IBM® XL Fortran for Linux is the compiler used by scientific and engineering communities to support extensive numerical, scientific, and high-performance computing and is available in 2 variants.


The XL Fortran for Linux trial is a fully functional compiler product available for an evaluation period of 60 days. You can click the Download trial button on the right to download the trial version.

You can also obtain the latest trial versions of the little endian compiler for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 16.04, RHEL 7.1, RHEL 7.2, CentOS 7, SLES 12, and SLES 12 SP1 from the public apt-get, yum, and zypper repositories. Packages are signed with key name IBM XL Compilers <>, fingerprint 70DC1778 B690906E B9EAD019 4B19F6F5 0761C815.

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If you have purchased the compiler, download the licensed version. For more information on downloading the licensed version from Passport Advantage or Entitled Software Support (ESS), see How to download the GA image for IBM compilers.

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