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Eclipse is famous for our Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE), but our C/C++ IDE and PHP IDE are pretty cool too. You can easily combine language support and other features into any of our default packages, and the Eclipse Marketplace allows for virtually unlimited customization and extension.

Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers

Tools for Java developers creating Java EE and Web applications, including a Java IDE, tools for Java EE, JPA, JSF, Mylyn, EGit and others.

This package includes:

  • Data Tools Platform
  • Git integration for Eclipse
  • Eclipse Java Development Tools
  • Eclipse Java EE Developer Tools
  • JavaScript Development Tools
  • Maven Integration for Eclipse
  • Mylyn Task List
  • Eclipse Plug-in Development Environment
  • Remote System Explorer
  • Code Recommenders Tools for Java Developers
  • Eclipse XML Editors and Tools

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /InstallationPath or /InstallLocation - Where to install the binaries to - defaults to "$Env:ProgramFiles\Eclipse Foundation\$packageVersion"
  • /Multi-User - Configure Eclipse as a multi-user install

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of --params.
For example: --params "'/InstallationPath=C:\path\to\installation /Multi-User'".

To install Eclipse, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install eclipse

To upgrade Eclipse, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade eclipse


  • tools\chocolateyBeforeModify.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $toolsDir = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    . "$toolsDir\Uninstall-ChocolateyShortcut.ps1"
    $packageVersion = $Env:ChocolateyPackageVersion
    $shortcutName = "Eclipse $packageVersion.lnk"
    $shortcutPath = Join-Path $([Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::CommonPrograms)) $shortcutName
    if (Test-Path $shortcutPath) {
        Uninstall-ChocolateyShortcut $shortcutPath -UnpinFromTaskbar
    $shortcutPath = Join-Path $([Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::CommonDesktopDirectory)) $shortcutName
    if (Test-Path $shortcutPath) {
        Uninstall-ChocolateyShortcut $shortcutPath
    $logPath = Join-Path $Env:ChocolateyPackageFolder "eclipse.$packageVersion.txt"
    $installationPath = Get-Content $logPath
    Write-Verbose "Previous Installation Path: $installationPath"
    Remove-Item -Path $logPath -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    Remove-Item -Path $installationPath -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Recurse -Force
    $logPath = Join-Path $Env:ChocolateyPackageFolder '*.zip.txt'
    Remove-Item -Path $logPath -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $toolsDir = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    . "$toolsDir\Get-PackageParameters.ps1"
    $packageVersion = $Env:ChocolateyPackageVersion
    $packageParameters = Get-PackageParameters
    if ($packageParameters.ContainsKey('InstallationPath')) {
        $installationPath = Join-Path $packageParameters.Item('InstallationPath') $packageVersion
    } elseif ($packageParameters.ContainsKey('InstallLocation')) {
        $installationPath = Join-Path $packageParameters.Item('InstallLocation') $packageVersion
    } else {
        $forceX86 = if ($Env:ChocolateyForceX86) { Get-ProcessorBits 64 } else { $false }
        $programFilesPath = if ($forceX86) { ${Env:ProgramFiles(x86)} } else { $Env:ProgramFiles }
        $installationPath = Join-Path $programFilesPath "Eclipse $packageVersion"
    Write-Verbose "Installation Path: $installationPath"
    $multiUser = $packageParameters.ContainsKey('Multi-User')
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    $packageArgs = @{
        packageName    = 'eclipse'
        url            = ''
        url64bit       = ''
        unzipLocation  = $installationPath
        checksum       = ''
        checksumType   = ''
        checksum64     = '4c535014aaffb7c075687baed9bc5b3f51771555c07ad836f3c740505a38801e'
        checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    $logPath = Join-Path $Env:ChocolateyPackageFolder "eclipse.$packageVersion.txt"
    Set-Content $logPath $installationPath -Encoding UTF8 -Force
    $shortcutName = "Eclipse $packageVersion.lnk"
    $eclipsePath = Join-Path $installationPath 'eclipse\eclipse.exe'
    if ($multiUser) {
        $shortcutPath = Join-Path $([Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::CommonDesktopDirectory)) $shortcutName
        $targetPath = Join-Path $installationPath 'eclipse.bat'
        $targetContent = @"
    @echo off
    set ECLIPSEDIR="%LOCALAPPDATA%\Eclipse.$packageVersion"
    if not exist %ECLIPSEDIR% (
      mkdir %ECLIPSEDIR%
    start "Eclipse" "$eclipsePath" -configuration %ECLIPSEDIR%
        Set-Content $targetPath $targetContent -Encoding Ascii -Force
        Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath $shortcutPath -TargetPath $targetPath -IconLocation $eclipsePath
    } else {
        $shortcutPath = Join-Path $([Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::CommonPrograms)) $shortcutName
        Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath $shortcutPath -TargetPath $eclipsePath -PinToTaskbar
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    # Nothing to do here because uninstall is actually done by chocolateyBeforeModify.ps1 in order to handle upgrade properly.
  • tools\Get-PackageParameters.ps1 Show
        Parses parameters of the package
        Get-PackageParameters "/Shortcut /InstallDir='C:\Program Files\xyz' /NoStartup" | set r
        if ($r.Shortcut) {... }
        Write-Host $r.InstallDir
    function Get-PackageParameters {
           [string] $Parameters = $Env:ChocolateyPackageParameters,
           # Allows splatting with arguments that do not apply and future expansion. Do not use directly.
           [parameter(ValueFromRemainingArguments = $true)]
           [Object[]] $IgnoredArguments
        $res = @{}
        $re = "\/([a-zA-Z0-9]+)(=[`"'].+?[`"']|[^ ]+)?"
        $results = $Parameters | Select-String $re -AllMatches | select -Expand Matches
        foreach ($m in $results) {
            if (!$m) { continue } # must because of posh 2.0 bug:
            $a = $m.Value -split '='
            $opt = $a[0].Substring(1); $val = $a[1..100] -join '='
            if ($val -match '^(".+")|(''.+'')$') {$val = $val -replace '^.|.$'}
            $res[ $opt ] = if ($val) { $val } else { $true }
  • tools\Uninstall-ChocolateyShortcut.ps1 Show
        Remove a shortcut
        This deletes a shortcut, at the specified location.
        If this errors, as it may if being run under the local SYSTEM account with
        particular folder that SYSTEM doesn't have, it will display a warning instead
        of failing a package installation.
    .PARAMETER ShortcutFilePath
        The full absolute path to where the shortcut is.
    .PARAMETER UnpinFromTaskbar
        OPTIONAL - Unpin the shortcut from the taskbar.
    .PARAMETER IgnoredArguments
        Allows splatting with arguments that do not apply. Do not use directly.
        # This will remove a shortcut at the location of "C:\test.lnk"
        Uninstall-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath "C:\test.lnk"
        # Removes a notepad shortcut on the root of C:.
        # Shortcut is also unpinned from taskbar.
        Uninstall-ChocolateyShortcut `
        -ShortcutFilePath "C:\notepad.lnk" `
    function Uninstall-ChocolateyShortcut {
            [parameter(Mandatory = $true, Position = 0)] [string] $shortcutFilePath,
            [parameter(Mandatory = $false)] [switch] $UnpinFromTaskbar,
            [parameter(ValueFromRemainingArguments = $true)] [Object[]] $ignoredArguments
        Write-FunctionCallLogMessage -Invocation $MyInvocation -Parameters $PSBoundParameters
        if (!$shortcutFilePath) {
            # shortcut file path could be null if someone is trying to get special
            # paths for LocalSystem (SYSTEM).
            Write-Warning "Unable to remove shortcut. `$shortcutFilePath can not be null."
        try {
            if ($UnpinFromTaskbar) {
                if (Test-Path $shortcutFilePath) {$pinverb = (New-Object -com "shell.application").namespace($(split-path -parent $shortcutFilePath)).Parsename($(split-path -leaf $shortcutFilePath)).verbs() | ? {$_.Name -eq 'Unpin from tas&kbar'}}
                if ($pinverb) {$pinverb.doit()}
            Write-Debug "Removing Shortcut..."
            Remove-Item -Path "$shortcutFilePath" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Force
            Write-Debug "Shortcut removed."
        catch {
            Write-Warning "Unable to remove shortcut. Error captured was $($_.Exception.Message)."

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Eclipse Foundation


Copyright © Eclipse Foundation


Release Notes


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Eclipse 4.11 717 Thursday, June 20, 2019 approved
Eclipse 4.10 14472 Tuesday, December 25, 2018 approved
Eclipse 1681 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 approved
Eclipse 4.9 2819 Wednesday, November 21, 2018 approved
Eclipse 4.8.0 9369 Thursday, June 28, 2018 approved
Eclipse 110 Thursday, July 26, 2018 approved
Eclipse 4.7.3 5885 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 approved
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