Home Edition

Parrot Home Edition is a general purpose operating system with the typical Parrot look and feel. This edition is designed for daily use, privacy and software development. Parrot Tools can be manually installed to assemble a custom and lightweight pentesting environment.

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Version

5.1.2 Electro Ara


Release Date

Nov 28, 2022


Architecture

amd64


Size

2.4 GB


Features

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Workstation

Full Office Suite

Pre-installed LibreOffice, and possibility to install other softwares via the Synaptic package manager.

Multimedia Production

VLC, GIMP and a whole repository from which to install other software such as OBS, Blender, Kdenlive, Krita and more!

Privacy

Anonymity tools

AnonSurf, TOR, Firefox pre-installed Ad-blockers.

Cryptography

Full disk encryption and all encryption tools including zulucrypt, sirikali... at your fingertips!

Development

Development Tools

VSCodium and Geany. You can start developing what you want.

Advanced Framework Support

Fully support for a lot of programming languages/frameworks like Go, Rust, Python and more.

Requirements

Processor

Dual Core CPU

Graphics

No Graphical Acceleration Required

Memory

1 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB available space

Security Edition

Parrot Security Edition is a special purpose operating system designed for Penetration Test and Red Team operations. It contains a full arsenal of ready to use pentesting tools.

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Version

5.1.2 Electro Ara


Release Date

Nov 28, 2022


Architecture

amd64


Size

4.8 GB


Features

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Workstation

Full Office Suite

Pre-installed LibreOffice, and possibility to install other softwares via the Synaptic package manager.

Multimedia Production

Pre-installed VLC, GIMP and a whole repository from which to install other software such as OBS, Blender, Kdenlive, Krita and more!

Privacy

Anonymity tools

AnonSurf, TOR, Firefox pre-installed Ad-blockers.

Cryptography

Full disk encryption and all encryption tools including zulucrypt, sirikali... at your fingertips!

Development

Pentest-ready

Lots of penetration testing tools, all already installed, including Powersploit, Scapy, Rizin and more!

Development Tools

VSCodium and Geany. You can start developing what you want.

Requirements

Processor

Dual Core CPU

Graphics

No Graphical Acceleration Required

Memory

1 GB RAM

Storage

20 GB available space

Hack The Box Edition

Unleash the full power of your Pwnbox, a customized hacking cloud box based on ParrotOS Security Edition, on your computer or try it online at Hack The Box Academy.

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Version

5.1.2 Electro Ara


Release Date

Nov 28, 2022


Architecture

amd64


Size

4.3 GB


Features

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Use cases

Beginners in Cyber Security

If you don’t know which tools you need yet or how to set up a hacking VM/OS, this is the answer on how to start your hacking journey.

Slow device/laptop or with low capabilities

Your PC doesn’t have the capabilities to run a hacking VM or is broken? Hack The Box Edition to the rescue!

Development

Development Tools

VSCodium and Geany. You can start developing what you want.

Advanced Framework Support

Fully support for a lot of programming languages/frameworks like Go, Rust, Python and more.

Requirements

Processor

Dual Core CPU

Graphics

No Graphical Acceleration Required

Memory

1 GB RAM

Storage

20 GB available space

Cloud Editions

Cloud Appliances are special editions of Parrot Security made for embedded devices, cloud environments, virtual machines and other special deployments.

Architect Edition
ParrotOS with nothing pre-installed. Install any software and DE with this edition.

Docker images
ParrotOS for Docker enables users to take advantage of the Parrot tools on top of other operating systems or in cloud environments.

Architect Edition

ParrotOS with nothing pre-installed. Install any software and DE with this edition.

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Version

5.1.2 Electro Ara


Release Date

Nov 28, 2022


Architecture

all


Size

323-349 MB


Features

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Totally customizable

Ready for any context.

Choose which tool to download upon installation.

(even) lighter!

You can customize it as you prefer, with any DE and any tool.

Requirements

Processor

Dual Core CPU

Graphics

No Graphical Acceleration Required

Memory

1 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB available space

Raspberry Pi Images

From release 5.0, ParrotOS is also available for Raspberry Pi 2, 3 and 4. This version is available in Core, Home and Security editions. The use of a Raspberry Pi 4 is strongly recommended, especially for the Security edition.

Available in the main editions.

Core, Home and Security.

Ready for any context.

Use the full potential of Parrot on your Raspberry Pi.

Fully customizable.

You can customize it as you prefer, with any tool.

Requirements

Processor

ARM quad core

Graphics

No Graphical Acceleration Required

Memory

512 MB RAM

Storage

8 GB available space

Version

5.1.2 Electro Ara


Release Date

Nov 28, 2022


Architecture

armhf, arm64


Size

291-364 MB

Version

5.1.2 Electro Ara


Release Date

Nov 28, 2022


Architecture

armhf, arm64


Size

910 MB - 1 GB

Version

5.1.2 Electro Ara


Release Date

Nov 28, 2022


Architecture

armhf, arm64


Size

2.0 - 2.4 GB

Develop for ParrotOS

Join our development platform and contribute to the components we maintain, or contact the upstream developers of the individual packages if they are not available on our platform. Parrot Security is an open source project, and anyone can contribute improving it.