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 and get started in development for free!

When you're ready to put your Perl project into production, pick up ActivePerl Business Edition or Enterprise Edition for larger implementations.

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Download Perl: Other Platforms and Versions


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.




Production, Legacy, Redistribution

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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