The jSparrow Eclipse plugin can be found on the Eclipse Marketplace.


  • Internet connection
  • Required Eclipse version: Eclipse Neon or later (4.6.0+)

jSparrow Installation via Eclipse Install Button

jSparrow can simply be installed by dragging this Button to your running Eclipse Workspace.

Drag to your running Eclipse* workspace. *Requires Eclipse Marketplace Client

Manual jSparrow Installation

  1. Go to "Help" -> "Install New Software..."

Help Context Menu

  1. Enter the jSparrow update site into the "Work With:" field, press "Enter"

Install Dialog

  1. Select "Photon" for Eclipse Photon and newer or "Neon and Oxygen" for Eclipse Neon or Eclipse Oxygen

  2. Press "Next" twice

  3. Select "I accept the terms of the license agreement" and click "Finish"

  4. Wait for the "Certificates" Dialog to show, check "Splendit IT Consulting GmbH" and click "Accept selected"

Certificates Dialog

  1. When prompted, please restart Eclipse