Why download Java?
Java technology allows you to work and play in a secure computing environment.
Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few.
Is Java free to download?
Yes, Java is free to download. Get the latest version at http://java.com.
If you are building an embedded or consumer device and would like to include Java, please contact Oracle for more information on including Java in your device.
Why should I upgrade to the latest Java version?
The latest Java version contains important enhancements to improve performance, stability and security of the Java applications that run on your machine. Installing this free update will ensure that your Java applications continue to run safely and efficiently.