Install Hyper on Nintendo Switch


A modern electron terminal

Hyper is an Electron-based terminal.

  • Built on HTML/CSS/JS
  • Fully extensible
  • Install themes and plugins from the command line

Run from Terminal: hyper
Run from Menu: Menu -> Accessories -> Hyper

Fortunately, Hyper is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Hyper.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Jammy, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Jammy.
Hyper will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Hyper

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Hyper.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Terminals category.

Now scroll down to find Hyper in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Hyper for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at