Latest Java Platform Standard Edition releases and download links

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  • - Java SE Version 8 (last updated: 19 June 2015)

    IBM(R) SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 SR1-FP1 the latest release of the Java SE8 application programming interfaces (APIs).

    Platform Download Plug-in support Web Start support
    64-bit AMD/Opteron/EM64T Download now No Yes
    32-bit x86 Download now Yes Yes
    32-bit IBM POWER Download now Yes Yes
    64-bit IBM POWER Download now Yes Yes
    64-bit IBM POWER (LE) Download now Yes Yes
    31-bit System z Download now No No
    64-bit System z Download now No No
  • - Java SE Version 7 (last updated: 19 June 2015)

    IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Release 1, Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 1

    IBM(R) SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Release 1 SR3-FP1 is the latest release of the Java SE 7 application programming interfaces (APIs). This release contains the latest virtual machine technology from IBM and extends the capabilities of IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Version 7 service refresh 6 and later refreshes. Learn about the new features and functions available with this release.

    A little endian (LE) version of the SDK is available for specific platform architectures.

    Platform Download Plug-in support Web Start support
    64-bit AMD/Opteron/EM64T Download now No Yes
    32-bit x86 Download now Yes Yes
    32-bit IBM POWER Download now Yes Yes
    64-bit IBM POWER Download now Yes Yes
    64-bit IBM POWER (LE) Download now No Yes
    31-bit System z Download now No No
    64-bit System z Download now No No

    IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7, Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 1

    IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 SR9-FP1 is for established users of the Java SE 7 application programming interfaces (APIs). This release contains bug fixes and security enhancements based upon the current technology and is intended as a regular in-service replacement. New features and additional function can be found in the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Release 1.

    Platform Download Plug-in support Web Start support
    64-bit AMD/Opteron/EM64T Download now No Yes
    32-bit x86 Download now Yes Yes
    32-bit IBM POWER Download now Yes Yes
    64-bit IBM POWER Download now Yes Yes
    31-bit System z Download now No No
    64-bit System z Download now No No
    WebSphere Real Time V3 for RT Linux on 32-bit x86 Download now No No
    WebSphere Real Time V3 for Linux on 32-bit x86 Download now No No
    WebSphere Real Time V3 for Linux on 64-bit x86 Download now No No
  • - Java SE Version 6 (last updated: 19 June 2015)

    IBM(R) SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 SR16-FP5 is the latest release of the Java SE 6 application programming interfaces (APIs).

    Platform Download Plug-in support Web Start support
    64-bit AMD/Opteron/EM64T Download now No Yes
    32-bit x86 Download now Yes Yes
    32-bit IBM POWER Download now Yes Yes
    64-bit IBM POWER Download now Yes Yes
    31-bit System z Download now No No
    64-bit System z Download now No No
    WebSphere Real Time V2 for RT Linux on 32-bit x86 Download now No No
    WebSphere Real Time V2 for Linux on 32-bit x86 Download now No No
    WebSphere Real Time V2 for Linux on 64-bit x86 Download now No No

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