Download Perl Binaries: ActivePerl Community Edition

ActivePerl is the leading commercial-grade distribution of the open source Perl scripting language. Download ActivePerl Community Edition free binaries for your development projects.



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By downloading ActivePerl Community Edition's Perl binaries, you agree to comply with the terms of use of the ActiveState Community License. Please refer to our documentation for install/uninstall instructions.




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If you want to use ActivePerl for more than just internal development and testing, below are some options to meet your business needs. Contact us for more information.

  • Business Edition

    Use ActivePerl on production servers or access to ActivePerl 5.6, 5.8, 5.10, 5.12, 5.14, 5.16, 5.18 or 5.20.

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  • Enterprise Edition

    Get priority support, big iron (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris), how-to consultation, indemnification, or custom builds.

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  • ActivePerl OEM Licensing

    Redistribute ActivePerl in your products.

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