Download Elasticsearch

Release date:
October 14, 2021
Package Managers:

Running on Kubernetes? Try Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes or the Elasticsearch Helm Chart.

This default distribution is governed by the Elastic License, and includes the full set of free features.

View the detailed release notes here.

Not the version you're looking for? View past releases.

The distribution that's not bundled with a JDK is available here.

Information about third party dependencies and links to any source code we are obligated to provide are available on this page.

Not the version you're looking for? View past releases.

Installation steps

New around here? View our getting started page to get acquainted with the Elastic Stack.


Download and unzip Elasticsearch.

Elasticsearch can also be installed from our package repositories using apt or yum, or installed on Windows using an MSI installer package. See Repositories in the Guide.


Run bin/elasticsearch (or bin\elasticsearch.bat on Windows)


Run curl http://localhost:9200/ or Invoke-RestMethod http://localhost:9200 with PowerShell


Dive into the getting started guide and video.