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

Version Windows
(64-bit, x64)
Mac OS X
(Universal)
Linux
(x86_64)
5.28.1.2801
5.26.3.2603
5.24.3.2404

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