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Backyard Desktop App

Run AI models locally. One-click install w/ zero configuration.
100% free forever.
Download Mac (Intel)

macOS 10.15 (Catalina) or higher

8GB of RAM recommended

Download Mac (Apple)

macOS 10.15 (Catalina) or higher

8GB of RAM recommended

Local & Private

All data is stored 100% locally on device, providing unparalleled privacy and control. The Desktop App also works offline.

Automatic GPU Acceleration

Supports Nvidia, AMD, Intel & Apple GPUs

Backyard AI automatically configures your GPU and local hardware to give you the best performance possible. No technical knowledge required.

Mobile Tethering

Tethering extends all the capabilities of Backyard AI's desktop experience to mobile, by allowing you to utilize your computer’s local resources remotely from a web browser. Learn about mobile tethering

100+ Language Models

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Choose from hundreds of supported AI language models to power your text adventures. New models are added weekly.

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