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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/13/2015.

Erlang is a programming language used to build massively scalable soft real-time systems with requirements on high availability. Some of its uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance.
OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems. It includes its own distributed database, applications to interface towards other languages, debugging and release handling tools.

To install Erlang, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install erlang --version 17.5.0

To upgrade Erlang, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade erlang --version 17.5.0


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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    try {
    	Install-ChocolateyPackage 'erlang' 'EXE' '/S' '' ''  -validExitCodes @(0)
      Write-ChocolateySuccess 'Erlang'
    } catch {
      Write-ChocolateyFailure 'Erlang' $($_.Exception.Message)
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    try {
      start-process -wait "C:\Program Files\erl6.0\uninstall.exe"
      Write-ChocolateySuccess 'Erlang'
    } catch {
      Write-ChocolateySuccess 'Erlang'

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Joe Armstrong
  • Robert Virding
  • Mike Williams



Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Erlang 21.2 9579 Thursday, January 17, 2019 approved
Erlang 9465 Monday, July 2, 2018 approved
Erlang 21.0.1 402 Thursday, June 28, 2018 approved
Erlang 21.0 1104 Tuesday, June 19, 2018 approved
Erlang 20.3 11479 Wednesday, March 14, 2018 approved
Erlang 20.2 4559 Wednesday, January 10, 2018 approved
Erlang 20.1 1840 Wednesday, December 6, 2017 approved
Erlang 20.0 7035 Tuesday, August 15, 2017 approved
Erlang 19.3 4085 Friday, June 2, 2017 approved
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