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Alfresco Community installation files

This section describes the installation files available to download for installing Alfresco Community Edition.

There are a number of different installation files available to you, each of which you can choose depending on what is already installed on your system.

The setup wizards install all the components you need for running Alfresco, ensuring that you have all the recommended software installed and that configurations are set. When you install Alfresco using the setup wizards, it runs within an instance of the Tomcat application server.

If you wish to install Alfresco within an existing Tomcat or another application server, use the Alfresco WAR file. The Alfresco WAR file contains all the relevant artifacts or components needed for Alfresco Community.

The following sections help you to determine what files to download and install. The Community installation files are available to download from Alfresco at

Installation file File name Description
Setup wizard for Windows alfresco-community-5.0.d-installer-win-x64.exe (64 bit) The Alfresco setup wizard for Windows is for 64-bit systems. It is not suitable for use on 32-bit environments.
Setup wizard for Linux alfresco-community-5.0.d-installer-linux-x64.bin (64 bit)

The Alfresco setup wizard for Linux is for 64-bit systems. It is not suitable for use on 32-bit environments.

Note: The Linux executable file is a graphical installer, but you can also run this file to install Alfresco using text mode. Text mode is a keyboard-based installation method. Run the command with the --mode text option.
Setup wizard for Mac

The Alfresco setup wizard for Mac (compressed file).

Alfresco Community Distribution zip

Alfresco Community Distribution zip for manual install into existing application servers or for upgrades to existing Alfresco installations. This distribution zip also contains the Module Management Tool (MMT) and the sample extension files, such as

Alfresco File Transfer Receiver zip File Transfer Receiver installation file
Web Quick Start zip Web Quick Start bundle containing the AMPs for Web Quick Start and the Alfresco Web Editor.

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