How to Install Eclipse IDE on Windows 11

Installing Eclipse IDE on your Windows 11 computer using Google Chrome is a straightforward process. Follow these steps to download and install the IDE:

Step 1: Open Google Chrome

  1. Click on the Start menu (Windows icon) at the bottom-left corner of your screen.
  2. Type "Google Chrome" in the search bar.
  3. Click on Google Chrome to open the browser.

Step 2: Go to the Eclipse Download Page

  1. In Google Chrome, go to the address bar at the top of the browser window.
  2. Type and press Enter.

Step 3: Download Eclipse Installer

  1. Once you are on the Eclipse downloads page, click on the Download button under the Get Eclipse IDE section.
  2. You will be redirected to a mirror download page. The download should start automatically. If it does not, click on the Download link on the page.
  3. If prompted, click Save to save the installation file to your computer.

Step 4: Run the Installer

  1. Once the download is complete, click on the eclipse-inst-jre-win64.exe file at the bottom of the Google Chrome browser window. If you don’t see it, you can find it in your Downloads folder.
  2. If a User Account Control prompt appears asking if you want to allow this app to make changes to your device, click Yes.

Step 5: Install Eclipse IDE

  1. The Eclipse Installer will open. You will see various package options for different programming needs.
  2. Select the package that fits your needs (e.g., Eclipse IDE for Java Developers).
  3. Click Install.
  4. Read and accept the license agreement by clicking Accept Now.
  5. The installation process will begin. This may take a few minutes.

Step 6: Launch Eclipse IDE

  1. Once the installation is complete, click Launch to open Eclipse IDE.
  2. The Eclipse IDE launcher will open and prompt you to select a workspace. The workspace is the directory where your projects and files will be stored. You can choose the default location or select a new one.
  3. Click Launch.

Step 7: Start Using Eclipse IDE

  1. After launching, Eclipse IDE will open, and you can start creating your projects and writing code.
  2. Explore the interface and customize it according to your preferences.


You have successfully installed Eclipse IDE on your Windows 11 computer using Google Chrome. You can now start using Eclipse IDE for your development projects with its powerful features and tools.