Download and Install Perl: ActivePerl
The trusted Perl distribution for Windows, Linux and Mac, pre-bundled with top Perl modules – free for development use.
Get ActivePerl Community Edition
If you need 32-bit or other older/legacy versions, they are available through our new ActiveState Platform by subscribing to at least Team Tier. See pricing here.
ActivePerl is now offered through the ActiveState Platform. Create a free account above and get these benefits:
- Download ActivePerl and get notified of updates
- Customize Perl with only the packages you need
- Share your Perl runtime environment with your team
Build a custom Perl tailored to your needs
- Pick only the packages you need
- We automatically resolve all dependencies
- You get an easy-to-deploy runtime environment
Licensing Options For Beyond Development Use
Commercial support, older versions of Perl, or redistributing ActivePerl in your software – We’ve got you covered on the ActiveState Platform. Compare pricing options in detail.
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