The most popular way to get Scala is either using Scala through sbt, the Scala build tool, or to use Scala through an IDE.
First, make sure you have the Java 8 JDK installed.
To check, open the terminal and type:
java -version(Make sure you have version 1.8.)
(If you don't have it installed, download Java here.)
Then, install Scala:
...either by installing an IDE such as IntelliJ, or sbt, Scala's build tool.
Release NotesFor a summary of important changes, see the GitHub release notes.
(Or consult our archive of older release notes.)
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.
- Current 2.13.x milestone - Scala 2.13.0-M1
- Last 2.11.x maintenance release - Scala 2.11.11
- Last 2.10.x maintenance release - Scala 2.10.6
- Nightly builds
- All previous releases
You can find the installer download links for other operating systems, as well as documentation and source code archives for Scala 2.12.3 below.
|scala-2.12.3.tgz||Mac OS X, Unix, Cygwin|
|scala-2.12.3.msi||Windows (msi installer)|
The Scala distribution is released under the 3-clause BSD license.