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Jetbrains products: Darcula
Anything else: Whatever I can find that is closest to Darcula.

bulenkov / Darcula

Darcula Look and Feel

Darcula Theme

The official Darcula Look and Feel for programming environments by Konstantin Bulenkov.

Darcula is a Look-n-Feel for Java desktop application and a theme for code editors. This repository focused mainly on Java look-n-feel and contains ready to use library here

Darcula Look-n-Feel is licensed under Apache 2.0 license and can be used in commercial products free of charge. However, I strongly ask you to use original theme name "Darcula" in your product. Links to this project from your products or a simple mention are very welcome, but not necessary.

List of projects with Darcula theme:

  1. JetBrains IDEs: IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm, PhpStorm, WebStorm, AppCode, DataGrip, RubyMine, Gogland, Rider, CLion
  2. Google Android Studio
  3. NetBeans
  4. jAlbum
  5. Mapollage
  6. Jotasync
  7. Apache JMeter

Please send me your project to add here

Resources about how to create your own look and feel can be found at Oracle's official website:

I in the middle of trying the material theme for Jetbrains at home and work since the icons and feel is so nice, but I have it set to still use Darcula for the editor.

ChrisRM / material-theme-jetbrains

JetBrains theme of Material Theme

Material Theme UI for Jetbrains

This is a Material Theme port of both the IDE and Color scheme for JetBrains products.

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Supported IDEs

Thanks to the awesome guys at JetBrains the plugin is now supported on pretty much all IDE, however there might be some issues on Rider since it's a different SDK. Android Studio is partly supported.

  • IDEs versions 2016.X and lower > up until version 0.2.3
  • IDEs versions 2017.1-2 > up until version 0.10.6
  • IDEs versions 2017.3 > Up until version
  • IDEs versions 2018.1+ > From 1.7.0 and above
  • Android Studio 2.2.3 > up until version 0.2.3
  • Android Studio 3.0.0+ > All versions


  1. Open the Settings/Preferences dialog (OSX/Unix: ⌘,

iTerm and similar tools I change frequently in the endless quest to Darcula all the things.