IntelliJ IDEA 14.1.5 Update is Out

Andrey Cheptsov

While we’re busy working on the new and shiny IntelliJ IDEA 15 (expected this fall), we actually don’t stop improving the existing IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 version. Today we’re happy to let you know about the availability of its new update. Enjoy an even more stable version of your favorite Java IDE.


If you’re running IntelliJ IDEA 14.1, install the patch by clicking Check for Updates. Otherwise, you’re welcome to download the newest version from the official site.

For a complete list of changes, check out the release notes.

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23 Responses to IntelliJ IDEA 14.1.5 Update is Out

  1. Nicolas C says:

    September 24, 2015

    Nice ! Especially fixes on js parsing.
    Somehow 14.1.4 tells me I’m up to date 🙁 Maybe a bit early?

    • Andrey Cheptsov says:

      September 24, 2015

      I’ve published the post too early. The update will become available shortly, sorry!

  2. Antosha says:

    September 24, 2015

    Can’t update yet

    Or Im too fast?)

    • Andrey Cheptsov says:

      September 25, 2015

      Yes, the blog post was published several minutes earlier than the actual patch.

      • Anders says:

        October 16, 2015

        Doesn’t it in a way feel good, that posting the blog post before the patch (just minutes inbetween), makes IDEA users:

        – Hurry to open or switch to IDEA.
        – Check for updates
        – Try again
        – Get back to the blog.
        – Write a comment about the patch missing for them.
        – Check again before posting it, and then post?

        We like your software, apparently.

  3. Slavik says:

    September 24, 2015

    Great work!
    Thank you for the best open-source Java IDE.

  4. Mustafa Hastürk says:

    September 24, 2015

    Why do I have to download new updates from website instead of application gets updates directly in background by itself?

    • Andrey Cheptsov says:

      September 25, 2015

      Are you sure you were running a IntelliJ IDEA 14.1.x build?

      • xxx says:

        September 25, 2015

        That happened to me as well. Had to download the whole 300 MB installation instead of just applying the patch.

        I was running on either 14.1.4 or 14.1.5 EAP, not sure.

      • Christian Sinding Nellemann says:

        October 9, 2015

        Happens to me, too. Though I know I can just export all my settings, this still feels archaic. Anything I can try to avoid this issue?

  5. Morten Knudsen says:

    September 25, 2015

    It seems that IntelliJ is now unable to sort JDK 7 system classes? Every JDK class gives a red indication in the editor window.

    • A.R says:

      October 1, 2015

      I also experiencing this issue, seems that there is some problem with the JDK

  6. Paweł says:

    September 25, 2015

    Anybody experience issue with not working „Run” action after update?

  7. Morten Knudsen says:

    September 25, 2015

    Hmm, a cache invalidation and a restart seems to make it work. Sorry.

  8. Mr Bigglesworth says:

    September 25, 2015

    This appears to break the lombok plugin: if you rely on lombok, best to stay on 14.1.4 until the plugin is updated.

    • Andrew says:

      September 28, 2015

      Thanks for the info. I’ll stay on 14.1.4 for now, can’t afford testing and seeing if it works or not and downgrading intellij if necessary atm.

  9. Dmitriusan says:

    September 28, 2015

    Seems to hang consistently for me. Probably due to Python plugin

  10. Ben says:

    September 29, 2015

    This seems to have broken remote Python SDKs for me.

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    September 30, 2015

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  12. Dmitry says:

    September 30, 2015

    Distraction Free Mode still does not work as expected.
    1. Exit from the mode often takes too much time.
    2. Wrong tab is restored on exit.

  13. Peter says:

    October 6, 2015

    If you are working with flash avoid this update! It produces a massive amount of errors in my projects but I can still build them..

    • Alexander Doroshko says:

      October 7, 2015

      Can you please create a YouTrack issue and provide steps to reproduce and screenshots?

    • Igor Costa says:

      October 15, 2015


      After installing, you have to go and force reindex of files to make it work.

      Go to File -> Invalidates Cache and Restart, should work for you.


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