Using a proxy
You can use the itch app behind an HTTP(S) proxy.
The app will attempt to detect your system settings (Windows, Linux, macOS, etc.), but if it gets them wrong, you can set the environment variable
HTTP_PROXY to the correct setting. (The app will also read
For example, if your HTTP(S) proxy is running locally, on port 8081, you would set the value of
Here's a guide to to setting an environment variable on Windows
The preferences tab will show if any proxy settings are active, and where it got them from (system or environment). When setting an environment variable, you need to restart the app (
Command+Q on macOS, then relaunch) for it to take effect.