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Release Notes

For important changes, please consult the release notes.

Software Requirements

The Scala software distribution can be installed on any platform with a Java runtime, version 1.6 or later. Scala 2.12 requires Java 8.

Additional information

You can find the links to prior versions or the latest development version below. To see a detailed list of changes for each version of Scala please refer to the changelog. Note that the different major releases of Scala (e.g. Scala 2.9.3 and Scala 2.10.1) are not binary compatible.


The Scala distribution is released under the 3-clause BSD license.