the shell interface to Stan

Download and Get Started

The CmdStan distribution includes the complete source and documentation for all platforms. The latest release, including getting started instructions and documentation, is available from

Unpack the distribution and consult the CmdStan User’s Guide for installation and getting started instructions.


CmdStan User’s Guide

Stan’s modeling language documentation is platform independent.

Source Code and Issue Tracker

CmdStan’s source code and issue tracker are hosted by GitHub.

Previous Releases

All previous releases are available at the same link as the current release.


CmdStan is open-source licensed under the