How to Download and Install JDK 11 on Windows 10?

In this article, you will see how to download JDK 11 and install it on Windows 10 Operating System. First of all to start the development of a java application your system should have JDK installed. This is the first step to start developing the java application.

The Java Development Kit (JDK) is a distribution of Java Technology by Oracle Corporation. It implements the Java Language Specification and the Java Virtual Machine Specification and provides the Standard Edition of the Java Application programming.

Software Dependency

  • JDK 11
  • Windows 10

Here we are going to download JDK 11 and install it on the 64-bit Windows 10 Operating System.

How to Download JDK 11 and Install it on Windows 10?

The installation process of the Java Development Kit (JDK) on the Windows operating system is very simple. Follow the below steps:

  1. Download JDK 11 for Windows 10 64-bit
  2. JDK Installation on Windows
  3. Setup System Environment Variables
  4. Verify the Java Installation

Step-1: JDK 11 download for Windows 10 64-bit

To download JDK 11 software, visit its official website Oracle Website’s Java and go to Java SE Development Kit 11.0.14 and click on jdk-11.0.14_windows-x64_bin.exe as shown in the below image.

JDK 11 download website link

Once you click on the link (jdk-11.0.14_windows-x64_bin.exe), it will ask you to accept the License Agreement. Now you have to accept the license agreement and then click on the download button as shown in the below image.

JDK Download accept the license agreement

Now once you click on the download link, it will ask you to sign in to the Oracle Account to allow the start downloading. If you have an account already, sign in with that otherwise create a new Account and then continue.

create oracle account sing in form

NOTE: Oracle requires an account (sign-in) to download older versions of Java that are no longer available to the public. You can download publicly available versions of Java without signing in which is the latest version only.

Step-2: Install JDK 11 on Windows 10

Once you have downloaded the JDK 11 Software (jdk-11.0.14_windows-x64_bin.exe), double click on it to see the start of the installation process.

Now click Next to see the below image, Here you have a choice to change the java installation directory by clicking on the change… button otherwise simply go with the default path by clicking the Next > button. I am going here with the default path only.

JDK 11 start installation on Windows 10

Once you click the Next, you will see the start of the installation process as below image. After successful installation, you just close the installation wizard.

JDK 11 start installation process on Windows 10
JDK 11 installed successfully on Windows 10

Step-3: Set Java path in environment variable in windows 10

System Environment Variables path:

Right click on MyComputer -> properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Environment variables
setup jdk environment variables

Now click on the Environment Variables button > add JAVA_HOME & Path as shown in the below images:

JDK 11 JAVA_HOME environment variable setup

Now we should have to add Java Path. If the Path variable is already there then simply we can click on the Edit… button > then click the New button to add the path as below image.

JDK 11 Java Path environment variable setup

Step-4: Verify the Java Installation

To verify the installation open the command prompt(Win+R key and type cmd) and then type java -version and press Enter key.

JDK 11 verify the successful installation

Congratulations! You have been successfully installed Java SE 11 on your Windows 10 operating system.

Conclusion

In this tutorial, you have seen how do you download and install Java SE development kit 11.0.14 (JDK-11) on the Windows 64-bit Operating system. You have also seen how can you verify the successful installation of JDK software.

FAQ

Does JDK 11 include JRE?

No, In JDK 11, JRE is no longer available. In this release, the JRE or Server JRE is no longer offered. Only the JDK is offered.

how to check what JDK I have?

Open the command prompt (type ‘cmd’ in the windows search box and press enter), and then type the command ‘java -version’ and press enter key. It will show you the installed version of java. You can refer to step-4 of the JDK installation steps in this article.

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