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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.

Possibly more than 500 million users already, I'm sure you can use it as well!

curl is free and open software that compiles and runs under a wide variety of operating systems. curl exists thanks to efforts from many contributors.

The most recent stable version of curl is version 7.37.1, released on 16th of July 2014. Currently, 68 of the listed archives are of the latest version.

Use the curl command line tool or use libcurl from within your own programs.

Found a bug or a flaw? Report a bug!

curl and libcurl 7.37.1 July 16 2014

Another eight week cycle loops and the curl team proudly presents a new and shiny curl and libcurl relese: version 7.37.1. Read up on all the changes and bug fixes on the changes page.

curl and libcurl survey results June 13 2014

The results from the 2014 survey is now published.

These are the "raw" numbers, analysis and conclusions drawn from this are left to do. Join in and tell us what you think this means!

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Recent discussions on the mailing lists
Subject GMT Author Thread List
better random from TLS/crypto backends! Wednesday 21:24Daniel Stenberg3 firstlibcurl
[curl:bugs] #1401 OPENSSL_config causes ... Wednesday 14:08Daniel Stenberg1Bugs
Curl error code 35 after Mac OS upgrade ... Wednesday 09:51Madhavi Gundeti3 firstcurl-users
NSS, CURLOPT_CAINFO, and using the NSS C... Wednesday 02:03David Shaw6 firstlibcurl
[curl:bugs] #1381 Problem with proxy CON... Tuesday 22:25Daniel Stenberg2Bugs
Call for libcurl cmake users/maintainers... Tuesday 22:19Daniel Stenberg14 firstlibcurl
[curl:bugs] #1383 Segmentation fault in ... Tuesday 07:58Daniel Stenberg9 firstBugs
timeout return value in Curl_poll, Curl_... Tuesday 07:10Peter Wang1libcurl
[curl:bugs] #1401 STR_COPY:variable has ... Tuesday 07:08Daniel Stenberg12 firstBugs
[curl:bugs] #1208 curl is unable to load... Monday 22:32Daniel Stenberg2Bugs

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