NetBeans Profiler 5.5

Welcome to the NetBeans Profiler 5.5 download page. This release is to be used with NetBeans 5.5.

List of new features and bugfixes can be found in NetBeans Profiler 5.5 What's New document.
List of system requirements and known issues can be found in NetBeans Profiler 5.5 Release Notes document.

Profiler Download

Additional Downloads

Remote packs: Modified 1.4.2 JVM:
  • Windows
  • Linux x86
  • Solaris Sparc
  • Solaris x86
  • Mac OS X
Which one to download? To use the Profiler, download the installer for your OS. If you need to profile applications running on other computer than where NetBeans is installed, download also appropriate remote pack for target OS and JDK version/architecture. If you need to profile local applications running only on 1.4.2-based JDK, download also special modified JVM.


  • Uninstall any previous version of the Profiler before proceeding with installing this release. Install NetBeans IDE 5.5 if not already installed and then launch and complete downloaded Profiler installer. Restart the IDE if running.
  • If using remote pack, unpack the downloaded archive on remote machine, nb-profiler-server folder with two subfolders will be created. Run the (calibrate.bat) script located in nb-profiler-server folder to perform initial calibration. Then follow instructions on how to attach Profiler to remotely started application.
  • If using Modified 1.4.2 JVM, install the downloaded nbm package as a regular module into your IDE, it will be automatically registered as new Java platform. Note that this is an experimental JDK without any support. Read the documentation on JVMs supported by the Profiler.


For help with using the profiler see the Profiler | Help menu in the IDE or Browse the docs online. You may also check our Frequently Asked Questions.

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About this Project

Profiler was started in November 2009, is owned by Tomas Hurka, and has 61 members.
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