Java Release History

This page tracks widely distributed releases of Java SE and links to key information about each release.

Currently Supported Releases

Version Initial Release Current Release Version Info End of Life
17 2021-09-14 17
2021-09-14
Open JDK Project Page
JSR 392
2029-09-30
11 2018-09-25 11.0.13
2021-10-19
Release Notes
Documentation
Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
Open JDK Project Page
JSR 384
2026-09-30
8 2014-03-18 8u311
2021-10-19
Release Notes
Documentation
Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
JSR 337
2030-12-31
7 2011-07-11 7u321
2021-10-19
Release Notes
Documentation
Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
JSR 336
2022-07-19

Future Releases

Version Initial Release Version Info
18 2022-03-15 Open JDK Project Page
JSR 393

No Longer Supported Releases

Version Initial Release Final Release Version Info
16 2021-03-16 16.0.2
2021-07-20
Release Notes
Documentation
Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
Open JDK Project Page
JSR 391
15 2020-09-15 15.0.2
2021-01-19
Release Notes
Documentation
Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
Open JDK Project Page
JSR 390
14 2020-03-17 14.0.2
2020-07-14
Release Notes
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Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
Open JDK Project Page
JSR 389
13 2019-09-19 13.0.2
2020-01-14
Release Notes
Documentation
Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
Open JDK Project Page
JSR 388
12 2019-03-19 12.0.2
2019-07-16
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Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
Open JDK Project Page
JSR 386
10 2018-03-20 10.0.2
2018-07-17
Release Notes
Documentation
Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
Open JDK Project Page
JSR 383
9 2017-09-21 9.0.4
2018-01-16
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Documentation
Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
JSR 379
6 2006-12-12 6u211
2018-10-16
Release Notes
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Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
JSR 270
5 2004-09-30 5.0u85
2015-04-15
Release Notes
Documentation
Certified Configurations
Risk Matrix
JSR 176
4 2002-02-13 1.4.2_42
2013-02-19
Release Notes
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JSR 59
3 2000-05-08 1.3.1_29
2010-10-12
Release Notes
Risk Matrix
2 1998-12-04 1.2.2_017
2003-10-02
1 1997-02-18 1.1.8_010
2002-10-09
0 1995-05-23 1.0.2
1996-05-07