Perl is a programming language suitable for writing simple scripts as well as complex applications. Strawberry Perl is a perl environment for MS Windows containing all you need to run and develop perl applications. It is designed to be as close as possible to perl environment on UNIX systems. It includes perl binaries, compiler (gcc) + related tools, all the external libraries (crypto, graphics, and xml), all the bundled database clients and all you expect from Strawberry Perl. Extract the files into your local drive and run the application.