Monday, October 24, 2011

How to install Subversion (SVN) in Eclipse or My Eclipse

Apache Subversion (SVN) is a software versioning and a revision control system distributed under a free license. SVN is also known as Subclipse.

Subclipse 1.8.1 and 1.6.18 and 1.4.8 are now available for Eclipse 3.2+.

Here are the simple steps to install Subclipse (SVN) plugins in your IDE Eclipse or My Eclipse.

Step 1. Go to Site ( and download file latest version of Zipped file (

Download Page.

Download URL.

Step 2. Unzip the file ( in dropins folder

Unzip the downloaded file in below mentioned dropins folder. dropins is where your Eclipse is installed.
Extract files to site-1.8.1

For Example.
C:\Program Files\Genuitec\MyEclipse 7.5\dropins

Step 3. Restart Eclipse and check it.

Restart your IDE (Eclipse or My Eclipse) and check whether it is installed successfully.

How to check whether Subclipse (SVN) is installed successfully or not?

Go to Window -> Preferences

If you can see SVN under Team node then it is installed successfully. If not then try again.