Is Oracle JDK free for personal use?

Is Oracle JDK free for personal use?

Oracle JDK 8 and Oracle JDK 11 are free for Personal, Development and other uses. Oracle JDK 17 and later release are available under a Oracle No-Fee Terms and Conditions License for all users.

What is Oracle account?

An Oracle Account ( account) is a unique identifier that gives you access to all of Oracle Cloud’s website. You need this account when making purchases through Oracle Store, or when logging support requests through My Oracle Support. This is also known as Oracle Single-Sign on (Oracle SSO) account.

Do I need to login to Oracle to download Java?

Oracle only requires an account (sign-in) to download older versions of Java that are no longer available to the public (archived). You can download publicly available versions of Java without signing in; however, you still have to accept the license agreement beforehand.

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Can students create Oracle account?

Go to Click Membership then select Join Oracle Academy.

Is it possible to download JDK without an oracle account?

Yeah, this seems to be a recent change as you never had to sign into an Oracle account to download any version of JDK but now you do have to sign-in for some odd reason. Even for JDK 8, you have to sign into your Oracle account to download it.

Why do I have to register to download JDK?

Although JDK is open source, Oracle policy requires the user to register themselves for downloads. This could be because of many reasons .. to prevent misuse, script attacks and also for statistical reasons. How do I download a JRE? Directly from the oracle website. Java SE Runtime Environment 8.

What is the license for Oracle OpenJDK?

Oracle OpenJDK releases under the open source GNU General Public License v2, with the Classpath Exception (GPLv2+CPE) (since Java 9), and Oracle Java SE product releases, which includes the Oracle JDK for Java 8 and later, and Oracle JRE with Java Web Start in Java 8, under the OTN License Agreement for Java SE.

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Does Oracle require an account to download end-of-life versions of Java?

As far as I know, Oracle always requires an account to download end-of-life versions of jdk. Java SE 8 has gone through the End of Public Updates process for legacy releases.