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ActivePerl free download for Mac


Version 5.26

Complete and ready-to-install Perl distribution.

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ActivePerl overview

ActivePerl is the industry-standard Perl distribution, available for Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, Solaris, AIX and HP-UX. Developers worldwide rely on ActivePerl's completeness and ease-of-use, while corporate users protect their infrastructure and stay competitive with quality-assured ActivePerl business solutions.

Complete and ready-to-install, the free ActivePerl distribution includes core Perl, popular modules, the Perl Package Manager (PPM), and complete documentation.

ActiveState also provides business solutions for dynamic languages, including enterprise distributions and OEM licensing, that offer guaranteed stability, expert support, unparalleled quality and cost-efficiency to organizations.

What’s new in version 5.26

Updated on Nov 03 2020

Version 5.26:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.





46.3 MB



App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9 or later
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Sep 14 2010
Sep 14 2010
Windows/Linux switchers: This is not intended to replace your System perl. never, ever attempt to replace it. It is not like Win/Linux. On OS X, system perl is meant to stay in exact position, it is absolutely "hardcoded". (happens a lot to switchers, activeperl is different on windows/linux)
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