Installing the SDK

1. Install the dependencies

The SDK currently runs on Windows, macOS and Linux.

You need to install:

  1. Visual Studio Code.

  2. JDK 8 or greater. If you don’t already have a JDK installed, try AdoptOpenJDK.

    As part of the installation process you might need to set up the JAVA_HOME variable. You can find here the instructions on how to do it on Windows,macOS, and Linux.

2. Install the SDK

Windows 10

Download and run the installer, which will install DAML and set up your PATH.

Mac and Linux

To install the SDK on Mac or Linux:

  1. In a terminal, run:

    curl -sSL | sh
  2. Add ~/.daml/bin to your PATH. You can find the Mac OS and Linux instructions here.

Next steps

Alternative: manual download

If you want to verify the SDK download for security purposes before installing, you can look at our detailed instructions for manual download and installation.