The ProGuardCORE library is distributed under the terms of the Apache License Version 2.0. Please consult the license page for more details.

ProGuardCORE is written in Java, so it requires a Java Runtime Environment (JRE 1.8 or higher).

You can download the library in various forms:

  • Pre-built artifacts at Maven Central

    dependencies {
        compile project(':com.guardsquare:proguard-core:9.0.0')


  • A Git repository of the source code at Github

    git clone

You can find major releases, minor releases with important bug fixes, and beta releases with the latest new features and any less urgent bug fixes.

If you're still working with an older version of the library, check out the release notes, to see if you're missing something essential.