Step 1: Make the AppImage file executable
Open up the folder that contains the AppImage file you've downloaded in a file browser, right-click on the AppImage file with your mouse, select Properties, and go to the Permissions tab. Make sure you select the box "Allow executing file as program". Close the Properties window. Please see the following screenshot as reference. (Note: Your screen may vary depending on which linux version and file browser you use).
Step 2: Run the AppImage file
Once you've set executable permissions for the AppImage file, you can run the software in one of two ways:
- In a file browser, double-click the AppImage file to run, or right-click on the file and select the Run option.
- On a command line, type the name of the AppImage file preceded by the characters ./, then hit the Enter key to execute the command. For example: