ponyc  0.38.1
About: Pony is an object-oriented, actor-model, capabilities-secure, high performance programming language.
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Pony is an open-source, object-oriented, actor-model, capabilities-secure, high-performance programming language.


Pony is still pre-1.0 and as such, semi-regularly introduces breaking changes. These changes are usually fairly easy to adapt to. Applications written in Pony are currently used in production environments.

Supported platforms

Operating Systems

  • FreeBSD
  • Linux
  • macOS
  • Windows 10


  • Full support for 64-bit platforms
    • x86 and ARM CPUs only
  • Partial support for 32-bit platforms
    • The arm and armhf architectures are tested via CI (Continuous Integration testing)

More Information



We welcome contributions to Pony. Please read through CONTRIBUTING.md for details on how to get started.


Pony is distributed under the terms of the 2-Clause BSD License. See LICENSE for details.