The fourth R14 service release

R14B04 Readme File

R14B04 Source File (82.9 MB)

R14B04 Binary File (82.9 MB)

R14B04 Html Documentation File (27.4 MB)

R14B04 Man Pages File (1.0 MB)

This release is mainly a stabilization of the R14B03 release (but as
usual there are
some new functionality as well).

See the Readme file for more more details.

The documentation tar is now updated due to a small error some of the .eix files.
 (Updated:otp_doc_html_R14B04.tar.gz, md5 checksums)

Compiling Erlang from source

You can build Erlang from source on your own, following the building and installation instructions. Or use the Kerl script. Kerl is a script that lets you easily build Erlang with a few commands. Follow the instructions to build.

Finding a source version

Follow this link that presents all released source versions, a link to the GitHub source tag, and to the README.

Pre-built Binary Packages

Most OS package managers provide pre-built binary packages. You can also download the latest stable releases from Erlang Solutions. Erlang Solutions provides pre-built binary packages for OS X, Windows, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, Raspbian and other operating systems. 

  • For Homebrew on OS X: brew install erlang
  • For MacPorts on OS X: port install erlang
  • For Ubuntu and Debianapt-get install erlang
  • For Fedorayum install erlang
  • For FreeBSDpkg install erlang


Since OTP 18.0, Erlang/OTP is released under Apache License 2.0. The older releases prior to 18.0 were released under Erlang Public License (EPL), a derivative work of the Mozilla Public License (MPL).