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Download PHP Storm

1.0.9 2016-02-10 18:04 UTC

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Last update: 2022-02-23 22:57:22 UTC


Downloads PhpStorm to a defined folder and creates a Symlink to the new version. It can also cleanup old PhpStorm versions in file.


  • PHP 5.4.0+
  • Linux or MacOS (Windows not supported)
  • wget (For PhpStorm download)


$> composer.phar install

Or create phar file. See section Create phar file below.

Or via composer.phar

$> composer.phar global require 'cmuench/phpstorm-downloader=1.0.8'

Call it as ~/.composer/vendor/bin/phpstorm-downloader



$> bin/phpstorm-downloader download [--stable] [--download] [--symlink-name <symlink-name>] <target-folder>
  • --stable: download stable version, not EAP.

  • --download: if the revision was already downloaded (switching stable/eap, change name of symlink), download it again regardless (force download).

  • --symlink-name <symlink-name>: name of the symlink to use. Default symlink name is: PhpStorm.

  • <target-folder>: folder where PhpStorm versions are installed into. Default target folder is: $HOME/opt.


$> bin/phpstorm-downloader clean <target-folder>

Default target folder is: $HOME/opt

Create phar file

You can create a executable phar file of this application.

You need box.phar from the box-project to create the phar. The repository contains a valid box.json file for that.