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Zulu Embedded™
Open Source Java for ISVs & Embedded Systems

Tired of high Java licensing costs, restrictive terms of use and proprietary vendor lock-in?

Azul is the world's largest commercial vendor delivering multi-platform, 100% open source OpenJDK builds targeting ISVs, embedded systems, and the IoT.

100% Open Source

Fully certified builds of OpenJDK for Arm, x86, MIPS, SPARC, and PowerPC.

Now with Flight Recorder

Capture critical performance data from running JVMs, then analyze with Zulu Mission Control.

Save on license fees

Drive down product cost, stop counting CPU cores, and eliminate restrictions on field of use or redistribution.

Security updates and bug fixes

Stay on top of the latest Java security patches -- protect yourself and your customers.

Guard your IP

Azul indemnifies Zulu Embedded subscribers and protects their software from copyleft contamination.

Innovate smarter with Zulu Embedded

Zulu Embedded is the only fully certified, completely customizable 100% open source Java platform for embedded systems plus IoT and IIoT edge devices, gateways and dedicated applications.

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Easy to deploy

Across a wide variety of devices and operating systems. Zulu Embedded meets all Java SE standards and requires no coding changes to your application. Leverage industry-standard Java tools for development and profiling.

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Simple and flexible pricing

As a pure, 100% open source offering there are no license fees. Every Zulu Embedded support plan offers redistribution-ready downloadable runtimes, access to all security updates, technical troubleshooting, and a wide set of packaging alternatives. We will work with you to determine the bundle requirements, support, and pricing model needed to match your requirements.

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Supported Platforms


Java 7 and 8 including JDK 8 Compact Profiles plus future LTS releases


Arm® v5, v6, v7, and 32-bit v8 plus 64-bit Armv8. x86, 32 and 64-bit. PowerPC, MIPS, and SPARC.


Standard package types such as ZIP, MSI, and DEB are available

Operating Systems

Linux, Windows, macOS, Solaris, and QNX -- check for specific versions and bitness

ISV and Embedded Configurations

Choose full JDKs, JREs, compact profiles, jlink -- whatever your design needs

Zulu and the IoT

Zulu is widely deployed by IoT OEMs in use cases ranging from home automation, IIoT, in-vehicle infotainment, and many more.

Zulu Embedded now supports 32-bit ARM® processors, the most popular architecture for embedded systems

"By aligning with Azul Systems we gain multiple advantages – an experienced Java partner with deep experience in the embedded sector, IP protection for our application code, simple and affordable pricing plans, and the flexibility of a 100% open source platform backed by Azul’s superb support organization.”

Guilherme Spina

Get started with Zulu Embedded

With Zulu® Embedded you have complete flexibility, and we can help you design and create an embedded Java build to fit your unique business needs

Additional Zulu Embedded Resources

Making the business case for Zulu Embedded

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