Where can I download ID-software and which operating systems are supported
ID-card software works with Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems. Every ID-software version supports only specific operating system versions, detailed information can be found here.
ID-software is distributed through different channels. State sponsored ID-card software is distributed through these official channels:
- installer.id.ee website
installer.id.ee website always offers software according to the operating system used to enter the installer.id.ee website.
If you for some reason need a different version of ID-card software than your current computer has then you can find those versions below:
- Newest ID-software for Windows: https://installer.id.ee/?lang=eng&os=windows
- Newest ID-software for Mac OS X: https://installer.id.ee/?lang=eng&os=mac (Web browser components for authentication and digital signing with ID-card)
- Newest ID-software for Linux: https://installer.id.ee/?lang=eng&os=linux
- Apple App Store
Apple App Store is used to distribute DigiDoc3 client and ID-card utiliy for Mac OS X users.
Direct links for web browser:
- DigiDoc3 client - appstore.com/mac/ria/digidoc3client
- ID-card utiliy - appstore.com/mac/ria/idcardutility
Direct links for App Store:
- DigiDoc3 client - macappstores://itunes.apple.com/us/app/digidoc3-client/id561422020?ls=1&mt=12
- ID-card utility - macappstores://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id-card-utility/id556524918?ls=1&mt=12
- Windows Update
Windows Update is used to automatically install a ID-software minidriver component that allows authentication (but not digital signing) to e-services using Internet Explorer. Additional information can be found here. Direct link (only works with Internet Exporer) http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=Estonian%20National%20ID%20Card
- Other distribution channels and versions
ID-card software based on the official version is bundled in the Estobuntu Linux operating system. Read more at www.estobuntu.org
Additionally there is software for digital signing and opening digitally signed documents for Android and iOS devices. This software can be installed from either Google Play or AppStore.