What is OpenAsar?

OpenAsar is a rewrite of part of Discord's desktop code, making it snappier and include more features like further customization and theming.

Fast

Speeds up Discord's startup time by ~2x (up to ~4x with experimental options)

Snappy

Makes your client feel snappier for scrolling, switching channels, and more

Small

Less than 0.5% of the size of Discord's original (~9MB > ~40KB)

Snazzy

Themes your splash screen to match your client's theme automatically

Customizable

Many config options to choose from, with small tweaks to experimental options

Drop-in

You can easily swap out OpenAsar with the original by just replacing the file

Filesize
Original
8944 KB
OpenAsar
~40 KB
Total External (NPM) Dependencies
Original
79
OpenAsar
0
Time Spent Updating on a Low-end Linux PC
Original
55s
OpenAsar
13s
Total Starting Time for a Fresh Install on a Low-end Linux PC
Original
1:34
OpenAsar
28s

Run Script

A Batch script file has been downloaded, please run it to install.

If Windows or your browser blocks it, click run anyway (you may also need to click "more info" to see the option). It gets blocked just because the file isn't known.

If you have any problems you can join our Discord server.

File Handling

When clicking continue, a file will be downloaded. Please overwrite (save over) the file which you can find in the path below:

Restart

Restart Discord fully by quitting it via the system tray (Discord icon likely in the corner of your taskbar), then reopen it.