Java is the platform that makes the concept of cross-platform development viable. Billions of electronic devices ranging from computers to microchips and embedded devices are powered by Java technology. The Java platform is consistently maintained and improved, the Mac user can download the latest Java Runtime Environment for the Mac OS X. The installation updates the Java version that is shipped with OS X with the latest from Oracle. The user can also update Java applets for web pages by clicking on “Missing Plugin” on the web browser and proceed to the Oracle website to download the latest versions.
This program will update the legacy versions shipped with the El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and the Lion versions of the Mac OS X. It is essential to quit any installed Java application before downloading and installing the latest version. The updates are vital to allow Java-based applications to run smoothly on your Mac OS X.
Java for Mac is licensed as freeware for Mac OS operating system. It is in os components category and is available to all software users as a free download.