Aspose.PDF Java for IntelliJ IDEA - Maven


IntelliJ IDEA

IntelliJ IDEA is a Java integrated development environment (IDE) for software developers. It is developed by JetBrains. Originally created for Java, it currently supports a wide variety of languages, including JavaScript, Groovy, HTML, CSS, RSS, R, Haskell, PHP, Ruby, Python, Scala, Clojure, and Kotlin.

In a 2010 Infoworld report, IntelliJ received the highest test center score out of the four top Java programming tools: Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans and Oracle JDeveloper.

Aspose.PDF for Java

Aspose.PDF for Java is a PDF document creation component that enables your Java applications to read, write and manipulate PDF documents without using Adobe Acrobat.

Aspose.PDF Java for IntelliJ IDEA - Maven

  • Aspose.PDF Java for IntelliJ IDEA (Maven) is an IntelliJ IDEA Plugin which lets you create maven projects (i.e. created project contains Aspose.PDF for Java API maven dependency) and download source code examples of the API  for using Aspose.PDF for Java API.
  • This plugin helps you to work with Aspose.PDF for Java API inside your favorite IntelliJ IDEA.


WIZARDS: The plugin contains two wizards

Wizard 1: Aspose.PDF Maven Project

  • Plugin’s Aspose Maven Project Wizard lets developers create Aspose.PDF for Java API Maven project.
  • The reference of Aspose.PDF for Java API maven dependency is automatically fetched from Aspose Cloud Maven Repository and gets added in the pom.xml.
  • The created project will always contain the most recent available version Maven Dependency for Aspose.PDF for Java API.
  • The wizard steps also present with the option for downloading Source Code Examples for using Aspose.PDF for Java API

Wizard 2: Aspose.PDF Examples

  • Aspose.PDF Examples Wizard lets you create/copy downloaded Source Code Examples of Aspose.PDF for Java API into your project. All the examples for the selected category will get copied to the project’s  “com.aspose.pdf.examples” package folder along with the required resources within the “src/main/resources” folder needed to run the examples.
  • Source Code Examples of Aspose.PDF for Java API are meant for demonstrating the different usages of the API.

System Requirements and Supported Platforms

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/2003/XP (incl.64-bit)  / Linux GNOME or KDE desktop / Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
  • 1 GB RAM minimum, 2 GB RAM recommended
  • 300 MB hard disk space + at least 1 G for caches
  • 1024x768 minimum screen resolution
  • JDK 1.8 or higher recommended
  • Internet Connection (2 MB or faster recommended)

Supported Platforms

Plugin supports the following IntelliJ IDEA Versions:

  • 13.0.1 (Community / Ultimate Edition)
  • 13.1.2  (CE / UE)
  • 14.0.2 (CE/ UE)
  • 14.1.5 (CE/ UE)


Downloading IntelliJ IDEA

You will need to first install IntelliJ IDEA CE / UE before downloading the Aspose.PDF Java for IntelliJ IDEA (Maven) plugin.

To download IntellliJ IDEA

  1. Goto
  2. Select your running OS
  3. Click on UE or CE download.

Downloading Aspose.PDF Java for IntelliJ IDEA plugin (Maven)

  • The plugin can be directly downloaded from the JetBrains plugin hosting URL - on IntelliJ IDEA Plugin Repository and later can be installed using the IDE option:
    • Goto File > Settings…>Plugins
    • Select “Install plugin from Disk”
  • Or it can be directly installed (without manual downloading from JetBrains plugin hosting URL) using the IDE options:
    • Goto File > Settings…>Plugins
    • Select “Browse Repositories”
    • In Search Box type: “Aspose”
    • Select “Aspose.PDF Java for IntelliJ IDEA Maven” plugin to install.


Installing Aspose.PDF for IntelliJ IDEA - Maven


Using Aspose.PDF for IntelliJ IDEA - Maven

Video Demo

Please check the video below to see Aspose.PDF Maven Project Wizard and Aspose.PDF Example Wizard in action.

Support, Extend and Contribute


  • If you like to see known/reported issues (by the users or Q.A team) in the plugin.
  • Or you want to report any issue you found in the plugin
  • Have any improvement suggestion or like to make any feature request

Please use any of the following project’s issues tracker:

Extend and Contribute

Aspose.PDF Java for IntelliJ IDEA (Maven) plugin is open source and its source code is available on the major social coding websites listed below. Developers are encouraged to download the source code and contribute by suggesting or adding a new feature or improving the existing ones so that others could also benefit from it.

Source Code

You can get the latest source code from one of the following locations