Get the Dart SDK
The Dart SDK has the libraries and command-line tools that you need to develop Dart web, command-line, and server apps. If you’re developing only mobile apps, then you don’t need the Dart SDK; just install Flutter.
Install the Dart SDK
Choose one of these options:
Install using Chocolatey
To use Chocolatey to install a stable release of the Dart SDK, run this command:
C:\> choco install dart-sdk
To install a dev release, run this command:
C:\> choco install dart-sdk --pre
To upgrade the Dart SDK, run this command (add
--pre to upgrade the dev release):
C:\> choco upgrade dart-sdk
Install using a setup wizard
Alternatively, use the community-supported Dart SDK installer for Windows. You can use the wizard to install stable or dev versions of the Dart SDK.
About release channels and version strings
The Dart SDK has two release channels:
- stable channel: stable releases, updated no more frequently than every 6 weeks; currently
- dev channel: prereleases, usually updated 1/week; currently
Stable channel releases of the Dart SDK have version strings like
2.1.0. They consist of dot-separated integers, with no hyphens or letters.
Dev channel releases of the Dart SDK (prereleases) have additional characters, starting with a hyphen (
-). For example, Dart 2 prereleases have version numbers starting with
2.0.0-dev such as