Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

Kotlin download and installing on Windows 10 is quite an easy task but still some folks find it very difficult.

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

Kotlin is a simple programming language which runs on Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Kotlin programming language was designed and developed in the year 2011 by JetBrains whose headquarters are located in Russia. And for the development and maintenance of Kotlin programming language, JetBrains formed a group which is named as Kotlin Foundation. Kotlin programming language was named after a island named "Kotlin Island", located in St. Petersburg. Kotlin programming language is a high level and compiled programming language which means that Kotlin uses compiler to compile and convert it codes into machine readable language. Kotlin programming language is uses in applications development, server side applications and client server web. Kotlin programming language supports the feature of interoperability and it also provides the feature of code safety and clarity. And in terms of paradigms, Kotlin programming language supports both functional as well as object oriented programming.

Through this article we will guide you "how to download, install and set up environment variables of Kotlin programming language on Windows 10".Here, we will also provide you the link of "kotlin download", with the help of which you will be able to easily download it for Windows.

So, let's dive in!!

How to download and install Kotlin on Windows 10

• Check if Java JDK has already installed on your computer

Java jdk is required to run and compile Kotlin on Windows. So first of all, you have to see whether java jdk has already installed on your pc or not - For that you have to first go to your Windows menu and search "Command Prompt" or "CMD".

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

Now, simply open this application and then type java -version and press "Enter".

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

In my case, Java has already installed on my Windows PC - so I got a message like this;  

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

And if you don't see such message in cmd line then it means java jdk is not installed in your pc. And then you have to install java first. It is good to say that we have already published Java download and installation tutorial - Check Out This!!

• Download Kotlin zip file

Now, it's time for download kotlin zip file - just go to Kotlin latest released compiler for windows on Github.

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

After opening this link, scroll down the page. Here, you will get to see the kotlin-compiler-x-x-x.zip file under the asset section. Now, just click on that link and download the kotlin zip file.

• Extract Kotlin zip file

In this step you have to extract kotlin zip file to (C:) drive. For that, just go to the downloads folder and right click on the "kotlin-compiler-x-x-x.zip" file and click on the option "Extract files..."

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

After selecting the Extract files option, the "Extraction path and options" window will open on your computer screen.

Now, go to right corner pop-up window and select the path i.e., local Disc (C:) > Programming files and click "OK" button to extract files.

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

You will see here, that the file extract process will start running and it will be completed in a couple of seconds.

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

• Setting up Environment Variable for Kotlin Compiler

Now, it's time for setting up environment variables for Kotlin Compiler. First go to the (C:) drive, then go to the folder path where you extracted kotlin-compiler-x-x-x.zip. Now, go to kotlinc > bin folder and copy the folder path location by pressing Ctrl+C .

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

After that, open a windows menu and go to search bar then Search for "Environment Variables" and open it.

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

Now just click on "Environment Variable" button.

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

After this you have to create a new Variable for that, simply click on path and then click on "Edit" button.

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

After that, click on "New" and paste the path location of kotlin bin folder by pressing Ctrl+V and then click on "OK" button to save Environment Variable of kotlin Compiler. 

• Check if Kotlin Compiler is Successfully Installed on Your Windows 10

Again go to "Command prompt" and type Kotlin -version - then press "ENTER". 

If the kotlin compiler has successfully installed on your pc then it will show like this; 

Kotlin download and installation Tutorial for Windows 10

And if such message does not appear on your command prompt, then you must have made any mistake, and you have to repeat these steps again.

Conclusion

Above we have discussed step by step guide to download and install Kotlin on Windows 10. Kotlin is a simple programming language which runs on Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Kotlin programming language was designed and developed in the year 2011 by JetBrains whose headquarters are located in Russia. And for the development and maintenance of Kotlin programming language, JetBrains formed a group which is named as Kotlin Foundation. Kotlin programming language was named after a island named "Kotlin Island", located in St. Petersburg. Kotlin programming language is a high level and compiled programming language which means that Kotlin uses compiler to compile and convert it codes into machine readable language. Kotlin programming language is uses in applications development, server side applications and client server web. And by following above mentioned steps anyone can easily download and install Kotlin on Windows 10. I hope this information will be useful to you all.

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