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
    2943 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
    789 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
    756 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
  • ImageJ

    k 1.45

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Scriptable Java app for scientific image processing

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

    (JDK) (32 bit) 8u66

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Everything you need to compile and run Java apps

    6
    1158 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
  • KEmulator

    Lite 0.9.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java games and programs on Windows

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

    3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    9
    1757 votes
    • PROS: Really easy to use once you've read the instrutions
    • CONS: Not intuitive
  • Cavaj Java Decompiler

    1.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Decompile files and reconstruct code for free

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

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    This is a Java, Android based eclipse project and “Enemy Cars Avoidance” Game for any android devices ( android phone, tablet and all others ).

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    No votes yet
    • Java Development Kit

      (JDK) (64 bit) 8u92

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Compile and run Java apps on 64-bit systems

      6
      502 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
    • Jigsaw Java Applet

      1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Software to create jigsaw puzzles in Java

      -
      No votes yet
      • NetBeans IDE

        6.9.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Comprehensive Java development package

        7
        463 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
        • Java Runtime Environment

          (JRE) 64bit 8.0.910.14

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Run Java applications on 64-bit systems

          6
          1053 votes
          • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
          • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
        • 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 ).

          -
          No votes yet
          • 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
          • Charles Web Debugging Tool

            (Web Debugging Proxy Application) 3.6.5

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Java based proxy tool

            7
            978 votes
            • PROS: Allows viewing of HTTP and reverse proxies, Views LoadVariables, XML Loads etc
            • CONS: Technical for non-developers, Requires Java
          • ZPlayer

            3.0.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            ZPlayer is a music player written in java, have a unique visual and works on Windows, Linux and MacOS.

            8
            53 votes
            • NotePad

              X 2.5b5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac
              Android
              Java
              PWA

              A Free Productivity program for Mac

              6
              16 votes
              • Apache Tomcat

                7.0.82

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

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

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                No votes yet
                Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                13.217579Windows
                2(Web Debugging Proxy Application) 3.6.59787.2Windows
                38.16129436.7Windows
                4(JRE) 64bit 8.0.910.1410536.2Windows
                5(JDK) (32 bit) 8u6611586.1Windows