Manage product updates with ease

The pace of technologies and software updates is ever-accelerating. Stay up-to-date without compromising your productivity with the Toolbox App: easily maintain several versions of the same tool, install updates, and roll them back instantly if needed.

Multiple product versions and EAPs

Toolbox App makes handling several versions of a product easy and painless. No more worries about where to install or how to remove your favorite tool. Curious enough to try new features? Toolbox supports Early Access Programs too.

All your projects — in one place

The Toolbox App knows which IDE you use for which project. It shows all your projects in one list with one-click open action inside the right IDE, and in its right version if you have several installed. Even if you use a single IDE and have multiple projects, the Toolbox App will save you clicks opening them.

Login only once and for all

The Toolbox app remembers your JetBrains Account and uses it to automatically log you into other tools you install.

Standalone Edition

Faster updates

When updating, Toolbox App downloads and applies a patch (or even a set of patches) instead of the full package download, thus saving you time & bandwidth.

Professional Edition

GitHub integration

Toolbox App also offers a Google Chrome extension so you can check out GitHub projects and open them in your IDE in one click.


Do I need a license for JetBrains Toolbox App?

No. The Application is free of charge.

What if I already have some JetBrains tools installed?

In most cases JetBrains Toolbox App can detect these IDEs and work with them, without supporting certain features. However, if you decide to stay with JetBrains Toolbox App, we'd recommend uninstalling these previously installed tools and re-installing them through the Toolbox App.

Will it respect my IDE settings on install or upgrade?

Yes, it will.

Where are the IDEs located on my hard drive?

Default locations depend on the operating system:

  • Windows: %LOCALAPPDATA%\JetBrains\Toolbox\apps
  • macOS: ~/Library/Application Support/JetBrains/Toolbox/apps
  • Linux: ~/.local/share/JetBrains/Toolbox/apps

Where are the applications downloaded from?

All downloads are verified to come from and https is used in all communication.

I like to tune some JVM options for IntelliJ IDEA launcher. Does Toolbox App provide a way to edit IDE configs?

Yes, it does. Click the metal nut icon on the right-hand side of the IDE whose configs you want to edit, and then select Settings.

What data does the Chrome Extension use?

The extension can only access the current page you are visiting and works exclusively with It needs this access in order to determine the structure of the project file.

What are the system requirements for Toolbox App?

  • Windows: 64-bit Windows 7 or newer
  • macOS: macOS Mavericks (10.9) or newer
  • Linux: JetBrains Toolbox App is packaged in AppImage and requires FUSE to run. See AppImage Wiki for details.

Does JetBrains Toolbox App collect any usage statistics or call home?

The application sends usage data only after your explicit consent. On the server side we use a query string to detect download requests originating from the application.

Stay up-to-date
without compromising your productivity

The Toolbox App is free