Quick guide to download and install OpenJDK 11 on Windows. - OpenJDK Community Version
OpenJDK is the short form of Open Java Development Kit similar to Oracle's Java Development Kit used to develop Java Applications. Main difference between Oracle JDK and OpenJDK is that OpenJDK is free for all while Oracle Java Development Kit or Oracle JDK requires commercial license. For more details refer openjdk vs oracle jdk
If you want to know more about OpenJDK, you can go through Open Java Development Kit Quick guide.
Note: To uninstall previously installed OpenJDK please refer Uninstall OpenJDK Windows
OpenJDK 11 was released on September 25th, 2018, and is now widely available for download. It has since become the default version of Java for many operating systems and platforms.
OpenJDK 11 comes packed with a wide range of new features and enhancements. Some of the key features include:
OpenJDK 11 comes with comprehensive documentation that covers all aspects of Java development. The documentation includes detailed information on how to install, configure, and use OpenJDK 11, as well as code examples and API documentation.
OpenJDK 11 is actively supported by Oracle and the Java community, which means that it receives regular security updates and bug fixes. These updates are critical for businesses that need to protect sensitive data and information.
OpenJDK 11 comes with several bug fixes that address issues found in previous versions of Java. These fixes ensure that Java applications are more stable and reliable than ever before.
There are many OpenJDK vendors out there in the market ( here is the OpenJDK Vendors List ), you can download OpenJDK from AdoptOpenJDK, Redhat OpenJDK, Zulu OpenJDK or from Community OpenJDK.
Below are the steps to download and install Community OpenJDK. If you would like to install OpenJDK from other vendors please refer :
Unlike Oracle JDK or AdoptOpenJDK, community OpenJDK 11 doesn't provide any executables (windows .exe files ) for easy installation. This might make the OpenJDK 11 installation on Windows bit difficult for newbies. To install windows OpenJDK 11, all you have to do is, Download the latest OpenJDK 11 zip/tar file and unzip to a convenient directory on you windows machine. Set the path to downloaded OpenJDK 11 bin directory in the Path Variable.
Here is the step by step procedure to download and install the latest OpenJDK 11 on Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7.
Once the OpenJDK 11 Download and installation is complete, we can verify the installed OpenJDK 11 version using Command Prompt.
Click on Windows Search Button and type cmd and then click on command prompt shortcut.
Go to command prompt and type java -version
The above command prints the OpenJDK 11 version you installed.
Note: Here is the list of OpenJDK known-issues OpenJDK Known Issues
Redhat OpenJDK installation, Click here to read more.
Install RedHat OpenJDK 11 on Windows 10
AdoptOpenJDK installation, Click here to read more.
Install AdoptOpenJDK 11 on Windows 10
Here is the quick video tutorial that demonstrates how to Download and Install OpenJDK 11 on Windows 10.
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If you are looking out for earlier OpenJDK versions, go to OpenJDK Archive
Unlike community OpenJDK, Red Hat provides OpenJDK build in executable as well as zipped format for easy installation on windows. To install Red Hat OpenJDK 11 on windows, all you have to do is, Download the latest version of Red Hat OpenJDK 11 MSI/ZIP file ( example jdk-11.0.6-x64 ZIP or jdk-11.0.6-x64 MSI) from Red hat official site. If you have downloaded OpenJDK 11 MSI, go ahead and install the MSI like any other windows installations and if you have downloaded the ZIP version, unzip the OpenJDK 11 to a convenient directory on you windows machine. Set the path to downloaded OpenJDK 11's bin directory in the Path Variable.
Here is the step by step procedure to install the latest Red Hat OpenJDK 11 on Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7.
AdoptOpenJDK provides an open and reproducible build and test system for OpenJDK source across multiple platforms. AdoptOpenJDK provides OpenJDK binaries for the Java ecosystem.
Here is the step by step procedure to install the latest AdoptOpenJDK on Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7.