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Mule Runtime Engine versions 3.5, 3.6, and 3.7 reached End of Life on or before January 25, 2020. For more information, contact your Customer Success Manager to determine how you can migrate to the latest Mule version.

Mule Installation Procedure

  1. Check hardware and software requirements.

  2. Download, then launch Anypoint Studio

  3. Add Community Runtime to Anypoint Studio (optional).

  4. Install an Enterprise license (optional).

  5. Extend Mule with plugins, modules, runtimes and connectors (optional).

Which Version of Mule am I using?

Already have Mule installed? The following procedures outline the steps to take in both Anypoint Studio and Mule Standalone to determine the version number of your Mule runtime.


This process assumes that you have already launched Studio and have opened a new or existing project. IF you have not yet opened your first project in Studio, click File > New > Mule Project, and observe the default value in the Server Runtime field in the wizard.

  1. In the Package Explorer, click the expand arrow next to the name of one of your projects to expand the folder.

  2. Double click the mule-project.xml file to open in a new tab in the canvas.

  3. Note the Server Runtime version in the Runtime column at right.



  1. Run Mule standalone from the command line.

    Need more Detail?

    1. Open a new command line.

      Windows: Open the Console.

      Mac: Open the Terminal application (Applications > Utilities > Terminal).

    2. Access the directory and folder in which downloaded Mule. For example, type cd /User/aaron/Downloads/mule-standalone-3.3.1/.

    3. Start Mule. For example, tpe .bin/mule.

  2. After Mule starts, scroll up in the command line window to find the Mule ESB and Integration Platform where Mule displays the version.


Installing Newer or Older Runtimes

Community Users

Community users can obtain the latest version of Mule Community from

The Anypoint Studio downloads page includes the latest version of the Mule Enterprise runtime. You can also add the Community Runtime to your instance of Studio. When you create new projects or import projects, Studio prompts you to select the runtime you want to deploy your project.

To download the latest Mule Standalone runtime without Anypoint Studio, scroll down to the table on the Downloads page under the heading Previous ESB Versions.

To download a previous Standalone runtime version of Mule, scroll down further on the Downloads page to the section titled Previous ESB Versions.

Enterprise Customers

Enterprise customers can obtain all versions of all Mule products on the MuleSoft Customer Portal.

After logging in, navigate to the Downloads tab where the most recent versions of Anypoint Studio, Mule Standalone, Mule Management Console, and the SAP transport are listed.

The latest version of Anypoint Studio includes runtime version 3.5.0. See Installing Extensions for instructions on how to add other Mule runtime versions into your Studio instance. When you create new projects or import projects into Studio, you can select the runtime on which you want to deploy your project.

To access previous version of any MuleSoft product, click the Content tab, then search for the product to see all of its versions and associated downloads.

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