I really thought this would be old news here, but did not find a news post about this. http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/nextversion/free_java_ide.html?utm_source=IDEA_BLOG&utm_media=Anouncement&utm_campaign=IDEA9_CE Comparison of features: http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/nextversion/editions_comparison_matrix.html The IntelliJ IDEA community edition can be downloaded at this link: http://download.jetbrains.com/idea/ideaIC-90.96.exe Do you think IDEA and Eclipse can have an equal footing and even though eclipse has a huge lead in the open source arena, can IDEA (now that it is open source) give a serious threat to Eclipse as far as number of users is concerned?