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Swift is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

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Latest Stable Release (0.96.2)

This release adopts a simplified, consolidated and more expressive configuration file format.

This is the recommended release for new users and we strongly urge our current users to migrate.

Precompiled binary distribution: [swift-0.96.2.tar.gz] [Release notes]

Swift 0.95 includes several major bug-fixes from the 0.94 release. Since there are no major features in this release, it shares documentation with the Swift 0.94 release.

Precompiled binary distribution: [swift-0.95.tar.gz] [Release notes]

Source Code

The source code for Swift is available to developers who have an interest in contributing new features. The code is hosted on Github. To download and compile the source code for the latest release, Swift-0.96, you will need Apache Ant and Java JDK.

Here are the steps:

$ git clone https://github.com/swift-lang/swift-k.git swift-0.96 $ cd swift-0.96 $ git checkout -b release-0.96-swift $ ant redist

NOTE: The dist directory will contain the complete build.

Development Version

The development version of Swift is aimed at developers and testers. The development code has the highest chance of containing buggy and untested code. If you need stability please use the latest release instead.

$ git clone https://github.com/swift-lang/swift-k.git swift-devel $ cd swift-devel $ ant redist

Older Downloads

Please see the archive

Current: 0.96.2, 2015/08/05
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