MetaMed is a command-line Java application.


You need to have installed Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) JRE 1.8+. First, download JRE and install it if you do not have installed Java on your computer yet).

MetaMed Version

The latest MetaMed stable version is 2018.7.

How to Install MetaMed:

  • On GNU/Debian Linux, it is possible to use the prepared Deb package.
    1. Download Download the latest DEB file (Debian package)
    2. On Debian Linux, install using command:
      dpkg -i metamed_2018.7-1_all.deb
    3. Start MetaMed by typing command: metamed
  • On other platforms, use the ZIP file.
    1. Download Download the latest ZIP file
    2. Extract files from the downloaded archive using e.g. unzip or 7zip.
    3. Go into the created directory
      cd metamed-2018.7/
    4. Run MetaMed
      • by double-click on the file metamed-2018.7.jar
      • or by execution of command:
        java -jar metamed-2018.7.jar --help