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Download and Install IntelliJ for Mac

Hey guys, in this post will learn about how to download and install IntelliJ for Mac.

IntelliJ is an IDE(Integrated Development Environment) for Java developers. IntelliJ is available in two editions, Ultimate and Community. We will be downloading IntelliJ Community Edition because it’s free, open-source.

Pre-requisite:

  • Download and Install JAVA(JDK)

Download and Install IntelliJ

Step 1: Navigate to https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/

Step 2: Click on download option Download intellij

Step 3: In the next screen

  1. Select the platform ( I will be using Mac for my tutorial)
  2. Select the edition
Download and Install IntelliJ for Mac
Download and Install IntelliJ for Mac

Step 4: Save the file in your desired locationSave

Step 5: Open the downloaded file, and you should be seeing a message something like verifying and opening. Once you get the below screen, drag and drop the IntelliJ to the Applications folder

Application

Step 6: After you drag and drop into the applications folder, you should see something like below screen,

copying

Step 7: Once the copying process has been done, follow the below steps,

  1. Click Applications folder in the side panel
  2. Double Click IntelliJ
  3. Click Open

open

Step 8: You should be able to see IntelliJ application has been openedStart

Step 9: Welcome to IntelliJ IDEA screenWelcome

Step 10: You can add IntelliJ to Mac’s Dock by right-clicking IntelliJ which is opened in the Dock -> Click Options -> Click Keep in Dock so that you can quickly access IntelliJ next time.Quick Access

You have downloaded and installed IntelliJ successfully!!

In my next post, will learn about how to install cucumber plugin for IntelliJ.

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