Haiku Slideshow

Welcome to our screenshot tour of the system. Click on the preview images to open the fullsize version (1152 x 720 pixel).

Screenshot of Boot Loader

After Haiku is installed on your hard disk, it boots up in only a few seconds. LiveCDs and USB sticks take a bit longer...

Further reading: Get Haiku!, Installation Guide, Boot Loader

Screenshot of ReadOnlyBootPrompt

When booting from CD you first choose a language and keymap, then decide to either install Haiku to a partition or try it out in live mode.

Further reading: Installation Guide

Screenshot of Installer

Setting up a partition and the installation to harddisk or USB drive is quick and painless.

Further reading: DriveSetup, Installer, Installation Guide

Screenshot of Deskbar

The Deskbar is Haiku's version of Window's Taskbar. By default at the top right, you can move it to any corner or as a bar along the top or bottom of the screen.

Further reading: Deskbar

Screenshot of Locale

Haiku is multi-lingual, its interface has been translated to over 25 languages.

Further reading: Locale

Screenshot of vector icons

Haiku's vector icons scale beautifully.

Further reading: GUI, Icon-O-Matic