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Curl is a command-line tool for transferring data specified with URL syntax. Find out how to use curl by reading the curl.1 man page or the MANUAL document. Find out how to install Curl by reading the INSTALL document.

libcurl is the library curl is using to do its job. It is readily available to be used by your software. Read the libcurl.3 man page to learn how!

You can find answers to the most frequent questions we get in the FAQ document.

Study the COPYING file for distribution terms and similar. If you distribute curl binaries or other binaries that involve libcurl, you might enjoy the LICENSE-MIXING document.

Contact

If you have problems, questions, ideas or suggestions, please contact us by posting to a suitable mailing list.

All contributors to the project are listed in the THANKS document.

Website

Visit the curl web site for the latest news and downloads.

Git

To download the very latest source from the Git server do this:

git clone https://github.com/curl/curl.git

(you'll get a directory named curl created, filled with the source code)

Security problems

Report suspected security problems via our HackerOne page and not in public!

Notice

Curl contains pieces of source code that is Copyright (c) 1998, 1999 Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan. This notice is included here to comply with the distribution terms.

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*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the libcurl README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.