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How to run


Double click on jeveassets.jar


in terminal run:
java -jar /path/to/jEveAssets/jeveassets.jar
where “path/to” is the path on your computer to the jeveassets directory


cd to jEveAssets directory and run:
java -jar jeveassets.jar

Manually updating jEveAssets to a new version

Simply overwrite all the old files with the new ones. Your settings and assets will stay untouched.

Sort columns

You need to double click to sort a new column. A single click will sub-sort the column.


Settings Location

Replace USERNAME with your username


XP: C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\.jeveassets\
Vista and later: C:\Users\USERNAME\.jeveassets\





jEveAssets will not run

Solutions 1

Ensure jEveAssets isn't corrupted and is unzipped

On: All Platforms
Symptoms: jEveAssets displays a splash screen momentarily then closes

  1. Download jEveAssets
  2. Unzip
  3. Next follow How to run

Solutions 2

Ensure Java is installed and it is the correct version

On: All Platforms
Symptoms: Nothing happens when starting jEveAssets or another program opens.

  1. Uninstall all versions of java (help)
  2. Download the latest version of java
    • The 64bit/x64 version should be used (unless you're on a 32bit system)
  3. Install java (help)
  4. Next follow How to run

Solutions 3

Ensure Java is used to open jar files

On: Windows
Symptoms: Nothing happens when starting jEveAssets or another program opens.

  1. Download JarFix (more info)
  2. Run the downloaded file jarfix.exe
  3. Next follow How to run

Solutions 4

Ensure jEveAssets have permission to run

On: MacOS
Symptoms: jEveAssets displays a splash screen momentarily then closes

  1. Move the jEveAssets folder into your Applications folder
  2. Next follow How to run

Additional info: MacOS limits access to your Desktop, Documents and Downloads folders preventing jEveAssets from running

File Lock

File locks are necessary to prevent file corruption.
If jEveAssets is forcefully terminated while reading/writing a file, the file will never be unlocked.
This prevent jEveAssets from accessing the file.

  1. Close all instances of jEveAssets (You can restart your computer to be 100% sure all instances of jEveAssets is closed)
  2. Run a single instance of jEveAssets (This will delete all existing file locks)

Add Character/Corporation

Note: step 1 and 2 can be skipped if you run jEveAssets for the first time.

  1. Go to Options > Accounts…
  2. Click Add
  3. (Corporation) Click the Character button and select Corporation
  4. (Optional) Click Scopes and select the scopes you want to use
    Note: jEveAssets will have limited functionality if you do not select all scopes.
  5. Click Authorize
  6. The Eve SSO web page should open on your browser
  7. Select your character by clicking on their portrait
  8. Click Authorize on the web page
  9. Return to jEveAssets and wait for the import process to finish
  10. If you get an error see: API Key Troubleshooting
  11. Click OK

API Key Troubleshooting

Solutions to common errors while importing API Keys

Proxy Server

If you're behind a proxy server, you need to enable it in jEveAssets.

  1. In the menu select: Options > Options…
  2. Select Proxy
  3. Select your Proxy Type
    Direct = No proxy server
    HTTP = Http proxy server
    SOCKS = Socks proxy server
  4. Enter your Proxy Address and Proxy Port

Firewall blocks Java

  1. Disable your firewall (at your own risk…)
  2. Import API Keys in jEveAssets
  3. Enable your firewall

If you succeed, you need to add a firewall exception for Java (Please contact your firewall provider, for additional help)

API is down

  1. Wait until it's back up…

API is unstable

Try a couple of times (Press `Previous` to retry…)

API Error

This is a CCP API Error. Feel free to ask for help (please include the error code)

I give up...

No problem! if you have tried everything above, please send a bug report


Please send an email to and include the following:

  1. The jeveassets.log and jeveassets1.log (if it exist) in the settings location
  2. Instructions on how to reproduce the bug

Asking for help

If nothing of the above solve your problem.

  1. Make a post in the forum thread
  2. Please include the following information: Operation System and Java version (if you know)

I'll do my best to help you.

faq.txt · Last modified: 2021/11/18 15:04 by Golden Gnu