Download Java for Windows 8.1 - Best Software & Apps

  • Java Runtime Environment

    (JRE) 32bits 8.0.600.27

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on your PC and web browser

    6
    857 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
    • 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
    752 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
    1917 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
    222 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

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    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
    39 votes
    • DCP Setup Maker

      1.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Compact application designed to create Java installers by using IzPack

      9
      20 votes
      • Discord Soundboard

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Java Soundboard for Discord

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        No votes yet
        • Apache Tomcat

          7.0.82

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

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

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          No votes yet
          • OpenXava

            5.6.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Effective Java Framework for Developing Enterprise-Level Applications

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            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
          • Gson

            varies-with-device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A Java serialization/deserialization library to convert Java Objects into JSON and back

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            • Silver-J

              1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A lightweight Java IDE for Windows

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              No votes yet
              • Guava

                varies-with-device

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Google Core Libraries for Java

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                • GroupDocs.Annotation for Java

                  1.8.0

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  HTML5 document annotation - Java Library

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                  No votes yet
                  • JavaRa

                    2.6

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Automatically uninstall old versions of Java

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                    No votes yet
                    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                    13.219179.2Windows
                    23.0.0398.3Windows
                    3(JRE) 32bits 8.0.600.278576.1Windows
                    4(JRE) 64bit 8.0.910.142226Windows
                    5(JDK) (32 bit) 8u667525.7Windows