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Perl runs on over 100 platforms!

We recommend that you always run the latest stable version, currently 5.20.0. If you're running a version older than 5.8.3, you may find that the latest version of CPAN modules will not work.

Operating System Information:

Unix

Running Linux, Solaris, AIX, HPUX, or any other UNIX-like system?

Binaries

  • Already Installed

    You probably already have perl installed. Type perl -v on a command line to find out which version.
  • Download ActivePerl

    ActiveState Perl has binary distributions of Perl for many platforms. This is the simplest way to install the latest version of Perl.

Source

Mac OS X

Binaries

  • Already Installed

    Mac OS X already has Perl installed. Open a Terminal application (in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder) and run perl -v to find out which version.
  • Download ActivePerl

    ActiveState Perl has binary distributions of Perl for Mac OS X. This is the simplest way to install the latest version of Perl.

Source

Windows

Windows does not have Perl installed by default.

Binaries

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