ActivePerl User Guide

Welcome to ActivePerl

Thank you for using ActivePerl, ActiveState's quality-assured binary build of Perl, available for Linux, Solaris and Windows. As part of ActiveState's support for Perl, ActiveState provides the ActivePerl binary packages free to the community. ActivePerl includes:

The Windows version of ActivePerl also includes:

Refer to the Release Notes for information about this version of ActivePerl.

ActiveState Products

ActiveState is the leading provider of productivity tools for Perl programmers and technology solutions based on Perl.


Productivity Tools

Contact ActiveState

For installation-related support issues, contact

For general information and support, refer to the ActivePerl mailing list at

To report a bug, or to view bugs fixed in this release, see the ActivePerl bug site, at