Note that this page describes purchase and licensing details for Illuminated Cloud 2 only, and all usages of the term "Illuminated Cloud" with no version number refer to the Illuminated Cloud 2.x major version family. For information about Illuminated Cloud 1, please refer to this page.

Platform Support

Illuminated Cloud is supported on recent versions of IntelliJ IDEA (all editions), PhpStorm, PyCharm (all editions), RubyMine, and WebStorm and can be used on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

30-day Evaluation

Illuminated Cloud is available for a 30-day free evaluation. During the evaluation period, all features are available. To begin an evaluation of Illuminated Cloud, just download the plugin from IDEA's plugin repository:

Settings > Plugins > Browse repositories...


Both Personal and Commercial licenses of Illuminated Cloud are available. Personal licenses may only be purchased by private individuals with their own funds and may not be purchased, reimbursed, or otherwise financed by companies in any manner. They may, however, be used for both personal and professional work.

Illuminated Cloud 2 is licensed under an annual subscription licensing model. An active subscription must be maintained for continued product use and access to product updates. Each purchased license key may be assigned to exactly one user. By default each license key may be activated on up to two workstationstypically for work and home usebut additional activations are available by request as long as they are used by only the single associated user. License keys may be reassigned at the owner's discretion as long as no sharing of license keys occurs. For additional details, consult the Terms and Conditions document provided below.


Illuminated Cloud may be purchased from the Rose Silver Software Store.

The annual subscription price for a Personal license is $90 USD.

The annual subscription price for a Commercial license is $125 USD, and Commercial license volume discounts are available on the following schedule:

  • 1-9 - $125 USD each

  • 10-24 - $120 USD each

  • 24-49 - $115 USD each

  • 50-99 - $110 USD each

  • 100+ - $100 USD each

Cumulative volume across multiple purchases by the same buyer can be applied toward volume discounts. Please contact Support when a new purchase would cause the total quantity to exceed the next volume tier and a discount code can be authorized for that and subsequent purchases.


Upgrade discounts are available to all licensed Illuminated Cloud 1 users for the first annual subscription period.

    • The discount for upgrading to a Personal license is $25 USD off of the per-license cost for a single Personal license.

  • The discount for upgrading to Commercial licenses varies based on recency of purchase of Illuminated Cloud 1.

    • Licenses purchased since September 1, 2017 and upgraded before February 1, 2018 receive a $60 USD discount per-license for up to the same quantity of licenses purchased since September 1, 2017.

    • Licenses purchased before September 21, 2017 or upgraded after January 31, 2018 receive a $25 USD discount per-license for up to the same quantity of licenses purchased before September 1, 2017.

Upgrade discounts can be retrieved and provisioned here.


Once a license key has been purchased, the product can be activated within the IDE:

Illuminated Cloud > Configure Application > About tab > Enter license key... or Offline activation... if the workstation has limited network connectivity.

Enter the license key that was received in email and Illuminated Cloud will be activated. Note that the license activation is associated with the machine on which it was activated and must be deactivated before the license activation can be used on another machine. License deactivation can be performed in the same settings location, or if you no longer have access to the machine on which it was activated, you may manage your license key activations online. If you have any issues you may also contact Support to have a license deactivated for you.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions for the purchase and usage of Illuminated Cloud 2
(last updated November 5, 2021 for business address update and minor formatting changes)

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy and EU GDPR Policy for Illuminated Cloud 1 and 2
(last updated November 5, 2021 for business address update and minor formatting changes)