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tcl (version 8.4.11)

Tcl (Tool Command Language, pronounced tickle) provides a powerful platform for creating integration applications that tie together diverse applications, protocols, devices, and frameworks. When paired with the Tk toolkit, Tcl provides the fastest and most powerful way to create GUI applications that run on PCs, Unix, and the Macintosh. Tcl can also be used for a variety of web-related tasks and for creating powerful command languages for applications.

Tcl is maintained, enhanced, and distributed freely as a service to the Tcl community by Scriptics Corporation. The official home for Tcl/Tk is on the Scriptics Web site:

Tcl is a freely available open source package. You can do virtually anything you like with it, such as modifying it, redistributing it, and selling it either in whole or in part.