NetBeans Release Roadmap

The NetBeans release roadmap defines what the NetBeans open source project strives to achieve, and our plans to reach these goals.

Please note that as with any open source project, all decisions are made by the community at large, which includes you! If there are aspects of how the NetBeans project is being run that you disagree with, or think needs further discussion, then tell us about it on the nbdicuss list!

A graphical representation of the NetBeans Release Roadmap:


Vision Statement

Read the full vision statement.

Release Overview

A goal of the NetBeans team is to make frequent NetBeans releases. By this, we mean major, stabilized, and thoroughly tested releases, with minor patches planned approximately every 5 weeks between major releases. Please note that this is only a guideline, and release schedules are subject to change.

Version Release Date Download Notes and Info
8.0 Released March 18, 2014 Download v8.0
NetBeans IDE 8.0 Info
7.4 Released October 15, 2013 Download v7.4
NetBeans IDE 7.4 Info
7.3.1 Released June 12, 2013 Download v7.3.1
NetBeans IDE 7.3.1 Info
7.3 Released February 21, 2013 Download v7.3
NetBeans IDE 7.3 Info
7.2.1 Released October 22, 2012 Download v7.2.1 NetBeans IDE 7.2 Info
7.2 Released July 24, 2012 Download v7.2 NetBeans IDE 7.2 Info
7.1.2 Released April 26, 2012 Download v7.1.2 NetBeans IDE 7.1.2 Info
7.1.1 Released February 29, 2012 Download v7.1.1 NetBeans IDE 7.1.1 Info
7.1 Released January 5, 2012 Download v7.1 NetBeans IDE 7.1 Info
7.0.1 Released August 1, 2011 Download v7.0.1 NetBeans IDE 7.0.1 Info
7.0 Released April 19, 2011 Download v7.0 NetBeans IDE 7.0 Info
6.9.1 Released August 4, 2010 Download v6.9.1 NetBeans IDE 6.9.1 Info
6.9 Released June 15, 2010 Download v6.9 NetBeans IDE 6.9 Info
6.8 Released December 10, 2009 Download v6.8 NetBeans IDE 6.8 Info
6.7.1 Released July 27, 2009 Download v6.7.1 NetBeans IDE 6.7.1 Info
6.7 Released June 29, 2009 Download v6.7 NetBeans IDE 6.7 Info
6.5.1 Released March 16, 2009 Download v6.5.1 NetBeans IDE 6.5.1 Info
6.5 Released November 20, 2008 Download v6.5 NetBeans IDE 6.5 Info
6.1 Released April 28, 2008 Download v6.1 NetBeans IDE 6.1 Info
6.0 Released December 3, 2007 Download v6.0 NetBeans IDE 6.0 Info, Patches
5.5.1 Released May 24, 2007 Download v5.5.1 NetBeans IDE 5.5.1 Info
5.5 Released October 30, 2006 Download v5.5 NetBeans IDE 5.5 Info
5.0 Released January 2006 Download v5.0 NetBeans IDE 5.0 Info
4.1 Released May 2005 Download v4.1 NetBeans IDE 4.1 Info
4.0 Released December 2004 Download v4.0 NetBeans IDE 4.0 Info
3.6 Released April 2004 Download v3.6 NetBeans IDE 3.6 Info
3.5 Released June 2003 Download v3.5 NetBeans IDE 3.5 Info
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