Downloading Apache NetBeans 11.2

Apache NetBeans 11.2 was released on October 25, 2019. See Apache NetBeans 11.2 Features for a full list of features.

Apache NetBeans 11.2 is available for download from your closest Apache mirror.

Officially, it is important that you verify the integrity of the downloaded files using the PGP signatures (.asc file) or a hash (.sha512 files). The PGP signatures should be matched against the KEYS file which contains the PGP keys used to sign this release.

Apache NetBeans can also be installed as a self-contained snap package on Linux.

Deployment platforms

Apache NetBeans 11.2 runs on the JDK LTS releases 8 and 11, as well as on JDK 13, i.e., the current JDK release at the time of this NetBeans release.

Building from source

To build Apache NetBeans 11.2 from source you need:

  1. Oracle’s Java 8 or OpenJDK v8.

  2. Apache Ant 1.10 or greater (

Once you have everything installed then:

  1. Unzip in a directory of your liking.

  1. cd to that directory, and then run ant build to build the Apache NetBeans IDE.

  1. A zip of the IDE will be built inside nbbuild. Unzip this in a place of your choosing.

  1. Inside the unzipped IDE run ./bin/netbeans (Linux / macOS) or ./bin/netbeans.exe (Windows).

Community approval

As in any other Apache Project, the Apache NetBeans Community approved this release through the following voting processes in our mailing lists :

Earlier releases

Please visit the Apache NetBeans Download page for further details.