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JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition)


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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 12/5/2018.

Excel at enterprise, mobile and web development with Java, Scala and Groovy, with all the latest modern technologies and frameworks available out of the box.

To install JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install intellijidea-community --version 2018.3

To upgrade JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade intellijidea-community --version 2018.3


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $url         = ''
    $sha256sum   = '6bee47d4521ca7207711ef2a630b1efcbf4d8807741fb771cc75501e9b9415bb'
    $toolsDir    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $programFiles = (${env:ProgramFiles(x86)}, ${env:ProgramFiles} -ne $null)[0]
    $pp = Get-PackageParameters
    $installDir = "$programFiles\JetBrains\IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition $env:ChocolateyPackageVersion"
    if ($pp.InstallDir) {
        $installDir = $pp.InstallDir
    $silentArgs   = "/S /CONFIG=$toolsDir\silent.config "
    $silentArgs   += "/D=`"$installDir`""
    New-Item -ItemType Directory -Force -Path $installDir
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
      fileType       = 'exe'
      url            = $url
      url64bit       = $url
      softwareName   = 'IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition 2018.3*'
      checksum       = $sha256sum
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksum64     = $sha256sum
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
      silentArgs     = $silentArgs
      validExitCodes = @(0, 1641, 3010)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'intellijidea-community'
    $softwareName = 'IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition 2018.3*'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)
    if ($installerType -ne 'MSI') {
      $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        if ($installerType -eq 'MSI') {
          $silentArgs = "$($_.PSChildName) $silentArgs"
          $file = ''
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                    -FileType $installerType `
                                    -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                    -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                    -File "$file"
      # Temporary workaround for race condition in chocolaty 0.10.3.  The bug is fixed in 0.10.4.
      Start-Sleep -Seconds 10
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}
  • tools\silent.config Show
    ; Installation mode. It can be user or admin.
    ; NOTE: for admin mode please use "Run as Administrator" for command prompt to avoid UAC dialog.
    ; Desktop shortcut for launchers
    ; Add launchers path to PATH env variable
    ; Add "Open Folder as Project" to context menu
    ; Download and install jre32
    ; List of associations. To create an association change value to 1.

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • JetBrains


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) 2019.2.1 1434 Thursday, August 29, 2019 approved
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) 2019.2 3181 Thursday, July 25, 2019 approved
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) 2019.1.3 3686 Wednesday, May 29, 2019 approved
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) 2019.1.2 1583 Friday, May 10, 2019 approved
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) 2019.1.1 1623 Thursday, April 18, 2019 approved
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) 2019.1 2233 Thursday, April 4, 2019 approved
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) 2018.3.6 2247 Thursday, March 28, 2019 approved
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) 2018.3.5 5115 Wednesday, February 27, 2019 approved
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) 2018.3.4 3768 Saturday, February 2, 2019 approved
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