- Windows: the global file is
bin\smartgit.vmoptionsin SmartGit's installation directory
- Linux: the global file is
bin/smartgit.vmoptionsin SmartGit's installation directory
- Mac: the global file is
Contents/MacOS/smartgit.vmoptionsin SmartGit's installation directory
smartgit.vmoptions file contains a list of additional VM options which should be passed to the Java VM. VM options are basically arguments to Java and every argument must be declared on a separate line.
Location of the Settings Directory
Used Java Runtime Environment
You can check Help|About, page Information to see which Java Version SmartGit is using. Depending on the operating system, you can change the Java VM as follows:
Use the Windows environment variable
SMARTGIT_JAVA_HOME to tell SmartGit which JRE to use. In case of using a 64-Bit JRE, you will have to run SmartGit using
To tell SmartGit to use the 64-Bit Java 8 JRE located at in
You have to specify a 64-Bit JRE (starting with SmartGit 18.1). When running
On Linux, you can configure the JRE to be used by adding
On Linux and Mac OS X, you can extend the PATH used by SmartGit (and all processes invoked by SmartGit, especially Git itself) by adding
path= lines can be used multiple times and will be appended to the PATH in the order of occurrence.
To add make the directory file
Do not specify the file path, but its parent directory's path - as for all usual path modifications!