Directories Used by PhpStorm to Store Settings, Caches, Plugins and Logs
Location of the IDE files depends on the operating system, and PhpStorm version.
In this section:
All the files are located under this directory by default:
Windows Vista, 7, 8
<SYSTEM DRIVE>\Users\<USER ACCOUNT NAME>\.<PRODUCT><VERSION>
<SYSTEM DRIVE>\Documents and Settings\<USER ACCOUNT NAME>\.<PRODUCT><VERSION>
Refer to the page Project and IDE Settings.
Linux and the Other UNIX Systems
Product directory starting with dot can be found in the user home directory. The pattern is:
~ is an alias for the home directory, for example
where <PRODUCT> is