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This topic includes the following sections:

  1. Download Java Update for Mac OS X 10.3.9 for Mac to upgrade your version of Java for functional enhancements and improved stability.
  2. Java package structure of Mac OS is a bit different from Windows. Don't be upset for this as a developer just needs to set PATH and JAVAHOME. So in.bashprofile set JAVAHOME and PATH as below. This example is for Java 6.

System Requirements for Installing the JDK on macOS

The following are the system requirements for installing the JDK on macOS:

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  • Any Intel-based computer running macOS.

  • Administrator privileges.

    You cannot install Java for a single user. Installing the JDK on macOS is performed on a systemwide basis for all users. Administrator privileges are required to install the JDK on macOS.

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Determining the Default JDK Version on macOS

When starting a Java application through the command line, the system uses the default JDK.

Get the latest version of Java from Oracle. If Java 7 or later is already installed, you can use the Java Control Panel to download and install the update: Choose Apple menu System Preferences, then click Java to open the Java Control Panel. Click the Update tab and follow the onscreen instructions. Java for mac free download - Java Update for Mac OS X 10.3.9, Apple Java for OS X 10.6, Java Runtime Environment (JRE), and many more programs.

There can be multiple JDKs installed on the macOS system.

You can determine which version of the JDK is the default by entering java -version in a Terminal window. If the installed version is 13 Interim 0, Update 0, and Patch 0, then you see a string that includes the text 13. For example:

To run a different version of Java, either specify the full path, or use the java_home tool. For example:

$ /usr/libexec/java_home -v 13 --exec javac -version

Installing the JDK on macOS

  1. Download the JDK .dmg file, jdk-13.interim.update.patch_osx-x64_bin.dmg.

    Before the file can be downloaded, you must accept the license agreement.

  2. From either the browser Downloads window or from the file browser, double-click the .dmg file to start it.
    A Finder window appears that contains an icon of an open box and the name of the .pkg file.
  3. Double-click the JDK 13.pkg icon to start the installation application.
    The installation application displays the Introduction window.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. Click Install.
    A window appears that displays the message: Installer is trying to install new software. Enter your password to allow this.
  6. Enter the Administrator user name and password and click Install Software.
    The software is installed and a confirmation window is displayed.
After the software is installed, you can delete the .dmg file if you want to save disk space.

Uninstalling the JDK on macOS

You must have Administrator privileges. Catalina

Note:

Do not attempt to uninstall Java by removing the Java tools from /usr/bin. This directory is part of the system software and any changes will be reset by Apple the next time that you perform an update of the OS.

  1. Go to /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines.
  2. Remove the directory whose name matches the following format by executing the rm command as a root user or by using the sudo tool:
    /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk-13.interim.update.patch.jdk

    For example, to uninstall 13 Interim 0 Update 0 Patch 0:

    $ rm -rf jdk-13.jdk

Installation FAQ on macOS Platform

This topic provides answers for the following frequently asked questions about installing JDK on macOS computers.

1. How do I find out which version of Java is the system default?

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When you run a Java application from the command line, it uses the default JDK. If you do not develop Java applications, then you do not need to worry about this. See Determining the Default JDK Version on macOS.

2. How do I uninstall Java?

See Uninstalling the JDK on macOS.

3. After installing Java for macOS 2012-006, can I continue to use Apple's Java 6 alongside the macOS JDK for Java 13?

If you want to continue to develop with Java 6 using command-line, then you can modify the startup script for your favorite command environment. For bash, use this:

$ export JAVA_HOME=`/usr/libexec/java_home -v 13`

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Some applications use /usr/bin/java to call Java. After installing Java for macOS 2012-006, /usr/bin/java will find the newest JDK installed, and will use that for all of the Java-related command-line tools in /usr/bin. You may need to modify those applications to find Java 6, or contact the developer for a newer version of the application.

4. What happened to the Java Preferences app in Application Utilities?

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The Java Preferences app was part of the Apple Java installation and is not used by Oracle Java. Therefore, macOS releases from Apple that do not include Apple Java will not include Java Preferences.

Over 600,000 Mac machines were infected with the recent Flashback Trojan malware. Apple, although a bit late to the scene, has finally fixed the vulnerability through a recent Java update.

All the Mac users — iMac, MacBook Pro, Air — will be better off updating their systems to the newly available Java package.

This new version of Java includes the following:

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  • Security update which removes the most common variants of the Flashback malware.
  • This update also configures the Java web plug-in to disable the automatic execution of Java applets.

Download Java Update on Mac:

You can perform a Software Update by clicking on the Apple menu (located on top-left corner of your Mac’s screen) and selecting Software Update.

A window then pops up, connects to the Internet to find newer version of Java for download. The current Java update is of 66MB size.

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If at all the Flashback malware is found on your Mac, this update will present a dialog notifying the user that malware was removed. No message will be displayed if your Mac is free from any kind of malware activities.

We recommend you to go ahead and secure your Macs by updating Java right now.

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