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cUrl is a command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos...), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.

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

C:\> choco install curl

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

C:\> choco upgrade curl


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Software Author(s)

  • cURL Contributors
  • Guenter Knauf


Release Notes

This release includes the following changes:

  • metalink/md5: Use CommonCrypto on Apple operating systems
  • href_extractor: new example code extracting href elements
  • NSS can be used for metalink hashing [13]

This release includes the following bugfixes:

  • Fix broken libmetalink-aware OpenSSL build
  • gnutls: fix the error is fatal logic [1]
  • darwinssl: un-broke iOS build, fix error on server disconnect
  • asyn-ares: restore functionality with c-ares less than 1.6.1 [2]
  • tlsauthtype: deal with the string case insensitively [3]
  • Fixed MSVC libssh2 static build
  • evhiperfifo: fix the pointer passed to WRITEDATA [6]
  • BUGS: fix the bug tracker URL [4]
  • winbuild: Use machine type of development environment
  • FTP: prevent the multi interface from blocking [5]
  • uniformly use AM_CPPFLAGS, avoid deprecated INCLUDES
  • httpcustomheader.c: free the headers after use
  • fix >2000 bytes POST over NTLM-using proxy [7]
  • redirects to URLs with fragments [8]
  • don't send '#' fragments when using proxy [9]
  • OpenSSL: show full issuer string [10]
  • fix HTTP auth regression [11]
  • CURLOPTSSLVERIFYHOST: stop supporting the 1 value [12]
  • ftp: EPSV-disable fix over SOCKS [14]
  • Digest: Add microseconds into nounce calculation [15]
  • SCP/SFTP: improve error code used for send failures
  • SSL: Several SSL-backend related fixes
  • removed the notorious "additional stuff not fine" debug output
  • OpenSSL: Disable SSL/TLS compression - avoid the "CRIME" attack
  • FILE: Make upload-writes unbuffered
  • custom memory callbacks failure with HTTP proxy (and more) [16]
  • TFTP: handle resends
  • autoconf: don't force-disable compiler debug option
  • winbuild: Fix PDB file output [17]
  • test2032: spurious failure caused by premature termination [18]
  • memory leak: CURLOPT_RESOLVE with multi interface [19]

This release includes the following known bugs:

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
cURL 7.25.0 1226 Wednesday, April 11, 2012  
cURL 251 Saturday, February 25, 2012  
cURL 7.23.1 253 Wednesday, December 14, 2011  
cURL 7.22.0 252 Friday, October 14, 2011  
cURL 7.21.7 247 Friday, October 14, 2011  

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