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This page contains only previous releases of Geant4. The current release is available from the Download page.
The Geant4 source code is freely available. Please read the licence conditions before downloading or using any release.

Geant4 9.6
   released 14 March 2014 (patch-03)

Please read the Release Notes before downloading or using this release.
The patches below contains bug fixes to release 9.6, we suggest you to download and apply the latest patch for release 9.6 (see the additional notes for patch-01, patch-02 and patch-03), or download the complete source with the patches applied; in any case, it is required to apply a full rebuild of the libraries.

  • Data files (*) for specific, optional physics processes some of the following files are required. The file format is compatible with Unix, GNU, and Windows utilities.
    • Neutron data files without thermal cross sections (version 4.2, 303309551 bytes)
    • Optional thermal neutron cross sections data files (version 4.2, 128939542 bytes)
    • data files (17721923 bytes) for low energy electromagnetic processes (version 6.32).
    • data files (7508401 bytes) for photon evaporation (version 2.3).
    • data files (736879 bytes) for radio-active decay hadronic processes (version 3.6).
    • data files (25800 bytes) from evaluated cross-sections in SAID data-base (version 1.1).
    • data files (2221211 bytes) for evaluated neutron cross-sections on natural composition of elements (version 1.2).
    • data files (4293607 bytes) for shell ionisation cross-sections (version 1.3).
    • data files (1257863 bytes) for measured optical surface reflectance (version 1.0).
  • Libraries compiled with Geant4 default settings and optimization turned on. Please choose according to your system/compiler:
    • Scientific Linux CERN 5 (SLC5, based on Redhat Linux Enterprise 5), 64 bits, compiled using gcc 4.1.2 (17998536 bytes).
    • MacOSX 10.8 Mountain Lion, 64 bits, compiled using gcc 4.2.1 (14703213 bytes).
    • Windows 7, 32 bits, compiled using VC++ 10.0 (26227854 bytes).
  • Libraries have been built using CLHEP version 2.1.3.1. Please refer to the Release Notes for platform specific notes on CLHEP.

Patches for the above release of GEANT4

To install the patch, the archive should be unpacked in the Geant4 installation area where the directory geant4.9.6 is placed, and kernel libraries must be recompiled from scratch.
For instructions on how to unpack, see the notes above for the original source code.
  • Patch-03 (14 March 2014) for Geant4.9.6 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (2149853 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (2728901 bytes).
  • Patch-02 (17 May 2013) for Geant4.9.6 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (1722881 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (2219868 bytes).
  • Patch-01 (1 February 2013) for Geant4.9.6 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (823274 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (1117394 bytes).

Geant4 9.5
   released 22 October 2012 (patch-02)

Please read the Release Notes before downloading or using this release.
The patches below contains bug fixes to release 9.5, we suggest you to download and apply the latest patch for release 9.5 (see the additional notes for patch-01, and patch-02), or download the complete source with the patches applied; in any case, it is required to apply a full rebuild of the libraries.

  • Data files (*) for specific, optional physics processes some of the following files are required. The file format is compatible with Unix, GNU, and Windows utilities.
    • Neutron data files with thermal cross sections (version 4.0, 400001140 bytes)
    • data files (15960390 bytes) for low energy electromagnetic processes (version 6.23).
    • data files (7704178 bytes) for photon evaporation (version 2.2).
    • data files (732861 bytes) for radio-active decay hadronic processes (version 3.4).
    • data files (54909 bytes) for nuclear shell effects in INCL/ABLA hadronic mode (version 3.0).
    • data files (1247160 bytes) for evaluated neutron cross-sections on natural composition of elements (version 1.1).
    • data files (4293607 bytes) for shell ionisation cross-sections (version 1.3).
    • data files (1257863 bytes) for measured optical surface reflectance (version 1.0).
  • Libraries compiled with Geant4 default settings and optimization turned on. Please choose according to your system/compiler:
    • Scientific Linux CERN 5 (SLC5, based on Redhat Linux Enterprise 5), 64 bits, compiled using gcc 4.1.2 (16709377 bytes).
    • MacOSX 10.7 Lion, 32 bits, compiled using gcc 4.2.1 (14270430 bytes).
    • Windows 7, 32 bits, compiled using VC++ 10.0 (24502198 bytes).
  • Libraries have been built using CLHEP version 2.1.1.0. Please refer to the Release Notes for platform specific notes on CLHEP.

Patches for the above release of GEANT4

To install the patch, the archive should be unpacked in the Geant4 installation area where the directory geant4.9.5 is placed, and kernel libraries must be recompiled from scratch.
For instructions on how to unpack, see the notes above for the original source code.
  • Patch-02 (23 October 2012) for Geant4.9.5 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (4361589 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (4851603 bytes).
  • Patch-01 (20 March 2012) for Geant4.9.5 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (3551414 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (3855192 bytes).

Geant4 9.4
   released 13 April 2012 (patch-04)

Please read the Release Notes before downloading or using this release.
The patches below contains bug fixes to release 9.4, we suggest you to download and apply the latest patch for release 9.4 (see the additional notes for patch-01, patch-02, patch-03 and patch-04), or download the complete source with the patches applied; in any case, it is required to apply a full rebuild of the libraries.

  • Data files (*) for specific, optional physics processes some of the following files are required. The file format is compatible with Unix, GNU, and Windows utilities.
    • Neutron data files with thermal cross sections (version 3.14, 58794491 bytes)
      [version 0.2 (12465281 bytes), if thermal cross-sections are not needed].
    • data files (14396144 bytes) for low energy electromagnetic processes (version 6.19).
    • data files (7504003 bytes) for photon evaporation (version 2.1).
    • data files (732628 bytes) for radio-active decay hadronic processes (version 3.3).
    • data files (54909 bytes) for nuclear shell effects in INCL/ABLA hadronic mode (version 3.0).
    • data files (1186619 bytes) for evaluated neutron cross-sections on natural composition of elements (version 1.0).
    • data files (3246159 bytes) for shell ionisation cross-sections (version 1.2).
    • data files (1257863 bytes) for measured optical surface reflectance (version 1.0).
  • Libraries compiled with Geant4 default settings and optimization turned on. Please choose according to your system/compiler:
    • Scientific Linux CERN 5 (SLC5, based on Redhat Linux Enterprise 5), 64 bits, compiled using gcc 4.1.2 (19874930 bytes).
    • MacOSX 10.6 Snow Leopard, 64 bits, compiled using gcc 4.2.1 (16397685 bytes).
    • Windows XP, 32 bits, compiled using VC++ 9.0 (67816379 bytes).
  • Libraries have been built using CLHEP version 2.1.0.1. Please refer to the Release Notes for platform specific notes on CLHEP.

Patches for the above release of GEANT4

To install the patch, the archive should be unpacked in the Geant4 installation area where the directory geant4.9.4 is placed, and kernel libraries must be recompiled from scratch.
For instructions on how to unpack, see the notes above for the original source code.
  • Patch-04 (13 April 2012) for Geant4.9.4 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (2548017 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (3358477 bytes).
  • Patch-03 (9 December 2011) for Geant4.9.4 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (2507182 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (3309681 bytes).
  • Patch-02 (24 June 2011) for Geant4.9.4 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (2347397 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (3080012 bytes).
  • Patch-01 (18 February 2011) for Geant4.9.4 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (1365326 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (1725068 bytes).

Geant4 9.3
   released 17 September 2010 (patch-02)

Please read the Release Notes before downloading or using this release.
The patches below contains bug fixes to release 9.3, we suggest you to download and apply the latest patch for release 9.3 (see the additional notes for patch-01, and patch-02), or download the complete source with the patches applied; in any case, it is required to apply a full rebuild of the libraries.

  • Data files (*) for specific, optional physics processes some of the following files are required. The file format is compatible with Unix, GNU, and Windows utilities.
    • Neutron data files with thermal cross sections (version 3.13, 57034762 bytes)
      [version 0.2 (12465281 bytes), if thermal cross-sections are not needed].
    • data files (11203887 bytes) for low energy electromagnetic processes (version 6.9).
    • data files (7506068 bytes) for photon evaporation (version 2.0).
    • data files (761070 bytes) for radio-active decay hadronic processes (version 3.2).
    • data files (54909 bytes) for nuclear shell effects in INCL/ABLA hadronic mode (version 3.0).
    • data files (1257863 bytes) for measured optical surface reflectance (version 1.0).
  • Libraries compiled with Geant4 default settings and optimization turned on. Please choose according to your system/compiler:
    • Scientific Linux CERN 5 (SLC5, based on Redhat Linux Enterprise 5), 64 bits, compiled using gcc 4.1.2 (19257979 bytes).
    • MacOSX 10.6 Snow Leopard, 64 bits, compiled using gcc 4.2.1 (16568772 bytes).
    • Windows XP, 32 bits, compiled using VC++ 9.0 (65339742 bytes).
  • Libraries have been built using CLHEP version 2.0.4.5. Please refer to the Release Notes for platform specific notes on CLHEP.

Patches for the above release of GEANT4

To install the patch, the archive should be unpacked in the Geant4 installation area where the directory geant4.9.3 is placed, and kernel libraries must be recompiled from scratch.
For instructions on how to unpack, see the notes above for the original source code.
  • Patch-02 (17 September 2010) for Geant4.9.3 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (1972359 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (2499279 bytes).
  • Patch-01 (22 April 2010) for Geant4.9.3 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (1132023 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (1386556 bytes).

Geant4 9.2
   released 16 September 2010 (patch-04)

Please read the Release Notes before downloading or using this release.
The patches below contains bug fixes to release 9.2, we suggest you to download and apply the latest patch for release 9.2 (see the additional notes for patch-01, patch-02 patch-03, and patch-04), or download the complete source with the patches applied; in any case, it is required to apply a full rebuild of the libraries.

  • Data files (*) for specific, optional physics processes some of the following files are required. The file format is compatible with Unix, GNU, and Windows utilities.
    • Neutron data files with thermal cross sections (version 3.13, 57034762 bytes)
      [version 0.2 (12465281 bytes), if thermal cross-sections are not needed].
    • data files (8389172 bytes) for low energy electromagnetic processes (version 6.2).
    • data files (7505082 bytes) for photon evaporation (version 2.0).
    • data files (761070 bytes) for radio-active decay hadronic processes (version 3.2).
    • data files (54909 bytes) for nuclear shell effects in INCL/ABLA hadronic mode (version 3.0).
  • Libraries compiled with Geant4 default settings and optimization turned on. Please choose according to your system/compiler:
    • Scientific Linux CERN 4 (SLC4, based on Redhat Linux Enterprise 4), compiled using gcc 3.4.6 (15102296 bytes).
    • Windows XP, compiled using VC++ 9.0 (60527040 bytes).
  • Libraries have been built using CLHEP version 2.0.4.2. Please refer to the Release Notes for platform specific notes on CLHEP.

Patches for the above release of GEANT4

To install the patch, the archive should be unpacked in the Geant4 installation area where the directory geant4.9.2 is placed, and kernel libraries must be recompiled from scratch.
For instructions on how to unpack, see the notes above for the original source code.
  • Patch-04 (16 September 2010) for Geant4.9.2 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (2220223 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (3025558 bytes).
  • Patch-03 (19 February 2010) for Geant4.9.2 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (2138107 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (2941592 bytes).
  • Patch-02 (28 August 2009) for Geant4.9.2 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (1513812 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (2269936 bytes).
  • Patch-01 (16 March 2009) for Geant4.9.2 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (993344 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (1444387 bytes).

Geant4 9.1
   released 19 September 2008 (patch-03)

Please read the Release Notes before downloading or using this release.
The patches below contains bug fixes to release 9.1, we suggest you to download and apply the latest patch for release 9.1 (see the additional notes for patch-01, patch-02 and patch-03), or download the complete source with the patches applied; in any case, it is required to apply a full rebuild of the libraries.

  • Data files (*) for specific, optional physics processes some of the following files are required. The file format is compatible with Unix, GNU, and Windows utilities.
    • Neutron data files with thermal cross sections (version 3.12, 54904967 bytes)
      [version 0.2 (12465281 bytes), if thermal cross-sections are not needed].
    • data files (8287134 bytes) for low energy electromagnetic processes (version 5.1).
    • data files (7505082 bytes) for photon evaporation (version 2.0).
    • data files (761070 bytes) for radio-active decay hadronic processes (version 3.2).
    • data files (54909 bytes) for nuclear shell effects in INCL/ABLA hadronic mode (version 3.0).
  • Libraries compiled with Geant4 default settings and optimization turned on. Please choose according to your system/compiler:
    • Scientific Linux CERN 4 (SLC4, based on Redhat Linux Enterprise 4), compiled using gcc 3.4.6 (14158479 bytes).
    • Mac (MacOSX 10.5), compiled using gcc 4.0.1 (24434675 bytes).
    • Windows XP, compiled using VC++ 8.0 (55595518 bytes).
  • Libraries have been built using CLHEP version 2.0.3.2. Please refer to the Release Notes for platform specific notes on CLHEP.

Patches for the above release of GEANT4

To install the patch, the archive should be unpacked in the Geant4 installation area where the directory geant4.9.1 is placed, and kernel libraries must be recompiled from scratch.
For instructions on how to unpack, see the notes above for the original source code.
  • Patch-03 (19 September 2008) for Geant4.9.1 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
  • Patch-02 (8 May 2008) for Geant4.9.1 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (1674385 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (2091433 bytes).
  • Patch-01 (5 February 2008) for Geant4.9.1 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (861951 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (1018987 bytes).

Geant4 9.0
   released 5 February 2008 (patch-02)

Please read the Release Notes before downloading or using this release.
The patches below contains bug fixes to release 9.0, we suggest you to download and apply the latest patch for release 9.0 (see the additional notes), or download the complete source with the patches applied; in any case, it is required to apply a full rebuild of the libraries.

  • Data files (*) for specific, optional physics processes some of the following files are required. The file format is compatible with Unix, GNU, and Windows utilities.
    • Neutron data files with thermal cross sections (version 3.11, 52202177 bytes)
      [version 0.2 (12465281 bytes), if thermal cross-sections are not needed].
    • data files (8014893 bytes) for low energy electromagnetic processes (version 4.3).
    • data files (7505082 bytes) for photon evaporation (version 2.0).
    • data files (761070 bytes) for radio-active decay hadronic processes (version 3.2).
  • Libraries compiled with Geant4 default settings and optimization turned on. Please choose according to your system/compiler:
    • Scientific Linux CERN 4 (SLC4, based on Redhat Linux Enterprise 4), compiled using gcc 3.4.6 (14158479 bytes).
    • SUN (SunOS 5.8), compiled using CC 5.5 (39360014 bytes).
    • Windows XP, compiled using VC++ 8.0 and native STL (53063574 bytes).
  • Libraries have been built using CLHEP version 2.0.3.1. Please refer to the Release Notes for platform specific notes on CLHEP.

Patches for the above release of GEANT4

To install the patch, the archive should be unpacked in the Geant4 installation area where the directory geant4.9.0 is placed, and kernel libraries must be recompiled from scratch.
For instructions on how to unpack, see the notes above for the original source code.
  • Patch-02 (5 February 2008) for Geant4.9.0 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (1126809 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • Unix tar file (1126761 bytes), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (1426645 bytes).
  • Patch-01 (28 August 2007) for Geant4.9.0 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (874516 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • Unix tar file (874619 bytes), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (1073403 bytes).

Geant4 8.3
   released 5 February 2008 (patch-02)

Please read the Release Notes before downloading or using this release.
The patches below contains bug fixes to release 8.3, we suggest you to download and apply the latest patch for release 8.3 (see the additional notes), or download the complete source with the patch applied; in any case, it is required to apply a full rebuild of the libraries.

  • Data files (*) for specific, optional physics processes some of the following files are required. The file format is compatible with Unix, GNU, and Windows utilities.
    • Neutron data files with thermal cross sections (version 3.10, 49809986 bytes)
      [version 0.2 (12465281 bytes), if thermal cross-sections are not needed].
    • data files (7987112 bytes) for low energy electromagnetic processes (version 4.2).
    • data files (7505082 bytes) for photon evaporation (version 2.0).
    • data files (730190 bytes) for radio-active decay hadronic processes (version 3.1).
  • Libraries compiled with Geant4 default settings and optimization turned on. Please choose according to your system/compiler:
    • Scientific Linux CERN 4 (SLC4, based on Redhat Linux Enterprise 4), compiled using gcc 3.4.6 (14101046 bytes).
    • SUN (SunOS 5.8), compiled using CC 5.5 (39444672 bytes).
    • Windows XP, compiled using VC++ 7.1 .NET and native STL (49279816 bytes).
  • Libraries have been built using CLHEP version 2.0.3.1. Please refer to the Release Notes for platform specific notes on CLHEP.

Patches for the above release of GEANT4

To install the patch, the archive should be unpacked in the Geant4 installation area where the directory geant4.8.3 is placed, and kernel libraries must be recompiled from scratch.
For instructions on how to unpack, see the notes above for the original source code.
  • Patch-02 (5 February 2008) for Geant4.8.3 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (442107 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • Unix tar file (441985 bytes), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (559011 bytes).
  • Patch-01 (17 August 2007) for Geant4.8.3 contains a collection of various corrections, see the description before downloading the patch itself in the correct format:
    • GNU tar file (151958 bytes) (including tar on Linux), compressed using gzip;
    • Unix tar file (151941 bytes), compressed using gzip;
    • ZIP file (163591 bytes).


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