The jSparrow Eclipse plugin has to be installed via Eclipse Marketplace.


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

jSparrow installation

jSparrow has to be installed within Eclipse as follows:

  1. Go to “Help” -> “Eclipse Marketplace…”

Opening the Eclipse Marketplace

  1. Search for "jsparrow" and click install

Installing jSparrow

  1. Restart Eclipse after clicking through the installation process

jSparrow Starter Registration

After a short registration, you will get a license key, allowing you to apply 15 rules free of charge on your projects. You can then decide if you want to use the jSparrow Free version, as usual, or the new features of jSparrow Starter.

Registration for 15 free rules

  1. Open the jSparrow Dashboard

Open the dashboard

  1. On the dashboard, there is a button to open the registration wizard:

Installing jSparrow

  1. Fill out the registration form and click "Register"

Installing jSparrow

  1. You will receive a mail containing your registration key. Please enter that key in the following window:

Installing jSparrow

  1. Click "Activate" and enjoy 15 free automatic rules!