Spring Tool Suite

The latest version if Spring Tool Suite can be downloaded using below link,

On writing this post the latest version of Spring Tool Suite (STS) IDE is 4.9.0

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Just open the marketplace client in Eclipse, search for Spring Tools and install the “Spring Tools (aka Spring IDE and Spring Tool Suite)” entry. Postgresql default timestamp now. In case you prefer to use a ready-to-use distribution, you can go to and download the Spring Tool Suite distribution, which is a full Eclipse distribution (based on the. Spring Tools Suite (STS) Double-click lombok.jar (downloadable from this site, or from your maven repository; it's the same jar). This starts the eclipse installer which will find eclipse (and eclipse variants as listed above), and offers to install lombok into these eclipse installations. The same tool can also uninstall lombok.

The previous versions can be downloaded in below link,

Spring Tool Suite

This post will guide to install Spring Tool Suite 4 IDE on windows machine.

DownloadSTS IDE

On clicking the above 4.9.0 windows 64 bit link, the spring tool suite self extracting jar will be downloaded,


Install STS IDE

Click the jar file and it will start to extract the files to a folder like sts-4.9.0.RELEASE.

Spring Tool Suite 4

Click the SpringToolSuite4.exe to launch the Spring Tool Suite 4 Workbench

By Default workspace folder structure will be,

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Change the default workspace folder if needed and click Launch to open the STS Workbench.

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The Spring Tool Suite IDE can be used for developing Spring Boot Applications. Just click on Create new Spring Starter Project to begin with creating your first Spring Boot Application.

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Instead of downloading a separate IDE for STS, Spring Tools 4 can be installed as a plugin in Eclipse. STS IDE is based on eclipse that has inbuilt features to develop Spring Based applications.