TADS interpreters

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This page shows stable interpreters for the TADS 2 and TADS 3 format. They are listed in date order (latest release first).

Click to download the interpreter, or to play online, as appropriate.

Interpreter Link Format System Updated Multimedia support
Parchment Play Glulx, Hugo, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Browser 2022-08-08 Colours, graphics
Gelek Vanilla Download ADRIFT 4, AdvSys, AGT, Glulx, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, ScottFree, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Linux 2022-02-21
Gargoyle Download AdvSys, AGT, Alan 2, Alan 3, Glulx, Hugo, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Windows, macOS, Linux 2022-01-31 Different for each game format
Spatterlight Download ADRIFT 4, AdvSys, AGT, Alan 2, Alan 3, Glulx, Hugo, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, ScottFree, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code macOS 2022-01-27 Colors, graphics, sound
Lectrote Download Glulx, Hugo, Ink, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Windows, macOS, Linux 2022-01-04 Graphics
ScummVM Download ADRIFT 4, AdvSys, AGT, Alan 2, Alan 3, Glulx, Hugo, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, Quest, ScottFree, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code, Other Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Other 2021-12-25
QTads Download TADS 2, TADS 3 Windows, macOS, Linux 2021-09-25 All multimedia features of TADS are supported.
Hunky Punk Download TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Android 2021-04-05
Frotz for iOS Download Glulx, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code iOS 2020-09-07 Color, Graphics
Fabularium (F-Droid) Download ADRIFT 4, ADRIFT 5, AdvSys, AGT, Alan 2, Alan 3, Glulx, Hugo, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, ScottFree, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Android 2019-10-03 Colors, graphics
ElseIFPlayer Download Play Glulx, Hugo, TADS 3, Z-code Browser


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