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Tools for every operation
Choose between 600+ tools for every kind of Red and Blue team operation.
Parrot Security provides a huge arsenal of tools, utilities and libraries that IT and security professionals can use to test and assess the security of their assets in a reliable, compliant and reproducible way. From information gathering to the final report. The Parrot system gets you covered with the most flexible environment.
Hacking tools at your fingertipsYou can install your favorite tools on top of any Linux system, but it is time-comsuming, prone to errors and hard to keep updated over time. Parrot gives you the convenience of a familiar Debian environment with all the tools you will ever need. We regularly update, test and pack them for you.
A Developer Friendly environmentWhether you are an IT or security professional who needs to write your custom scripts, or a software developer in search for the best environment to work with your favorite languages and frameworks, Parrot is made for you.
Programming languages & Frameworks
Parrot integrates popular programming languages, compilers, interpreters, libraries and development frameworks either pre-installed or one command away through our software repository, for faster and easier software development.
You can also use Parrot in your CI/CD pipelines to add security tests to your release workflow.
Development toolsWe are developers too, and we love to have advanced, comfortable and easy to use environment too. This is why Parrot ships with Codium pre-installed. It is an advanced and extensible editor with IDE capabilities built upon VSCode. Other IDEs and editors are ready to install from our official software repository.
+35 millions downloads in the last five yearsEvery day more and more new people download and update the system. This OS is made to respect your freedom, and it ever will be. share with anyone, read the source code and change it as you want!
+200k unique usersA vast community, spread all over the world, used by experts but also by beginners.
+60 worldwide mirrorsParrotOS continues to grow thanks also to its collaborations, with various universities, organizations, companies and more.
ParrotOS versionsDifferent versions for different players, role your need and play freely.
Home edition is designed for daily use, privacy and software development. Parrot Tools can be manually installed to assemble a custom and lightweight pentesting environment.
Security Edition is a special purpose operating system designed for Penetration Testing and Red Team operations. It contains a full arsenal of ready-to use pentesting tools.
Cloud Appliances are special editions of Parrot Security made for embedded devices,cloud environments, virtual machines and other special deployments.
ParrotOS with nothing pre-installed. It is available for amd64, i386, arm64 and can be used to customize the system installation, like picking a different desktop environment, doing a minimal installation or installing a custom set of tools at install time.
Raspberry Pi Images
From now on, Parrot is also available for Raspberry Pi. Install whatever you like.
Develop for ParrotOSJoin our development platform and contribute to the components we maintain, or contact the upstream developers of the individual packages if they are not available on our platform. Parrot Security is an open source project, and anyone can contribute improving it.