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Kristall Small-Internet Browser

Kristall is a browser without support for css/js/wasm or graphical websites. It can display user-styled documents in several formats, including gemini, html, markdown, … provided by a server via gemini, gopher, http, finger, …


What is Gemini, Gopher, Finger?

I've never heard these words before, where can i learn more?

Project Gemini
Finger (Protocol)


Non-exhaustive feature list:

Crossplatform all the way

Kristall is available and tested regulary on several operating systems, including:


Note that Kristall may requires the
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package
installed on windows. Otherwise it will fail with a message that MSVCR100.dll is missing. Most windows systems have this already installed.

Stable Release

Currently no stable release build is available, but there are packages for Kristall 0.3 available for
Void Linux (Work in progress)
ArchLinux AUR (0.3)


Windows (zip, x86_64)
Linux (AppImage, x86_64)
macOS (dmg, x86_64, unsigned)


The project source code is managed on GitHub:

If you want to participate in development or file issues, please use GitHub or write me a mail to

You can also contact me (xq) for support or feature proposals on IRC: