NetBeans 72 Supported Platforms

Java SE

  • 7.0 - Full test
  • 6.0 - automated tests only

Testing is done on Java SE update release available no later than 1 month prior RC1. 32bit JVM is the priority. 64 bits JVM will be tested if time permits


2.1 or later if FCS build is available.


3.0.5 or later if FCS build is available.

Operating Systems

Check specifics of Java SE on particular OS

Windows Linux Mac OS X Solaris
Full test* Windows 7 Professional Ubuntu 12.04(11.10) 10.7 (CND team)
Sanity test Windows XP Pro SP3 - - -
Automated tests only Windows Vista - - Solaris 11/Express

32 bits OS are priority, 64 bit OS will be tested only if time permits (most used platforms-internal)

Look and Feels on each OS are:

... details available on NBLookAndFeels

Servers and tested Java EE versions for particular servers

Full test Glassfish 3.1.2, WebLogic 12.1.1
Known to run Glassfish 3.0.x, Tomcat 7.0.27, JBoss 6.1.0


Full test JavaDB(supplied with IDE), Oracle 11 thin JDBC driver
Known to run Postgres SQL 8.x, MSSQL ?, MySQL 6.x


Full test Git 1.7.10, Subversion 1.7.5
Sanity Mercurial 2.2.2

Known to run - depends on vendor support or quality of SDK

  • Java Card 3 SDK (Sun)

Other 3rd party SW

  • Apache Ant 1.8.3 (any final version released before we go into high resistance mode)
  • Apache Maven 3.0.4 or later (any final version released before we go into high resistance mode)

... list may be longer, depends on libraries requested by Connected Developer

Issuetracking Support

  • BugZilla up to 3.4
  • Jira up to 3.4

Web Browsers

  • IE 9 (Windows 7)
  • Chrome (Windows 7, Windows XP, Linux, Mac)
  • Firefox 11 (Windows 7, Linux)
  • Safari (Mac)
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