Fix the PhpStorm Java Error with Yosemite

Have you just upgraded to Yosemite and now when attempting to launch PhpStorm you get this message?

phpstorm-java

To open “PhpStorm” you need to install the legacy Java SE 6 runtime.

You just need to download Apple JDK 1.6.

JetBrains is not recommending you change the .plist file.

Also it’s worth noting that you need 1.6 as:

Current JDK 1.7 and 1.8 versions have several critical issues. We can’t default to the new JDK version until these issues are resolved.

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