Oracle SQL Developer 22.2.1 Release Notes

September 2022

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Bugs Fixed



Before You Start


  • The bundled JDK updated to 11.0.16
  • Added distribution of native JDK for Apple Silicon (M1/M2)
  • The OS X distribution has been properly signed so there won't be any security issues/warnings when running on Big Sur.


JDK Support

  • Oracle SQL Developer 22.2.1 release requires Oracle Java 11, with a minimum version of 11 update 0. Go here to download the latest version.
  • If SQL Developer cannot find a local JDK, you will be prompted to enter the location path for the JDK. Note that the prompt wants only the folder, not the java.exe. For example C:\Program Files\Java\ jdk-11.0.16.
  • The Data Miner and SVN client features require Java 8
  • Saving your connection passwords requires at least Oracle JDK 8u152 (for access to JCE jars)

Platform Support

  • Oracle SQL Developer 22.2.1 is available for Windows 10,11 and Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Linux or Mac OS X. (See full Certification)
  • If using a OCI “Thick” connection type, a 21c Oracle Client will be required
  • Apache Log4j 2.17.1
Installing or Upgrading

  • All new releases of SQL Developer require a full installation. Download and unzip the file into an empty folder. Ensure the "Use folder names" checkbox is checked when unzipping the file.
Support & Feedback


Many of the features in SQL Developer are provided by other Oracle Database teams. Please use their respective Oracle Community Forums to provide feedback.

  • For all TimesTen related queries, please use the TimesTen forum
  • For all OLAP related queries, please use the OLAP forum
  • For all Machine Learning related queries, please use the Machine Learning forum
  • For all Data Modeler related queries, please use the Data Modeler forum
  • For all Database Migration related queries, please use the Migrations forum