Download Java - Best Software & Apps

  • Java Runtime Environment

    8.161

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on your PC and web browser for free

    7
    3015 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates, Free, Also available for Mac
    • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
  • Eclipse

    SDK 4.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete environment for Java

    7
    817 votes
    • PROS: Open Source tool, Multiplatform
    • CONS: Not very attractive visually
  • BlueJ

    3.0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Excellent teach yourself Java environment for students

    7
    776 votes
    • PROS: Fully featured Java environment but easy to use, Clean and clear interface, Ideal for beginners and those learning Java
    • CONS: May be prone to instability
  • Java Development Kit

    10.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Everything you need to compile and run Java apps

    6
    1170 votes
    • PROS: Includes demos and examples, Easy-to-use interface, Lots of available documentation online
    • CONS: Graphical environment is not included and must be downloaded separately, Beginner programmers will find it difficult to navigate
  • ImageJ

    k 1.45

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Scriptable Java app for scientific image processing

    6
    192 votes
    • PROS: Works across platforms, Free to use, Measures pixels, draws histograms and more
    • CONS: Can be slow and unresponsive because of Java
  • JavaExe

    3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Launch your Java application as a Windows file (if you know how)

    9
    1768 votes
    • PROS: Really easy to use once you've read the instrutions
    • CONS: Not intuitive
  • Apache Tomcat

    7.0.82

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A full version app for Windows, by The Apache Software Foundation

    7
    1 vote
    • KEmulator

      Lite 0.9.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Run Java games and programs on Windows

      7
      245 votes
      • PROS: High level of compatibility , Many graphics options , Video and image capture, Good performance
      • CONS: Interface not very accessible
    • Cavaj Java Decompiler

      1.11

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Decompile files and reconstruct code for free

      6
      110 votes
      • PROS: Decompile JAR and ZIP files, Reconstruct Java source code, Completely free
      • CONS: Only available for Windows, Not downloadable from official app store
    • 3D Car Race

      1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A simple traffic avoidance driving game

      7
      1 vote
      • PROS: Easy to drive and control , 3D view of upcoming road makes traffic avoidance easier , Cute and non-annoying car sounds , Acceleration is brisk and exciting
      • CONS: Becomes repetitive quickly and soon becomes boring , Off-road scenery is basic and ugly , Graphics are very poor, Car sizes are not to scale compared to the road
    • Java Development Kit

      (JDK) (64 bit) 8u92

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Compile and run Java apps on 64-bit systems

      6
      507 votes
      • PROS: Includes demos and examples, Easy-to-use interface, Lots of available documentation online
      • CONS: Graphical environment not included - must be downloaded separately, Beginner programmers will find it difficult to use
    • NetBeans IDE

      6.9.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Comprehensive Java development package

      7
      465 votes
      • Java Runtime Environment

        10.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Run Java applications on 64-bit systems

        6
        1065 votes
        • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
        • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
      • NotePad

        X 2.5b5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Android
        Java
        PWA

        A Free Productivity program for Mac

        6
        17 votes
        • IntelliJ IDEA

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Java IDE for professionals

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Plenty of features to make programming easier, Also supports programming languages other than Java
          • CONS: Very expensive product when several alternatives are free, Takes time for programmers to learn how to fully use it
        • Zombie Mission Extreme

          3.1.2.20150101

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          This is a Java, Android based eclipse project ( supported all platforms ) and "Zombie Killing" Game for any android devices ( android phone, tablet and all others ).

          9
          2 votes
          • DJ Java Decompiler

            3.10.10.93

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Free Software for Java Users

            6
            82 votes
            • PROS: Supports various file types, Can decompile any Java app, Ability to display all contained files, Can be run directly from the interface
            • CONS: Best features not available, Heavy emphasis on in-app purchases, Rather dull interface, Takes time to learn
          • Java for OS X

            2014-001 1.8.0-31

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            A Java updater for OS X

            5
            187 votes
            • PROS: Allows you to use Java on your Mac
            • CONS: Requires closing of browser to install, Java sometimes vulnerable to security exploits
          • GanttProject

            2.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            A Comprehensive Project Management and Scheduling Tool

            6
            168 votes
            • PROS: A complete project management application, Free to download
            • CONS: Demo may have some workability issues, Generic graphic representation
          • NetBeans

            IDE 6.9

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Open source, high performance, modular, extensible, multi-platform Java IDE

            7
            42 votes
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