PRADO is an open source project hosted on GitHub. It is released under the terms of the BSD License.

The latest stable version of PRADO is 4.2.2.

The best way to install PRADO is through composer. If you don't use composer yet, first install it:

# download composer.phar
curl -s | php
# install it globally on the system
mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer

New application

Create the application structure using composer:

composer create-project pradosoft/prado-app app

The application will be installed in the "app" directory.

Add PRADO to an existing application

Just create a composer.json file for your project:

  "repositories": [
      "type": "composer",
      "url": ""
    "require": {
      "pradosoft/prado": "^4"

The asset-packagist repository is used to install javascript dependencies. Assuming you already installed composer, run

composer install

Then you can include the autoloader, and you will have access to the library classes:

require 'vendor/autoload.php';

Latest changelog entries



File Description Release date
Dreamweaver extension PRADO Dreamweaver extension (outdated) Nov 1, 2009
InType bundle PRADO InType bundle Jul 24, 2012
Notepad++ plugin PRADO Notepad++ plugin Oct 24, 2013
Textmate bundle PRADO TextMate bundle, suitable also for Sublime Text 2 Jan 16, 2017
SublimeText package PRADO Sublime Text 3 package Apr 21, 2017

Git Access

You can obtain the latest development version of PRADO from our Git repository.

WARNING: Unreleased Source code in Git may contain known bugs and are subject to changes without prior notice.

The Source code repository can be accessed anonymously using the following command,

git clone

PRADO 3 archives

PRADO 3.x releases were relased as standalone packages:
File Description Release date
Version 3.3.3 Latest release for the 3.3 branch Jan 25, 2018
Version 3.2.4 Last release for the 3.2 branch (unsupported) Aug 26, 2014
Version 3.1.10 Last release for the 3.1 branch (unsupported) Jul 16, 2011
Version 3.0.7 Last release for the 3.0 branch (unsupported) Apr 2, 2007