Download Java for Windows 8.1 - 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
    2917 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates, Free, Also available for Mac
    • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
  • 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
  • JavaExe

    3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    9
    1756 votes
    • PROS: Really easy to use once you've read the instrutions
    • CONS: Not intuitive
  • Java Runtime Environment

    (JRE) 64bit 8.0.910.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on 64-bit systems

    6
    1052 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
    • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
  • 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
  • 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
    • Apache Tomcat

      7.0.82

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

      -
      No votes yet
      • DCP Setup Maker

        1.1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Compact application designed to create Java installers by using IzPack

        9
        13 votes
        • Silver-J

          1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A lightweight Java IDE for Windows

          10
          1 vote
          • OpenXava

            5.6.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Effective Java Framework for Developing Enterprise-Level Applications

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: This open-source software package is free, A good tool for those who are not expert coding professionals
            • CONS: Users have to subscribe to the website to download this software, Less advanced that many other platforms on the market