We are pleased to announce that a new version of IBM Explorer for z/OS Aqua (V3.3) is available for public downloading starting October 14th, 2022. Aqua 3.3 is based on Eclipse V4.23 platform and Java 11 ( IBM Semeru Java 11 for z/OS ). The following products/extensions are currently supported on Aqua 3.3:

  • IBM Explorer for z/OS (V3.3.0)
  • IBM Developer for z/OS (V16.0.0)
  • IBM Debug for z/OS (V16.0.0)
  • IBM CICS Explorer (V5.5.25)
  • IBM Application Discovery (V6.1.1)
  • IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS (V15.1.0)
  • IBM Fault Analyzer for z/OS (V15.1.0)
  • IBM File Manager for z/OS (V15.1.0)
  • IBM Z JCL Expert (V1.1.0)

To know more about Aqua 3.3, please read the blogs below.



At the moment, products of Aqua 3.3 only support Eclipse P2 installation. Installing via IBM Installation Manager (IM) will be supported in future releases. Read here for more information.