Products Docs & Support Community

NetBeans Releases

Recent and upcoming NetBeans releases, with links to info, planning, and downloads for each, are listed below. You might also be interested in the following pages :
  • Roadmap - the NetBeans Roadmap, including timelines and schedules for upcoming releases;
  • Release Process - general information about how NetBeans releases are done
  • Release Checklist - for the release coordinator

Release 6.0

NetBeans 6.0 focuses on improved developer productivity with a smarter, faster editor, Ruby support, and the integration of all NetBeans products into one IDE. NetBeans 6.0 is is scheduled for release in late.

Release 5.5.1

The 5.5.1 update is a bug fix release for the core. It includes a couple of new features and enhancements for the C/C++ pack and the Enterprise pack.

Release 5.5

NetBeans 5.5 supports the Java Enterprise Edition 5 platform, and most notably the Java Persistence, EJB 3 and JAX-WS 2.0 specifications.

Older Releases

If you're interested in older releases, see the the release archives info page.