Oracle’s JDK 8 on Mac OS X. Go to the Oracle Java downloads page and download the JDK. Thanks for the excellent posting on installing the JDK onto a mac.
Oracle's Java version 7u25 and below have been disabled by Apple on OS X. Updating to the latest release will allow Java to be run on Mac OS X. » » » » » » » » » » » » » » » » » » » » » » See information about. Yes, see the instructions on the Apple website. If you have JDK 7 or later versions installed on your system and you want to restore Apple Java 6, then those JDK versions need to be uninstalled first.
See the instructions to. Operating system requirements: For Java 7 and later versions, you will need an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X version 10.7.3 (Lion) and above.
Installing Java on a Mac is performed on a system wide basis, for all users, and administrator privileges are required. Java can not be installed on a per-user basis. Browser requirements: A 64-bit browser (Safari, for example) is required to run Oracle Java on Mac.
For Java versions 6 and below, Apple supplies their own version of Java. For Mac OS X 10.6 and below, use the feature (available on the Apple menu) to check that you have the most up-to-date version of Java 6 for your Mac. For issues related to Apple Java 6 on Mac, contact Apple Support. Oracle and Java.com only support Java 7 and later, and only on 64 bit systems. Mac OS X and Apple Java 6 End of Life Apple has posted notice that Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) will be the last OS X release that supports Java 6, and as such, recommends developers whose applications depend on Java 6 to migrate their apps to a newer Java version provided by Oracle.