Download Options

Xtext languages can be developed in Eclipse and IntelliJ IDEA. You can either use your favorite IDE's plug-in mechanism to add the Xtext SDK, using one of the URLs below, or go to the professional Xtext site to download a ready to use package.

Xtext 2.9.0 Release Notes

Eclipse Users

Download Eclipse

Eclipse Updatesites

To install the xtext plug-in into a running Eclipse.

Releases (right click & copy)

Milestones (right click & copy)

Nightly Builds (right click & copy)

Installation Instructions

  • Choose Help -> Install New Software... from the menu bar and Add....
  • Insert one of the update site URLs below. This site aggregates all the necessary and optional components and dependencies of Xtext.
  • Select the Xtext SDK from the category Xtext and complete the wizard by clicking the Next button until you can click Finish.
  • After a quick download and a restart of Eclipse, Xtext is ready to use.

IntelliJ IDEA 15 / Android Studio 2.0 Users

Download IDEA

Plug-In Repositories

Choose one of the following repository URLs for IDEA :

Releases (right click & copy)

Nightly Builds (right click & copy)

Installation Instructions

  • Choose Preferences from the menu bar.
  • Chosse the plugin section and add one of the URLs as a new repository.
  • Install org.eclipse.xtext and org.eclipse.xtend.
  • Follow the instructions given by IDEA.