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Getting started with Acquia Dev Desktop

Important

End of Support notice! Acquia has stopped support for Dev Desktop on June 30, 2021. Acquia recommends that you transition to Acquia Cloud IDE for a managed development environment on Acquia Cloud Platform. For more information, see Migrating from Dev Desktop to Cloud IDE.

Acquia also provides limited integration with Lando as an open source alternative to Cloud IDE.

After you install Acquia Dev Desktop and launch the application for the first time, you can select from the following three choices for adding your first website:

Starting Acquia Dev Desktop