PhpStorm 9.0.0 Help

System Requirements and Installation

In this section:

Hardware requirements

  • Intel Pentium III/800 MHz or higher (or compatible)
  • 512 MB RAM minimum, 2 GB RAM recommended
  • 1024x768 minimum screen resolution

System requirements

Windows

System RequirementsInstallation
  • Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/2003/XP (incl.64-bit)
  • Intel Pentium III/800 MHz or higher (or compatible)
  • 512 MB RAM minimum, 2 GB RAM recommended
  • 1024x768 minimum screen resolution
  • Oracle (Sun) JDK 1.6+.
  1. Download PhpStorm from the Download page.
  2. Run the PhpStorm-*.exe file that starts the Installation Wizard.
  3. Follow all steps suggested by the wizard. Pay special attention to the corresponding installation options.

OS X

System RequirementsInstallation
  1. Download the PhpStorm-*.dmg OS X Disk Image file from the Download page.
  2. Double-click the downloaded PhpStorm-*.dmg OS X Disk Image file to mount it.
  3. Copy PhpStorm to your Applications folder.

Linux

System RequirementsInstallation
  • OS Linux 64 bit
  • Oracle JDK 1.6 or higher

    OPenJDK is not supported.

  • GCC/G++ or Clang
  1. Download the PhpStorm-*.tar.gz file from the Download page.
  2. Unpack the PhpStorm-*.tar.gz file using the following command:
    tar xfz PhpStorm-*.tar.gz
  3. Because running PhpStorm from wherever you downloaded the file to may be inconvenient, it is recommended that you move the extracted or unpacked archive folder to the desired location using the mv command in one of the following formats:
    • mv <path to extracted archive folder> <new archive folder>
      For example:
      mv /downloads/PhpStorm-* my/desired/location
    • mv <path to PhpStorm-*.tar.gz> <new archive folder>
      For example:
      mv /downloads/PhpStorm-*.tar.gz my/desired/location
  4. Switch to the bin directory in the new location:
    cd <new archive folder>/PhpStorm-*/bin
    For example,
    cd my/desired/location/PhpStorm-*/bin
  5. Run PhpStorm.sh from the bin subdirectory.
  6. Install Oracle (Sun) JDK 1.6 or higher if your distribution does not contain it. Follow the provider's instructions at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html.

    OPenJDK is not supported.

Installing Oracle JDK

To install Oracle (Sun) JDK, do one of the following

  • Use the Debian repository. In the Command prompt, type the following sequence of commands:
    1. sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner"
    2. sudo apt-get update
    3. sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin
    4. java -version to check that installation is successful.
  • Download and install JDK from Oracle official site.
    1. Download Oracle (Sun) JDK 1.6 for not RPM-based platforms.
    2. Follow the installation instructions.
    3. Specify the directory where JDK is installed through the JAVA_HOME variable.

See Also

Last modified: 7 August 2015