To download and install the latest release of Magento 2.4.x on your server, see the Installation and Configuration in our developer documentation. The Magento installation can be deployed to run in either production or developer mode. Some tools and configuration settings are designed specifically for developers and can be accessed only while the store is running in developer mode. To learn more, see Magento Modes.

The Magento Installation Guide provides multiple options including download zip file, Composer, and cloned code repository. We recommend reviewing the following information: