- Free to download and use without restrictions
- Fast access to new OpenJDK features
- Wide range of supported file types
- Choose 32 or 64-bit JDKs and JREs
- Includes OpenJFX, Flight Recorder, Zulu Mission Control
Zulu leverages all the latest advances in OpenJDK and support provided by its vibrant open source community. With Zulu Community you will get access to selected new OpenJDK features up to 6 months faster than from other builds.Download now
Azul will provide quarterly updates to Zulu Community builds of OpenJDK 7 until July 2023, builds of OpenJDK 8 will be updated until March 2026, and builds of OpenJDK 11 will be updated until September 2027. Interim releases like Java 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 will be updated for at least 6 months from their initial release.
Azul also maintains an archive of Zulu Community builds of OpenJDK that goes back to 2014.
|Zulu Community Roadmap|
|Java SE Release||Java SE GA Date||End of Oracle Quarterly Updates||End of Zulu Community Quarterly Updates|
|Java 6||Dec 2006||Dec 2018||Dec 2019|
|Java 7||Jul 2011||July 2022||Jul 2023|
|Java 8||Mar 2014||Mar 2025||Mar 2026|
|Java 9||Sept 2017||Mar 2018||Jan 2019|
|Java 10||Mar 2018||Sep 2018||Sep 2018|
|Java 11||Sep 2018||Sep 2026||Sep 2027|
|Java 12||Mar 2019||Sep 2019||Sep 2019|
|Java 13||Sep 2019||Mar 2020||Mar 2023|
|Java 14||Mar 2020||Sep 2020||Sep 2020|
|Java 15||Sep 2020||Mar 2021||Mar 2023|
|Java 16||Mar 2021||Sep 2021||Sep 2021|
|Java 17||Sep 2021||Mar 2022||Sep 2030|
|Java 18||Mar 2022||Sep 2022||Sep 2022|
|Java 19||Sep 2022||Mar 2023||Mar 2026|
Choose 32 or 64-bit Zulu LTS builds that include Java 8, 11 and 7 plus feature releases (Java 12, 13, etc.).
Windows, Linux (including Alpine Linux), macOS, Solaris, onsite, desktop, Docker, plus public and private Clouds (See download page for details)
Zulu is verified compliant with the Java SE specifications using the OpenJDK Community Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK)
Zulu Community users get free access to OpenJFX, Flight Recorder and open source Zulu Mission Control
Zulu Community builds follow the OpenJDK quarterly release cycle. Get updates every January, April, July, and October.
OpenJDK 8-based Zulu Community builds now include support for TLS 1.3, backported from OpenJDK 11
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