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Welcome to the Asuswrt-Merlin project website

Asuswrt-Merlin is a third party alternative firmware for Asus routers, with a special emphasis on tweaks and fixes rather than radical changes or collecting as many features as possible.

Latest release


Main interface

Last update: 09-Jan-2021.
Model Stable Beta
RT-AC68U 384.19 386.1 beta 4
RT-AC88U 384.19 386.1 beta 4
RT-AC3100 384.19 386.1 beta 4
RT-AC5300 384.19 386.1 beta 4
RT-AC86U 384.19 386.1 beta 4
RT-AX56U 384.18 386.1 beta 4
RT-AX58U 384.19 386.1 beta 4
RT-AX86U none 386.1 beta 4
RT-AX88U 384.19 386.1 beta 3
GT-AC2900 none 386.1 beta 4

No longer supported:  
RT-N66U 380.70
RT-AC66U 380.70
RT-AC56U 384.6
RT-AC87U 384.13_10
RT-AC3200 384.13_10


Familiar interface

Retains the same user interface as in the original firmware, with enhancements.

Easy to install

Just flash it like an original firmware update. Your existing settings will even be preserved.

Advanced customization

You can customize the configuration file of most services like dnsmasq and Samba.

Extend it

Dozens of applications are available through the Entware software repository.

Enhance your network

Install an ad-blocker, or force your devices to use a filtering DNS service.

Retain original features

Advanced features such as Adaptive QoS or AiMesh are still functional.

Click here for a more detailed list.