This tutorial shows you how to install and setup Netbeans IDE on Windows

Netbeans are written using Java language, First, you need to have JDK installed on your machine.

Next, Make sure that you Check JDK on your machine or not.

C:\>java -version
java version "1.8.0_102"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_102-b14)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.102-b14, mixed mode)

That means JDK is installed on your machine.

If it is not installed, you have to install it on your machine.

How do I download and install NetBeans IDE?

First, Download the Netbeans installer from here

Select the installer for Windows, ie click on Apache-NetBeans-14-bin-windows-x64.exe (SHA-512, PGP ASC), It downloads it to your machine.

It downloads to your local folder.

Next, Run or click on Apache-NetBeans-14-bin-windows-x64.exe installer.

Follows installation setups, and selects folder to install it.

Once installed, You are ready to use it.

Following are steps to open Netbeans IDE in Windows.

  • select Windows +R and type Apache Netbeans IDE 14
  • It opens the Netbeans and is ready to code

Netbeans Installation on MAC

Next, download Netbeans from here

  • Download the Netbeans Mac installer from here
  • Click and download Apache-NetBeans-14-bin-macosx.dmg (SHA-512, PGP ASC)
  • It downloads the dmg file
  • Open and double-click on it
  • Follow the steps to install it successfully
  • You can open Netbeans from applications in MACOS

Netbeans Installation on Linux

  • Download the Netbeans Mac installer from here
  • Click and download (SHA-512, PGP ASC)
  • It downloads the sh file to the download folder
  • In the command line, please run the below steps
  • change to download folder using cd ~/downloads
  • Next, change write permissions to using the below command
chmod a+x
  • Run
  • Follow instructions to install it successfully on Linux

  • Run NetBeans with the below command in Linux


Where can I download NetBeans IDE?

To download Netbeans, please follow the below steps

  • Go to netbeans site
  • Download the latest version, you can choose OS type and download from a specific mirror
  • Click on Download, It redirects to here
  • Select the binary zip file, It downloads file into your machine.
  • Extract the zip file and start the server directly