Finally JDK 9 is here are developers should start using in their development. JDK 9 comes with many features, but its only released in 64Bit version. So, if you are using 32 Bit Operating system you won't be able to install JDK 9.
If you are downloading Java for development then download the JDK 9 and it comes with the jre also. During the installation process it will also install JRE in your system. General internet user can just download JRE 9 and install in their system to run any Java program.
JDK 9 available in 64BIT versions for the following operating systems:
To install JDK 9 on your windows 10 operating system, you must have 64BIT version of the operating system. Oracle is not providing 32Bit build for JDK 9. So, from now onwards Java will only support 64Bit operating system.
We have also recorded complete steps to install JDK 9 on Windows 10. Here is the video recording which teaches you all the steps.
Video tutorial: Installing JDK 9 on Windows 10:
Here are the steps of installing, configuring and testing JDK 9 installation on Windows 10.
Official distribution is distributed at the Oracle website. Visit the website http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html and you will find the links for download JDK and JRE as shown below:
Click on the link above "Java Platform (JDK) 9" to go to the download page.
Now in the license agreement page accept agreement and download link will be active as shown below:
Now click on the link "jdk-9.0.1_windows-x64_bin.exe" to begin download
Installer will start the installation process and it will ask for the installation directory for JDK as shown below:
The default installation directory is "c:\Program Files\Java\jdk-9.0.1\", you can also change the installation location. I have left its default value and clicked Next button. After that installer will install JDK 9 on Windows. After JDK 9 installation it will prompt for JRE installation.
Here installer is asking for JRE installation directory.
Leave the default and click Next.
Open system environment variables as shown below:
Edit JAVA_HOME as shown below:
also update the system path variable, you can find complete steps in the video above.
Open the terminal and run java --version and it should display 9.0.1 as shown below:
In this section we learned how to install JDK 9 on Windows 10 computer.
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