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This collection of general FAQs about the Java Platform, Standard Edition, provides brief answers to the most common questions about the technology. It also links to more detailed information available from this web site.
Java SE Subscription offers customers licensing and support for Java SE for cloud deployments, server, and desktop use. Binaries are based on the free Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) and support Java SE releases from Java SE 6 through the current release of Java SE 11.
The Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) and Java SE Subscription from Oracle include the Java Development Kit (JDK), and Java Runtime Environment (JRE). The current releases of the software and links to older versions are available from the Java SE download page.
In addition to Oracle’s award-winning support program, Oracle Java SE Subscription offers
The Java SE support roadmap is published on OTN.
Java SE Desktop subscription is priced by NUP (Named User Plus) and Java SE Subscription is priced per Processor. Contact your Oracle representative for additional information. Refer to the Java SE Subscription FAQ.
No. JavaFX is part of the technologies covered under Oracle Java SE Subscription. As of JDK 7u6 JavaFX is included with the standard JDK and JRE bundles. Note that for JDK 11 and later JavaFX is no longer included the JDK but remains available as a third party library from other vendors.
Each release of Oracle Java SE Subscription supports the same system configurations as the corresponding Java SE release. Additional supported system configurations will be added based on customer requirements. For the latest supported system configurations, including Operating System version, Hardware Platforms, Desktop Managers and browser, refer to:
In the event that an update or revision introduces a regression, customers are encouraged to report the problem to Oracle immediately and we will immediately start working to resolve the issue. Oracle Java SE Subscription users can report a bug through My Oracle Support.
The goal with the Java brand and naming architecture is easy -- keep it simple! The following terms should always be used at first reference:
For more information, read the Java Naming page.
Java SE releases prior to JDK 11 are available under the Binary Code License (BCL) with no additional cost for its use. Starting with JDK 11 Oracle offers Java SE binaries under either the Oracle Java SE OTN License or under GPL license (as described below). Java SE commercial binaries are provided under separate but similar licensing terms. Product License and Terms, Read Me files and more are available on the Oracle Technology Network.
Starting with Java SE 9 Oracle also offers OpenJDK binaries under the GNU General Public License (GPL) for users who want the latest Java SE version and do not require long term support.