RPTools is the Millennium Falcon of RPG Software

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RPTools is a brand of open-source programs designed to enhance traditional pen-and-paper role-playing games. You use them for face-to-face or Internet role-playing in real time – even if your players are on the other side of the world.  MapTool, our flagship product, is a free, highly-customizable virtual tabletop usable for a wide variety of gaming systems, from fantasy to sci-fi; from tabletop miniatures games to purely spoken-word games. TokenTool is nearly as popular and can be used for a variety of VTTs or custom maps using simple drag-and-drop images from the web or your computer system.

Note: For help with MapTool and other RPTools products, please see the RPTools Forums or live chat on Discord. Use the navigation at the top of this page to Download or see our DriveThruRPG publisher’s page

The community forums are a thriving, active source of rapid responses to any questions you may have about RPTools. Other help resources include our Discord server for live chat, Facebook, and Twitter. We take pride in our community and think of it as one of our greatest strengths. We encourage you to join us there.

If the game you want to run is a commonly-found one, there’s a good chance you can locate someone in the RPTools community who’s done most of the fine-tuning for you!  Although certainly not comprehensive here you can find a list supported games: D&D (all recent versions), Pathfinder, Warhammer 40k (most versions), Shadowrun, WoD, Call of Cthulhu 5.6 Ed, Fate 3.0, Fate Core/Accelerated, Hackmaster, Dragon Age, Savage Worlds, Hero 5th Ed, Hero 6th Ed, HarnMaster 3, Star Wars, Star Wars: Edge of the Empire, Bash, GURPS, Gumshoe, Ars Magica 5h Ed., Dogs in the Vineyard, Earth Dawn 3rd Ed, Numenera and a couple of board games.

Thanks to one of our community member Full Bleed for the Millennium Falcon catchphrase.

You can download available versions of MapTool from GitHub.

All users running versions prior to 1.8.3 are strongly encouraged to update. See this announcement post on our forum.

A JAR file version may be downloaded as well but is only recommended for developers or other advanced users.

Mac Users are encouraged to use the PKG version of the install. Windows users are encouraged to use the MSI.

If you need interactive help, please join our Discord Server. Or visit our wiki for complete walk-throughs of how to use the tool. Our Community page has more links; see the toolbar at the top of the page.

MapTool – Older Releases

Visit the download link for the latest release, above, then click on Releases in the upper left. Due to security vulnerabilities, all releases of MapTool prior to 1.8.3 are no longer available for download.

TokenTool Latest Release

Download TokenTool (Latest) from GitHub. View the ChangeLog for this release by visiting the link.

This Post Has 5 Comments

  1. Michael

    I have NO IDEA how to operate this program! I DL 1.4 Maptool, unzipped it. Don’t know where it went. I can’t find anywhere on this site to register an account… i do not know one damn thing i am doing!? :(

  2. karrel mirth

    i am planing on using maptolls for my pathfinder games, however i was woundering how many people i can get loged on to my game. Is it set to one or two until I pay xx amount to get xx amount spots or what?
    I also would like to know where i can get the rptool for doing planets/worlds
    thank you for your time

  3. RPTroll

    MapTool is free and always will be. The limit to connections is based on your available bandwidth and the speed of the computer being used as the server. As far as I know, there is no limit to the number of connections.

  4. RPTroll

    I would recommend going to the forums and posting a question that includes your operating system since each OS handles this a bit differently.

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