Quick guide to download and install Microsoft OpenJDK on Windows.
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
There are many OpenJDK vendors out there in the market, you can download OpenJDK from AdoptOpenJDK, Redhat OpenJDK, Zulu OpenJDK or from Community OpenJDK.
Below are the steps to download and install microsoft OpenJDK. If you would like to install OpenJDK from other vendors please refer :
To install windows OpenJDK, all you have to do is, Download the latest Microsoft OpenJDK 11 zip/tar file and unzip to a convenient directory on you windows machine. Set the path to downloaded Microsoft OpenJDK 11 bin directory in the Path Variable.
Here is the step by step procedure to download and install the latest Microsoft OpenJDK 11 on Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7.
OpenJDK 11.0.11 builds
OpenJDK 16.0.01 builds
Once the Microsoft OpenJDK Download and installation is complete, we can verify the installed OpenJDK 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 version you installed.
Note: Here is the list of OpenJDK known-issues OpenJDK Known Issues
Redhat OpenJDK installation, Click here to read more.
AdoptOpenJDK installation, Click here to read more.
Here is the quick video tutorial that demonstrates how to Download and Install OpenJDK 11 on Windows 10.