Acquia Dev Desktop

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Acquia Dev Desktop allows you to install, test, and build Drupal sites locally on your Mac or Windows PC and optionally host them on either Acquia Cloud or the Acquia Cloud Free developer sandbox. Easily push or pull to synchronize your local site's code, database, or files with any Acquia Cloud environment.

Updated components in the latest version:

  • Acquia Dev Desktop is now compatible with Drupal 9 by adding support for MySQL 5.7 and Drush 10.
  • PHP versions were updated to the following:
    • 7.2.28, 7.3.15
  • Fixed critical bug in the macOS release.


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Released on May 21, 2020

Drupal downloads/
Drupal 8

Get started by downloading the official Drupal core files. These official releases come bundled with a variety of modules and themes to give you a good starting point to help build your site.

Acquia CMS

Acquia CMS is an opinionated distribution of Drupal 9 for running low-code sites on the Acquia hosting platform.

Apigee Developer Portal Kickstart

Apigee Developer Kickstart is a Drupal distribution to quickly try out or get started using Drupal to create an Apigee developer portal.

Demo Framework

Thunder is a Drupal 8 distribution for professional publishers. It consists of the current Drupal 8 functionality, plus lots of useful modules from publishers and industry partners.

Drupal downloads/
Acquia Connector

These modules allow you to connect any Drupal 8.x, Drupal 7.x, or Drupal 6.x site to Acquia Insight.