IntelliJ IDEA is an IDE, or Integrated Development Environment, by JetBrains. It attempts to integrate all of the development tools that you might need into one single place.
You can use IntelliJ IDEA for Java, Kotlin, and Android Development. Here we will discuss how to install and configure IntelliJ IDEA for Java Development.
How to Download IntelliJ IDEA on Windows 11
As per your requirements, you can download the community or ultimate edition. As the name suggests, the community edition is absolutely free and we can use it for commercial development as well. However, the ultimate edition is paid version and we can evaluate it freely for 30 days.
Before downloading and installing IntelliJ IDEA for Java developers you have to install and set up Java JDK on your windows 11. And after that, you can follow the guide.
Step 1: Open any browser and Search for IntelliJ IDEA
Step 2: Open the website: https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/
Step 3: Click on the download option and download the community version, which is free and open source.
How to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Windows 11
Here in this section, we are going to discuss how to install IntelliJ IDEA on Windows 11.
Step 1: After the download is complete, open the installer file click “Next” select the location, and click on “Next“.
Step 2: Now it will open an installation options window, select all the required options that are shown on the image below, and click “Next”.
Step 3: Select “JetBrains” and click on “Install“.
How to Setup IntelliJ IDEA for Java Development
After you have installed Java JDK and IntelliJ IDEA. You can follow these steps to configure IntelliJ IDEA for Java Development.
Step 1: Open the IntelliJ IDEA and click on “New Project“.
Step 2: Now from the left-hand side select Java and on Project SDK choose your Java JDK location and click on “Next“.
Step 3: Check the box “Create project from template“, to create a simple Java application that includes a class with the main() method and click “Next“.
Step 4: Now name your project, select the project location and name your base package name and click on “Finish”.
Step 5: Now you are ready to use IntelliJ IDEA for Java Development.
That’s it, this is how you can install IntelliJ IDEA on Windows 11 for Java Development. I hope this article was helpful to you. If you liked the article then you can share it with your friends.