Downloading and Installing SQLcl

Download and install Oracle SQL Developer Command Line (SQLcl) for free.

To download and install SQLcl:

  1. Download SQLcl:
    1. Go to the following page:
    2. Click the Download button and follow the on-screen instructions.


      To download the latest version using a direct link, go to https://download.oracle.com/otn_software/java/sqldeveloper/sqlcl-latest.zip

      You can use this address to automate the download as part of an automated process.

  2. To install SQLcl:
    • Select the ZIP file and extract the files.

    A sqlcl folder appears. The SQLcl utility resides in the ./sqlcl/bin subdirectory and named as follows:
    • Microsoft Windows - sql.exe

    • MacOS,Linux, Unix - sql