Publish or Perish on Microsoft Windows

Detailed instructions on how to download and install Publish or Perish for Windows

Publish or Perish 8 on Windows 10

The Windows version of Publish or Perish is available for downloading by following the instructions below. The download package contains an installer for Microsoft Windows and is digitally signed by Tarma Software Research Ltd.

Note: The Publish or Perish software installer does NOT require administrator rights. You can install the Publish or Perish software on your computer even as a non-privileged user.

License agreement

Publish or Perish is provided courtesy of It is free for personal non-profit use; please refer to the End User License Agreement for the full licensing terms and conditions.

System requirements

Check that your computer meets the following minimum system requirements:

  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, and 11, including x64 and Server editions.
  • Some memory (enough to run the operating system, not much more).
  • Some hard disk space (ditto).
  • An Internet connection.

Download information

Download the Publish or Perish software installer from the web site:

PoP Installer Publish or Perish installer for Windows (2.4 MB)

Version: 8.12.4612 (12 March 2024) [Changes in this version]

Installation instructions

Start the PoP8Setup.exe installer by double-clicking on the file that you just downloaded. On most systems, a security warning dialog box will now appear that looks like one of the following. In all cases, click Yes to allow the installation to proceed.

Windows 11

Windows 10 (1607 update and later)
Windows 10 UAC (1607 update)

Windows 10 (original) and Windows 8.x
Windows 10 UAC screen

Windows 7
Windows 7 UAC box

Click Yes after you have verified that the publisher's name is Tarma Software Research Ltd. The installer will now start. Follow the instructions on the screen to confirm your acceptance of the license agreement and to install the Publish or Perish software on your computer.

Note: If you have an earlier version of Publish or Perish on your computer, it will be automatically removed before the new version is installed. Your queries are preserved during the upgrade process.

After installation is complete, you can start Publish or Perish through the Windows Start menu: click on the Start menu button, then All Programs, then Publish or Perish 7.

If you ever need to remove the Publish or Perish software from your system, use the Add/Remove Programs control panel.

Support Publish or Perish

The development of the Publish or Perish software is a volunteering effort that has been ongoing since 2006. Download and use of Publish or Perish is and will remain free (gratis), but your support toward the costs of hosting, bandwidth, and software development are appreciated. Your support helps further development of Publish or Perish for new data sources and additional features.