# Get Started

## Installation

### Windows and Linux

No special installation steps are required, just download and extract the archive.

### macOS

Download the dmg file and drag Protector4J to Applications, the actual contents of this tool are in Protector4J.app/Contents/protector4j-mac

## Structure

We provide both GUI Tool and CLI Tool, You can choose the corresponding tool according to your requirement.

### GUI Tool

p4j-ui[.exe] is the GUI Tool. You can complete the encryption process step by step with the wizard.

### CLI Tool

p4j[.exe] is the CLI Tool. Execute p4j -h to view the detailed usage.

For macOS users, you can find the files in Protector4J.app/Contents/protector4j-mac

### Task File Templates

It needs to specify a task file as an argument to the command-line tool. You can modify the task file templates according to the project requirement. The task files templates are in the task-templates folder.