Download Perl, Python, Tcl, and more

ActiveState open source languages are available for download from the ActiveState Platform for Windows, Mac and Linux. 100% compatible with community open source, ActiveState language runtime environments are the quickest way to get started on your next project.

ActiveState open source languages are supported through our community forums. If you seek commercial support, please contact Sales.

ActiveState Python

Configure and download recent (3.x) and even EOL (2.x) versions of Python built on demand from source code for Windows, Linux and macOS.

ActiveState Perl

Configure and download recent (5.3x) and older (5.2x and 5.1x) versions of Perl built on demand from source code for Windows, Linux and macOS.

ActiveState Tcl

Configure and download recent (8.6.x) versions of Tcl built on demand from source code for Windows and Linux.

Tools That Make You More Productive

Our dev tools include our award-winning Komodo IDE and the Command Line Interface (CLI) for the ActiveState Platform, the State Tool, which simplifies management of your open source language environments. 

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97% of Fortune 1000 Companies Rely On ActiveState

ActiveState’s enterprise offering includes managed builds, premium support, OEM licensing, redistributable installers, and indemnification.

Reduce Security Risks
Ensure security with timely updates to languages and packages for critical issues, allowing you to quickly remediate vulnerabilities and automatically rebuild a secure runtime for your application.

Indemnification and License Compliance
Comply with your organization’s open source policies against GPL and GNU licensing, and reduce risk with legal indemnification.

Commercial Support & Maintenance
Keep your IP out of public forums and get faster, more reliable help with guaranteed response times and Service-Level Agreements.

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Secure the Software Supply Chain
Ensure the integrity and security of the open source components you import, build and work with in your organization.

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Avoid Lock-In with Open Source Languages
100% compatible with open source Python, Tcl and Perl so you can recruit skilled staff, ramp up faster and avoid vendor lock-in.

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Accelerate Time to Market
Spend less time managing environments and remediating vulnerabilities, and more time coding so you can get to market sooner.