Installing Strawberry Perl in Windows

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In order to run a Perl application in Windows, a Perl-Distribution for Windows is needed.[1] The following article shows the installation and use of Strawberry Perl[2][3] in Windows.


The msi-Installer can be directly downloaded from or The following gallery of images will demonstrate the installation process:

Execute Perl

C:\Users\tktest>perl -V
Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 16 subversion 3) configuration:

    osname=MSWin32, osvers=4.0, archname=MSWin32-x64-multi-thread
    uname='Win32 strawberry-perl #1 Tue Mar 12 12:12:07 2013 x64'

A short test-script checks the execution of Perl:

#!/bin/perl -w
print "Hello World";
Hello World


  1. Get Perl (
  2. Strawberry Perl Wikipedia Artikel (
  3. Strawberry Perl for Windows (

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