Free distributions of OpenJDK that you can download today.
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OpenLogic provides and supports free distributions of OpenJDK 8, and free, certified distributions of OpenJDK 11 for Linux, Windows, MacOS, and Docker images. OpenLogic’s certified OpenJDK builds are updated quarterly, with critical security patches on-demand.
OpenLogic also offers commercial support for all Java distributions, including Adopt OpenJDK, IBM, and Oracle's Java. Java support from OpenLogic includes security patches and bug fixes, in addition to guidance for the usage and administration of Java and the JVM.
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about OpenJDK downloads from OpenLogic.
These two terms are used fairly loosely and sometimes take on different meanings based on the context. However, in general, “Java” is a programming language. The JDK (Java Development Kit) is a software development and delivery platform that supports multiple programming languages.
The JDK is the platform for building and deploying Java applications. It is comprised of the JRE (Java Runtime Environment), the JVM (Java Virtual Machine), core class libraries, compilers, debuggers, and documentation.
The latest Java Development Kit is Java 14 / JDK 14. However, JDK 8 and JDK 11 are still widely used, as they are the designated long term support (LTS) versions of the product.
JDK is still free for general purpose use. However Oracle now charges for JDK commercial licenses.
OpenJDK 11 is free — and offers the exact same features as Java 11.
OpenJDK 8 is fully supported by OpenLogic.
Yes, you absolutely can use OpenJDK for commercial use.
OpenJDK is available for Windows. Simply follow the instructions above to get started on OpenJDK on Windows.
You can download Java JDK 8 and 11 by scrolling up on this page and selecting the version you need from OpenLogic.
Yes. Oracle uses the version string 1.8 to refer to Java 8.
There are always a lot of little things that go into a release of Java, or any product for that matter. However, the biggest differences between Java 8 and Java 11 are:
Scroll up and select JDK 8 for your platform to download the package from OpenLogic.
Scroll up and select Java 11 for your Windows to download the JDK package from OpenLogic.
Scroll up and select OpenJDK 11 for Linux to download the package from OpenLogic.