Install CodeLobster IDE

CodeLobster is a cross-platform IDE that compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems.

Minimal system requirements

Operating system:

The following platforms are officially supported:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 or later.

  • macOS - 10.13 High Sierra or later.

  • Ubuntu 14.04 x64 or later.

Hardware Requirements

  • 290 Mb of free disk space.

  • 1 GB RAM.

  • 1024 x 768 minimum screen resolution.

Differences between Free and Professional

CodeLobster IDE supports the following features:


Free Version

Professional version

HTML editor

HTML code inspector

CSS editor

JavaScript editor

PHP editor

PHP debugger

Advanced features

Free Version

Professional version

FTP/SFTP support

SQL manager

Version Control Systems

Code validator

Code snippets

Code formatting


Node.js support

Other: sorting, converting

Split Window, Compare

Additional plug-ins

Free Version

Professional version

AngularJS plug-in

BackboneJS plug-in

Bootstrap plug-in

CakePHP plug-in

CodeIgniter plug-in

Drupal plug-in

EmberJS plug-in

Joomla plug-in

JQuery plug-in

Laravel plug-in

Magento plug-in

MeteorJS plug-in

Phalcon plug-in

Smarty plug-in

Symfony plug-in

Twig plug-in

VueJS plug-in

WordPress plug-in

Yii plug-in

Step-by-step installation

To start with CodeLobster IDE:

  1. Download the installer from the Downloads page with Windows, MacOS and Linux install packages.

  2. Run the installer and follow the wizard steps.

Step 1

Read the Agreement carefully. If you accept the license terms, check the I accept the terms of the License Agreement box. You must accept the License Agreement to continue the installation.

Step 2

Select a Start Menu folder for the CodeLobster IDE shortcuts.

Step 3

Define the folder in which to install the CodeLobster IDE.

Step 4

Select the file types which you would like to open when you double-click on them in Explorer.

Step 5

Select a default color scheme, which defines the colors and fonts to format various text resources: the source code, search results, and so on.

Step 6

Select the language for your interface.

Step 7

Check the components you want to install and uncheck the components you don't want to install. Click the Install button to start the installation.

Step 8

After CodeLobster IDE has been installed on your computer, you can check the Run CodeLobster IDE option to start it after setup.

Update CodeLobster IDE

By default, CodeLobster IDE automatically checks and notify you when a new version is available. You can see release notes on CodeLobster IDE news page:

Uninstall CodeLobster IDE

The proper way to remove CodeLobster IDE depends on the method you used to install it.


This guide describes ways to uninstall CodeLobster IDE on Windows.

To uninstall CodeLobster IDE:

  1. Close all CodeLobster IDE applications.

  2. Run Start → Settings → Control Panel → Add/Remove Programs.

  3. Find CodeLobster in the list of installed programs, select it, and click Add/Remove button.


Uninstall operation completely removes CodeLobster IDE from your system, including customization settings.