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Download Scala 2.12.1 binaries for your system (All downloads).

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Release Notes

For important changes, please consult the release notes.

Software Requirements

Scala 2.12 requires version 8 of the Java platform. Older Scala versions are compatible with Java 6 and up. Java 9 is not yet supported.

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 different major releases of Scala (e.g. Scala 2.11.x and Scala 2.12.x) are not binary compatible with each other.

Other resources

You can find the installer download links for other operating systems, as well as documentation and source code archives for Scala 2.12.1 below.

Archive System Size
scala-2.12.1.tgz Mac OS X, Unix, Cygwin 18.79M
scala-2.12.1.msi Windows (msi installer) 125.84M
scala-2.12.1.zip Windows 18.83M
scala-2.12.1.deb Debian 144.65M
scala-2.12.1.rpm RPM package 125.29M
scala-docs-2.12.1.txz API docs 55.89M
scala-docs-2.12.1.zip API docs 109.10M
scala-sources-2.12.1.tar.gz Sources 5.99M

License

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