Download and Install Perl: ActivePerl

ActivePerl is the leading distribution of open source Perl. Download ActivePerl Community Edition and get started free in development.

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Download Perl – ActivePerl Community Edition

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By downloading ActivePerl Community Edition, 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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