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Java provides a system for developing application software and deploying it in a cross-platform computing environment. Popular as: JDK(Java Development Kit) & JRE(Java Runtime Environment)

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Overview

Java is a set of computer software and specifications that provides a system for developing application software and deploying it in a cross-platform computing environment. It is used in a wide variety of computing platforms from embedded devices and mobile phones to enterprise servers and supercomputers. As an open source platform, Java has many distributors, including Oracle, Amazon, IBM, Azul Systems, and AdoptOpenJDK. Distributions include Oracle JDK, OpenJDK(by Oracle), Amazon Correto, Zulu, AdoptOpenJDK, and Liberica.

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System Requirements

#Minimum
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Windows:

OS: Windows 10 (8u51 and above), Windows 8.x (Desktop), Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit), Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 (64-bit) RAM: 128 MB Disk space: 124 MB for JRE; 2 MB for Java Update Processor: Minimum Pentium 2 266 MHz processor Browsers: Internet Explorer 9 and above, Firefox

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macOS:

OS: Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.8.3+, 10.9+ Permission: Administrator privileges for installation Browsers: 64-bit browser

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Linux:

OS: Oracle Linux 5.5+1, Oracle Linux 6.x (32-bit), 6.x (64-bit)2, Oracle Linux 7.x (64-bit)2 (8u20 and above), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5+1 6.x (32-bit), 6.x (64-bit)2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x (64-bit)2 (8u20 and above), Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2+, 11.x, Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12.x (64-bit)2 (8u31 and above), Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS, 13.x, Ubuntu Linux 14.x (8u25 and above), Ubuntu Linux 15.04 (8u45 and above), Ubuntu Linux 15.10 (8u65 and above) Browsers: Firefox

Ratings

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4.01 
 5

CNET3 
 5
based on professional's opinion
FileHippo10 
 10
based on 376 reviews
FileHippo8 
 10
based on 865 reviews
FileHorse8.2 
 10
based on 3366 reviews
FileHorse7.8 
 10
based on 2018 reviews
FileHorse8.4 
 10
based on 141 reviews
Softonic3.5 
 5
based on 4605 reviews
Softpedia4 
 5
based on 974 reviews
TechSpot4.4 
 5
based on 150 reviews

Developer

James Gosling(OD), Sun Microsystems(OD), Oracle Corporation

Written in

Java, C++, C

Initial Release

23 January 1996

License

Dual license: GPL v2 (with classpath exception) and Proprietary

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