Erlang/OTP 22.2 is the second service release for the 22 major release with mostly bugfixes and improvements

OTP 22.2 Readme File

OTP 22.2 Source File (92526256)

OTP 22.2 Windows 32-bit Binary File (92526256)

OTP 22.2 Windows 64-bit Binary File (94825052)

OTP 22.2 HTML Documentation File (33943680)

OTP 22.2 Man Pages File (1359216)



  • The Kernel application's User's Guide now contain a Logger Cookbook with with common usage patterns.
  • Numerous improvements in the new socket and net modules

Standard libraries:

  • common_test: ct_property_test logging is improved
  • ssl: Correct handling of unordered chains so that it works as expected


  • Emacs erlang-mode function that lets the user open the documentation for an Erlang/OTP function in an Emacs buffer has been improved. Users will be asked if they want the man pages downloaded if they are not present in the system.

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).