Download and Install Perl: ActivePerl

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

Planning to go into production? Talk to us if you’re thinking about production use, or need older versions or custom builds.

Download Perl – ActivePerl Community Edition

Version Windows
(64-bit, x64)
Mac OS X

Looking for 32-bit? Download Windows (x86) or Mac OS X (Universal).

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.

License Options for Production Use

Commercial support, older versions of Perl, or redistributing ActivePerl in your software – We’ve got you covered.

Business Edition (BE)

Small teams / SMBs

Since instance per license

Email support, older Perl versions

Enterprise Edition (EE)

Large enterprises

Multiple instances per license

Priority support, SLA, custom builds, older versions

OEM Licensing

Software or hardware vendors

Multiple instances per license

Embed and redistribute ActivePerl in your products

How to Purchase

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