Play with our beta

The best way to experience Zowe is by downloading our open beta.

* Please note this is a beta version of Zowe which is not intended for production use. This binary is provided under a different license and not from the Open Mainframe Project or Zowe community.

Don’t have z/OS instance? Follow this free tutorial to learn how to add new apps to Zowe Web UI. Also learn how to build plug-ins for Zowe CLI.

* Please note, at this stage, OMP does not provide a hosting site, but for those that do not want to or have the ability to download their own z/OS instance, IBM Z Ecosystem has provided a free tutorial and hosting site here.


How to get started

After you download the Zowe package,  you're ready to get started. Read the Zowe documentation to review the system requirements and follow the instructions to install Zowe.



Select a build to download

Version Documentation Build Date
v0.9.5 View documentation 01/09/2019
v0.9.4 View documentation 11/30/2018
v0.9.3 View documentation 11/02/2018
v0.9.2 View documentation 10/25/2018
v0.9.1 View documentation 10/04/2018
v0.9.0 View documentation 08/14/2018


There are hundreds of developers dedicated to extending Zowe - called Committers - who are focused on building a community around open source on the mainframe. The path to being a Committer is by first being a Contributor of ideas, fixes and showing your development skills. Learn how you can contribute code, ideas, and generate issues to earn your Committer status.

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