Last modified 11 years ago Last modified on 09/30/09 22:23:02

Download Sophie 2.0

Sophie 2.0 is released under the Educational Community License, Version 2.0.

Sophie 2.0 requires Java 6 or its equivalent. Please see the installation instructions for more information.

This is an old release

Release notes

New features

  • Browser frames
  • Audio frames
  • Video frames
  • Comment frames
  • Basic timelines
  • Basic text styling (see known issues)
  • Text chaining
  • Text search


  • Page preview palette is now more usable.
  • Full screen is now more usable.
  • Zoom panel is now more usable.
  • Rotation can now done by dragging the rotation halo.

Known issues:

  • Large text files may not import correctly.
  • Preview performance is low in some cases.
  • Some media formats may cause issues when previewed.
  • Text styles can't be saved.
  • Resizing frames by dragging borders will currently crash the application.
  • The page resize halos may work incorrectly.
  • Playing more than one media stream may break the application.
  • Comment frames can't be saved.


ZIP of Sophie 2 test release 2 for all platforms

Sophie 2 Author

Sophie 2 Reader

Sophie 2 Server

MacOS Sophie 2 test release 2 packages

Sophie 2 Author

Sophie 2 Reader

Daily builds

These builds are the latest daily builds, in both ZIP and GZIP format. Use caution with these; the features present in these builds may not match that which is described in the documentation and have not been as tested as thoroughly as the regular release.

Build server

Source code

User documentation

Sample books

  • More demo books can be found here.


  • Basic tutorials on getting started with Sophie are available here.

Release schedule

Previous releases