Release 6.04/00 - 2015-06-02


The ROOT team is proud to announce the release of ROOT 6.04/00 featuring many usability enhancements. Highlights of this release include:

  • a new TFormula implementation that uses cling
  • I/O of C++11 containers
  • TTreeCache is now enabled by default to accelerate analyses
  • many new beautiful palettes (kBird!) that are optimized against monotonic perceptual ordering

Release Notes

The release notes for this release can be found here

Source distribution

Platform Files Size
source root_v6.04.00.source.tar.gz 95M

Binary distributions

Platform Files Size
CentOS Cern 7 gcc4.8 root_v6.04.00.Linux-cc7-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 161M
CentOS Cern 7 gcc4.9 root_v6.04.00.Linux-cc7-x86_64-gcc4.9.tar.gz 166M
Linux fedora20 gcc4.8 root_v6.04.00.Linux-fedora20-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 147M
Scientific Linux Cern 6 gcc4.8 root_v6.04.00.Linux-slc6-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 160M
Scientific Linux Cern 6 gcc4.9 root_v6.04.00.Linux-slc6-x86_64-gcc4.9.tar.gz 166M
Ubuntu 14 gcc4.8 root_v6.04.00.Linux-ubuntu14-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 151M
OsX 10.8 clang51 root_v6.04.00.macosx64-10.8-clang51.dmg 141M
OsX 10.8 clang51 root_v6.04.00.macosx64-10.8-clang51.tar.gz 142M
OsX 10.9 clang60 root_v6.04.00.macosx64-10.9-clang60.dmg 139M
OsX 10.9 clang60 root_v6.04.00.macosx64-10.9-clang60.tar.gz 140M
OsX 10.10 clang61 root_v6.04.00.macosx64-10.10-clang61.dmg 142M
OsX 10.10 clang61 root_v6.04.00.macosx64-10.10-clang61.tar.gz 142M

Installations in AFS and CVMFS

Standalone installations with minimal external dependencies are available at:



Versions for many different platforms and compilers are available at: /afs/

To use ROOT directly from AFS:

. /afs/
. /afs/

Direct Git repository access

The entire ROOT source can be obtained from our public Git repository:

git clone

The release specific tag can be obtained using:

cd root
git tag -l
git checkout -b v6-04-00 v6-04-00