How to Install Perl

Perl on Mac OS X

The Mac OS X operating system comes pre-installed with the libraries needed to run Perl programs. You can interact with Perl programs via the Terminal application (Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal). To determine the version of Perl installed, type the following in the Terminal window and then hit enter/return:

perl -v

The path to Perl that would need to be included in any perl scripts is the following:


Perl on Windows