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Windows version (64-bits)12,345,803 bytesSWI-Prolog 8.1.11-1 for Microsoft Windows (64 bit)

Self-installing executable for Microsoft's 7/8/10 64-bit editions. See the reference manual for deciding on whether to use the 32- or 64-bits version.

SHA256:d077ae2792452dbaefee49dc78ee588dc23fbe64ef5e1c62dd262b2d3e868ae2
Windows version (32-bits)12,039,987 bytesSWI-Prolog 8.1.11-1 for Microsoft Windows (32 bit)

Self-installing executable for MS-Windows. Installs swipl-win.exe and swipl.exe. Works on Windows 7/8/10.

SHA256:bfb2e674b5d51361e92eca4654713903778507693de09624598483b54a6bde51
MacOS bundle27,638,282 bytesSWI-Prolog 8.1.11-1 for MacOSX 10.12 (Sierra) and later on intel

Mac OS X disk image with relocatable application bundle. Needs xquartz (X11) installed for running the development tools. The bundle also provides the commandline tools in the Contents/MacOS directory. Users of older MacOS versions are adviced to use Macports, Homebrew or install from source.

SHA256:d8ce78d0ca08b8b8abdbba2b8910598f40f843e18edd7d71e3e6b94658682016
Sources
Source archive10,755,459 bytesSWI-Prolog source for 8.1.11

Sources in .tar.gz format, including packages. See build instructions. See also the GIT repository.

SHA256:3bd83b5c5bf6f0d910bd30b32c9182d882a6238ca3a8f3d68cda63056f3056b0
Documentation
PDF file2,570,659 bytesSWI-Prolog 8.1.11 reference manual in PDF

SWI-Prolog reference manual as PDF file. This does not include the package documentation.

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About the development releases

The development branches have their own GIT repository at the address below. See the general GIT instructions for details.

% git clone https://github.com/SWI-Prolog/swipl-devel.git

Should I use the development release or the stable one?

Many active SWI-Prolog users track the development releases or GIT versions for developing Prolog applications. Most of the time the development versions are fairly stable. Infrequent larger rewrites to the core infrastructure that may cause instability is typically announced on the mailinglist.

Tracking the latest version offers some advantages for you are user:

  • Bug fixes are quickly available.
  • When you are stuck on a missing feature you can use this quickly after it has been added.
  • Although you are a little more often confronted with incompatibilities and regressions, such issues can be discussed and resolved.