Frequently Asked Question

How can I install PA outside of Steam with papatcher? eg macOS Catalina 10.15+
Last Updated 4 years ago

Install golang from
 or Linux repo.

Download papatcher.go from:

To install or update PA run the following in a terminal window or command prompt:

go run papatcher.go --stream=stable --update-only

Alternatively add that to a shell script or windows batch file.

For Windows you may need to install the latest Visual Studio 2019 64 bit runtime:

Linux Dependencies

  • libsdl2
  • libgl1
  • libstdc++6
  • libcurl
  • libudev0
  • libuuid

On Fedora / NixOS the following environment variable may also be needed:


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