# Difference between revisions of "Scout/HowTo/3.9/Install Scout SDK"

< Scout‎ | HowTo‎ | 3.9

Installing Scout SDK is really easy.

## Install Eclipse with Scout SDK

JRE 1.6 required
Eclipse for Scout Developers requires Java 6 or greater. If there is no Scout perspective you probably need to install an appropriate JDK.
If you have multiple JREs installed and want to be sure the right one is used start Eclipse Scout using the -vm command line argument and specifying the path to the executable. E.g.: eclipse -vm c:\path_to_the_jre\bin\javaw.exe.

Eclipse
These instructions assume that you have Eclipse installed already.

To add Scout SDK to your existing Eclipse installation, you need to open eclipse and select Help|Install New Software...

Use http://download.eclipse.org/releases/kepler in the dialog that shows up and expand Scout Application Development. When expanded, tick all checkboxes:

Click Next twice, accept the license and restart Eclipse as soon as the download has been completed.

Now you are ready to use the Scout Perspective.