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Installation and uninstallation guide

This article covers installation of Oh So Hero on various systems.


The game is tested on various builds of Windows 10 and 11. Game might also work on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, but it's not tested.

Windows build is provided in portable and installable 32-bit and 64-bit builds. 64-bit builds of the game are recommended for the majority of users with modern Windows PCs and laptops.

Windows Installer builds

If you would like an easy way to install Oh So Hero! on a Windows PC, you can use the “setup.exe” file. Simply download and double-click to run. Going through the process with default settings will install it at the following location:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Full Frontal Frog\Oh So Hero!\

(This is the same whether you use the 64-bit or 32-bit version.)

When opening the installer, you might encounter safety warning. You can safely override it.


After the game has been installed, it is possible to uninstall the game using an uninstaller which is registered with Windows under the “Add or remove programs” section of the system settings.

If you are uninstalling due to a problem with the game, such as the potential of bad data remaining from an older version, you must do the following after uninstalling:

Delete the entire folder where the game is installed. As stated above, the default location is:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Full Frontal Frog\Oh So Hero!\

Please be aware, uninstalling or deleting the game install folder will not affect your save data. The save data is located in a different location; specifically in your user folder on your machine. See the save data page for details.

Windows Portable builds

Ready-to-go builds if you, for whatever reason, cannot or do not want to install Oh So Hero.

To play the game, simply download and extract the archive anywhere you want, e.g. into the folder on Desktop or USB stic and run the executable file.


To uninstall, you can simply delete all extracted files. If you want to delete save data, see the save data page.


There's two different builds for MacOS:

  • Macintel build is meant to be used on older Apple computers running Intel CPUs.
  • Macsilicon build is meant to be used on newer Apple computers running their own CPUs (M1, M2 etc.)


  1. Download the game and open the archive.
  2. Open Applications in Finder.
  3. Drag and Drop from archive to Applications folder
  4. Right-click and select “Open”


  1. Open Applications in Finder
  2. Drag and Drop OhSoHero app to the trash bin.


Linux version is universal and should work on most popular distributions. Do note that this build might not work on Linux systems running on ARM hardware such as Apple Silicon, Qualcomm Snapdragon etc.

Installation via file managers

Following instructions work for the majority of popular Linux distributions, e.g. Ubuntu/Mint, OpenSuSe etc…

  1. Download the ZIP and extract somewhere comfortable
  2. Right-click on the OhSoHero.x86_64 and choose Properties
  3. Add Executable permission to the file
  4. Run the file

Installation via terminal)

For advanced users

  1. Download the ZIP and extract somewhere comfortable
  2. Open your terminal and navigate to this folder
  3. Execute the following command

chmod +x OhSoHero.x86_64. It adds execution permission to the executable file.

  1. Go to that folder in your file manager and open the file. Or, in the terminal, write



To uninstall, you can simply delete all extracted files.

Steam Deck/SteamOS

SteamOS can run both native Linux build and Windows build via Proton. Linux build is recommended for better performance.

Installing Linux Build

  1. Download the ZIP and extract it somewhere comfortable.
  2. In Desktop Mode, find the app and choose “Add to Steam” on it.
  3. Go back to game mode and run the game


ChromeOS is not officially supported. However, you might try to install Android or Linux build on your ChromeOS device. You can try following guides (external links):


There's two Android builds - Standard (x86) and ARM64. If you have a more or less modern phone, you should choose the ARM64 one. If it doesn't work, try the other one.


In order to install APK, you need to specifically allow installing apps from unknown sources. Depending on your firmware and android version, a notification will pop up, asking you to allow this. If not, look for relevant setting in your device's Settings app.


Please note! The save files will be deleted together with the game!

Uninstalling process depends on your firmware and Android version. Most commonly, it can be deleted from your phone's app menu, or, if there's no such (e.g. in MIUI/HyperOS), directly from desktop. Tap and hold on OhSoHero icon to see the options. You can also navigate to Settings > Apps, find Oh So Hero there and uninstall it.

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install.txt · Last modified: 2024/04/03 23:12 by magoloric