Install Saros for IntelliJ

This is the first alpha release of Saros/I, so expect it to be a bit rough around the edges. Before using the plugin for the first time, please have a look at the page Getting Started with Saros/I and read the disclaimer and the current restrictions of the plugin.


Saros/I requires

  • JDK 8 or newer
  • IntelliJ 2018.2.7 or newer

Saros/I can be installed from the JetBrains plugin repository or from disk.

Installation Steps

From the plugin repository

Saros/I is currently released through the alpha release channel. To be able find the plugin on the market place, you will first have to add the alpha release channel to your list of plugin repositories. A guide on how to do this is given here.

  • Choose “Settings…” > “Plugins”.
  • Select the tab “Marketplace”
  • Search for “Saros” in the search bar and select the entry from the list.
  • Click the “Install” button.
  • Close the settings menu.
  • Restart IntelliJ.

From Disk

The zip file containing the plugin can be downloaded from our release page.

  • Choose “Settings…” > “Plugins”.
  • Click the settings icon (gear/cog) and choose “Install plugin from disk…”.
  • Navigate to the directory containing the plugin zip.
  • Select the zip file.
  • Click OK.
  • Restart IntelliJ.