Getting binaries

David Miller edited this page Nov 23, 2013 · 5 revisions

There are two options for getting a binary distribution.

  • NuGet
  • SourceForge


ClojureCLR is available from at

From the NuGet console:

PM> Install-Package Clojure

This distribution contains all the necessary DLLs ILMerge'd into a single, signed DLL. Release versions for .NET 3.5 and 4.0 are included. Also, the tools subdirectory contains Clojure.Main.exe (REPL) and Clojure.Compile.exe (command-line compilation). You will have to move those EXEs in with the corresponding DLLs to run them.


To get a REPL running quickly, download a binary distribution from

Binary distributions are labeled:

  • RELEASE corresponds to a Clojure release such as 1.2.0 or to an interim build such as 1.3.0-alpha2.
  • TYPE is Debug or Release
  • DOTNETVERSION is 3.5 or 4.0.


  • Download the zip file of your choice.
  • (For some versions of Windows) Clear the ‘downloaded from the internet flag’ by right-clicking the zip file in the File Explorer and selecting the Unblock box.
  • Unzip.
  • Got to the directory you unzipped into, and start a REPL by running Clojure.Main.exe.

See also

Testing and building distributions