March 29, 2016

How to Install Jad (Java decompiler) in Eclipse

  1. Download jadclipse from
  2. Put the JadClipse JAR file into the plugins folder of your Eclipse installation.
  3. Restart Eclipse (eclipse -clean).
  4. Download Jad from and make it executable.
  5. Configure the path to the Jad executable in Eclipse: Window --> Preferences --> Java --> JadClipse --> Path to Decompiler.
  6. In Eclipse go to Window --> Preferences --> General --> Editors --> File Associations and make sure that the JadClipse Class File Viewer has the default file association for *.class files.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Eclipse Class Decompiler plugin is more powerful than jadClipse, the plugin web page is

Eclipse Class Decompiler integrates JD, Jad, FernFlower, CFR, Procyon seamlessly with Eclipse and allows Java developers to debug class files without source code directly. It also integrates Javadoc and supports the syntax of JDK8 lambda expressions.