Release 6.04/08 - 2015-11-04


  • A number of fixes with respect 6.04/06 (see the full list of fixes in the release notes).
  • Better support for Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). Note that the binaries for Mac OS X 10.11 has been produced and can also be downloaded from this page, but the built in Davix module has been disabled because the required OpenSSL has been removed in this OS X version. We will put it back once this issue is solved.

Release Notes

The release notes for this release can be found here

Source distribution

Platform Files Size
source root_v6.04.08.source.tar.gz 95M

Binary distributions

Platform Files Size
CentOS Cern 7 gcc4.8 root_v6.04.08.Linux-cc7-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 160M
CentOS Cern 7 gcc4.9 root_v6.04.08.Linux-cc7-x86_64-gcc4.9.tar.gz 167M
Linux fedora20 gcc4.8 root_v6.04.08.Linux-fedora20-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 144M
Linux fedora21 gcc4.9 root_v6.04.08.Linux-fedora21-x86_64-gcc4.9.tar.gz 149M
Scientific Linux Cern 6 gcc4.8 root_v6.04.08.Linux-slc6-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 159M
Scientific Linux Cern 6 gcc4.9 root_v6.04.08.Linux-slc6-x86_64-gcc4.9.tar.gz 167M
Ubuntu 14 gcc4.8 root_v6.04.08.Linux-ubuntu14-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 149M
OsX 10.9 clang60 root_v6.04.08.macosx64-10.9-clang60.dmg 138M
OsX 10.9 clang60 root_v6.04.08.macosx64-10.9-clang60.tar.gz 139M
OsX 10.10 clang70 root_v6.04.08.macosx64-10.10-clang70.dmg 139M
OsX 10.10 clang70 root_v6.04.08.macosx64-10.10-clang70.tar.gz 140M
OsX 10.11 clang70 root_v6.04.08.macosx64-10.11-clang70.dmg 139M
OsX 10.11 clang70 root_v6.04.08.macosx64-10.11-clang70.tar.gz 139M

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 v6-04-08 v6-04-08