# How to Install QGIS
Navigate to the QGIS download page (opens new window)
Find the appropriate installer for your operating system. For Windows users, we recommend to download a standalone MSI installer for the long-term release:
Run the installer when it has finished downloading:
Continue the installation using the default installation options.
QGIS should now be installed on your computer.
QGIS is a powerful tool with a great community that can help you achieve a lot.QGIS User Guide (opens new window) and QGIS Training Manual (opens new window) are great resources to get familiar with QGIS and its functionality.