In this article, we will show you, From where or How to download MySQL Server with screenshots. The following are the steps involved in MySQL download.
Step by Step process to Download MySQL
To download MySQL Server, first Go to the MySQL website by clicking this link Download. Next, If you or your organization had Enterprise Edition license, then download the enterprise edition. It will ask you for the Oracle sigh in credentials, and then you have to download it.
In this case, we are downloading MySQL Community Edition because it is free. Please click on the Community (GPL) Downloads hyperlink.
Within the next page, please select the MySQL Community Server.
Selecting the Community Server will navigate you to the Downloads page
Scroll down a bit to see the below screenshot. You can use the Dropdown box to select the Operating system.
Use Select OS version drop-down box to select the version (32-bit, or 62-bit)
For now, we are selecting All (both 32-bit, or 62-bit). Next, click on the Go to Download Page button, as we showed below.
Below screenshot is the Download MySQL Installer page
Please scroll down a bit to see the below screenshot. Here, you have two options:
- It will download the basic installer, and then use the internet to download the required files while you start installing the MySQL Server.
- The second option will download all the required files at the beginning. It does not require an internet connection to install the server. It is the best option
To download community software, it will ask you to Login, or sign-up to the oracle site. You can avoid this by clicking the No thanks, just start my download
It will ask you whether you want to save the MSI file or not. Click the Save File button.