You can download the latest version of Godot by visiting https://godotengine.org/ and clicking Download Latest. This book is written for version 4.0. If the version you download has another number at the end (such as 4.0.3), that’s fine – this just means that it includes updates to version 4.0 that fix bugs or other issues.
On the download page, you will also see a standard version and a .NET version. The .NET version is specially built to be used with the C# programming language. Don’t download this one unless you plan to use C# with Godot. The projects in this book do not use C#.
Figure 1.1: The Godot download page
Unzip the downloaded file, and you’ll have the Godot application. Optionally, you can drag it to your
Applications folder, if you have one. Double-click the application to launch it and you’ll see Godot’s Project Manager window, which you’ll learn about in the...