The easiest way to get Zend Framework along with a complete PHP stack is by installing Zend Server. Zend Server has native installers for Mac OSX, Windows, Fedora Core, and Ubuntu, as well as a universal installation package compatible with most Linux distributions.
After you have installed Zend Server, the Framework files may be found
/usr/local/zend/share/ZendFramework on Mac OSX and Linux,
C:\Program Files\Zend\ZendServer\share\ZendFramework on
include_path will already be configured to include
Alternately, you can Download the latest version of Zend Framework and extract the contents; make a note of where you have done so.
Optionally, you can add the path to the
library/ subdirectory of
the archive to your
That's it! Zend Framework is now installed and ready to use.