InaSAFE is a plugin for QGIS, so QGIS must be installed first via the QGIS Python Plugin Repository.
To install InaSAFE, use the plugin manager in QGIS.
wait for a moment until the InaSAFE dock appears in the right side of QGIS main window.
Close the plugin manager window.
This installation method is not recommended unless you have no internet access or wish to use a specific version of InaSAFE. If this does not apply to you, use the plugin repository method described above.
We make regular releases of the InaSAFE plugin and they are available at http://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/inasafe/. Simply choose the most recent (i.e. the one with the largest version number) and save it to your hard disk.
Extract the zip file into the QGIS plugins directory.
Depending on your version of QGIS the plugin directory is either under a subdirectory of .qgis (QGIS versions < 2.0) or .qgis2 (QGIS version >= 2.0).
Depending on your Operating System (Windows, Linux, OS X) and the version of QGIS, the directory containing the plugins will be in:
.qgis(2) means that the directory is either called .qgis or .qgis2.
If you are running Windows with QGIS 2.8 or above, do the following:
OS X and Linux users must follow the same procedure but with the appropriate directory, ~/.qgis2/python/plugins/.
Once the plugin is extracted, start QGIS and enable it from the plugin manager.
If you are using an older version of QGIS or simply want to install a specific version of the InaSAFE plugin you must perform the following steps: