Java Runtime Environment

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 32bits 8.0.600.27

Run Java applications on your PC and web browser

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is Java’s most basic virtual machine. It’s a required component to run any Java-based application or web applet.


  • Quick, easy installation
  • Integration with web browsers
  • Automatic updates


  • Control panel is a bit dull

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