Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

Run Java games and applications

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4.8
Downzen rating
4.6
Users rating
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Run Java games and applications
Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is the software you need to support all Java applications and games. In addition, many applets on browsers require JRE to run.


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Java Development Kit (JDK)

Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
DescriptionJava Software Development Kit (JDK)Run Java games and applications
The good
  • Great community and lots of tutorials available online.
  • Produces software that runs on all OS.
  • Supports programming on the web, desktop, and Android devices.
  • Fast and secure programming language.
  • Supports Lambda expressions.
  • Powerful, fast, and beautiful JavaFX interfaces.
  • Supports object-oriented programming OOP.
  • Lightweight.
  • Requires no setup, just install it and start running Java applications.
  • Sandboxing technology to protect your operating system.
The bad
  • Concerns that it might not be free.
  • Too large codes.
  • Must load JVM to run on all kinds of devices.
  • Slow on Internet browsers.
  • The user interface is quite dull.
Downzen rating4.74.8
Users rating4.44.6
Last update2022-04-212022-04-21
PriceFreeFree
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