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Download Zowe

Zowe has both server and client components, which you can install independently. Download the latest installer to install Zowe on the z/OS server, on your computer, or both. Start your journey with Zowe today!

Want to build Zowe on your own? Access Zowe GitHub repositories to download the source code.

Server-side component installer

Install Zowe z/OS components from the convenience build or the SMP/E build depending on your need.

Convenience build

PAX archive format installed on the z/OS server

Zowe 1.13.0 z/OS Convenience build

SMP/E build

SMP/E format installed on the z/OS server

Download the base FMID AZWE001 (based on v1.9.0) first and then apply the PTFs to get the latest version.

Zowe 1.9.0 FMID AZWE001

Zowe 1.13.0 PTF UO01948 and UO01949

Client-side component installer

Install Zowe CLI or Zowe Explorer, a Visual Studio Code extension powered by Zowe CLI.

Zowe CLI

Install Zowe CLI from the local package or from an npm registry if your computer is connected to the Internet.

Download the Zowe CLI core package and optionally download the plug-ins (CICS, Db2, IMS, MQ, z/OS FTP, and so on) to gain more capabilities.

Zowe 1.13.0 CLI Core

Zowe 1.13.0 CLI Plug-ins

Zowe Explorer

Installed directly to VSCode within the GUI

Visual Studio Code Marketplace

Previous Releases

Download previous releases of Zowe by version number.

Zowe version 1.0.0 through 1.8.0 are only available as rollup convenience builds. Zowe version 1.9.0 is the beginning of the Active Long-Term Support (LTS) release and it provides an SMP/E build with an FMID of AZWE001. The SMP/E build is the same content as the Zowe 1.9.0 convenience build. Updates in subsequent releases are made available as co-requisite PTFs as well as in convenience builds. Also, starting in 1.9.0, Zowe CLI core and plug-in packages are distributed separately.

Zowe 1.12.0 (2020-06-12) z/OS Convenience build SMP/E PTF UO01945 and UO01946 CLI Core CLI Plug-ins Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.11.0 (2020-05-01) z/OS Convenience build SMP/E PTF UO01942 and UO01943 CLI Core CLI Plug-ins Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.10.0 (2020-04-08) z/OS Convenience build SMP/E PTF UO01939 and UO01940 CLI Core CLI Plug-ins Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.9.0 (2020-02-28) z/OS Convenience build SMP/E FMID AZWE001 CLI Core CLI Plug-ins Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.8.0 (2020-02-07) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.7.1 (2019-12-04) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.7.0 (2019-11-18) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.6.0 (2019-10-24) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.5.0 (2019-10-03) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.4.0 (2019-08-09) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.3.0 (2019-06-13) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.2.0 (2019-05-03) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.1.0 (2019-04-03) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.0.1 (2019-03-07) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation
Zowe 1.0.0 (2019-02-08) z/OS Convenience build CLI Release Notes Documentation

All builds prior to Zowe v1.0.0 are no longer available.

Release Timeline

Version timeframe, Current, Active LTS, Maintenance

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Nightly Builds

Visit the Zowe Artifactory nightly build folder to find the most recent build.

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