Download the Grails® framework 4.0.12
For historical release notes, refer to Github
You can download previous versions as far back as Grails 1.2.0.
For a quick and effortless start on Mac OSX, Linux, or Cygwin, you can use SDKMAN! (The Software Development Kit Manager) to download and configure any Grails version of your choice.
Installing with SDKMAN!
This tool makes installing the Grails framework on any Unix based platform (Mac OSX, Linux, Cygwin, Solaris, or FreeBSD) easy.
Simply open a new terminal and enter:
$ curl -s https://get.sdkman.io | bash
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.
Open a new terminal or type the command:
$ source "$HOME/.sdkman/bin/sdkman-init.sh"
Then install the latest stable Grails version:
$ sdk install grails
If prompted, make this your default version. After installation is complete it can be tested with:
$ grails -version
That's all there is to it!