Dyne:bolic :: Free & Live creative multimedia

We are hackers.Dyne:bolic is a 100% free software operating system recommended by the Free Software Foundation. It is a live CD that runs without the need to install.

Be welcome in a GNU/Linux world!

Free software operating system for media activists, artists and creatives. Dynebolic is  as a practical tool for multimedia production: you can manipulate and broadcast both sound and video with tools to record, edit, encode and stream, having automatically recognized most device and peripherals: audio, video, TV, network cards, firewire, usb and more; all using only free software!

100% Free, as in speech

Dyne:bolic is one of the GNU/Linux distributions recommended by the Free Software Foundation: no proprietary software is inside, no closed source firmware.


You are free to study, modify, redistribute and even sell this operating system, as long you grant the same freedom to others.

Friendly to the environment

This operating system is designed to run on Pentium2 processors with 256MB RAM, not even an harddisk is needed.

Unleash the full potential of computers even with a second hand PC. Let’s stop consumerism and use well what we have.

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Digital resistance

This software is about digital resistance to all those governments and corporations trying to monitor and control the way we communicate, we share our interests and knowledge.


Liberate yourself from mental slavery.

Freedom needs privacy

Our operating system does not include any cloud-service and does not establishes background communications without the consent of its user.


Tomb logo by monmortDynebolic also includes support for strong encryption of private data, thanks to our software Tomb.

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Freedom of expression

Dyne:bolic includes free software for the production and not only for the playback of media.


For each application that lets you listen there is one that lets you express, without the need to buy or install additional components. We want to make it possible for people to be producers and not just consumers of information.

Appreciated worldwide

Since its birth in 2000 dyne:bolic has been redistributed by several magazines and adopted by universities, community initiatives, medialabs and public institutions around the World.


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Dyne:bolic is a multimedia studio that you simply pop into any computer and start it up, instantly turning it into a Linux/GNU system without affecting existing things on your computer.

Independent UK

Top 10 open source in 2005

Readers with older Windows PCs can use Dyne:bolic to run the GNU/Linux version of Pure Data on their machine without affecting their Windows installation, creating audio files in GNU/Linux before transferring them into their sequencer.

Adam Armfield

Sound on Sound, 2006

It has all the right apps for an artist to express his creativity, without the headache of installing and configuring them. It includes some of the best free and open source tools with which you can compose music, mix video streams, and create 3-D animations.

Mayank Sharma

Linux.com, 2007

1.4 GB ISO, run from DVD, USB or VM

Codename: MUNIR – released in September 2011

MD5 sum 23371b38a375dfd5efb88872a336c6db  dynebolic-3.0.0-beta.iso

File integrity verifiable using Jaromil’s old key 0xF6D3FBD9C2B68E39

Download Dyne:bolic 3.0-beta (i386)