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FlatLaf 3


macOS themes

New light and dark themes that use macOS colors and look similar to native macOS controls:


Packaged fonts Inter, Roboto and JetBrains Mono into JARs (available on Maven Central) and provide an easy way to use them with FlatLaf.

Rounded selection

JMenuItem, JComboBox, JList and JTree components now support rounded selection. This is currently used only in macOS themes for menus and combo boxes, but may be used in standard themes as well in the future. Feel free to use it in own themes to give your application a special look. See PRs for instructions.

Rounded outlined icons

JFileChooser, JOptionPane, JPasswordField and JTree got new modern rounded outlined icons:

Change Log


JFormDesigner 5.1.1 with IntelliJ IDEA 12.x support

We've just released JFormDesigner 5.1.1, which is now compatible with IntelliJ IDEA 12 and 12.1, has been tested with NetBeans 7.3, supports Eclipse plug-in in Java 7 VM on Mac OS X (read note below), fixes minor bugs and brings some minor improvements.

See Change Log for details and download JFormDesigner 5.1.1.

Eclipse plug-in in Java 7 VM on Mac OS X

The JFormDesigner plug-in for Eclipse depends on a JRE class that embeds Swing into SWT. Unfortunately, when migrating Apple Java 6 to Oracle Mac Java 7, the class was not migrated. There is work in progress to bring it back, but currently it is only available in JDK 7u12 Developer Preview (1.7.0_12-ea) (from, but not in Java SE 7u21 (from See also Java Bug 7154778 and Eclipse Bug 374199.