Is your Mac up to date with the latest version of the Mac operating system (macOS or OS X)? Is it using the version required by some other product that you want to use with your Mac? Which versions are earlier (older) or later (newer, more recent)? To find out, learn which version is installed now.
If your macOS isn't up to date, you may be able to update to a later version.
Mac Os Java 8
Which macOS version is installed?
If you have not yet installed Apple's Java OS X 2012-006 update, then you are still using a version of Apple Java 6 that includes the plug-in and the Java Preferences application. See Notes for Users of macOS That Include the Apple Java 6 Plug-in. The system will not install a JRE that has an earlier version than the current version. This update will correct issues affecting some Java users following the installation of Mac OS X v10.3.9 Software Update. After updating to Mac OS X 10.3.9, some systems may have issues with Java. Type java -version on terminal and press Enter. For Windows as well type java -version and press Enter on command prompt to check java version. NOTE: When I write java -version on terminal or command prompt, java version 1.8.0171 will return on terminal which signifies Java 8 is already there on my system. How to Install Java on Mac OS? Grab a Yosemite Compatible Java Version from Apple: Apple offers an (older) Yosemite compatible.
The cleanest way to manage multiple java versions on Mac is to use Homebrew. And within Homebrew, use: homebrew-cask to install the versions of java jenv to manage the installed versions of java.
From the Apple menu in the corner of your screen, choose About This Mac. You should see the macOS name, such as macOS Mojave, followed by its version number. If you need to know the build number as well, click the version number to see it.
This example shows macOS Catalina version 10.15 build 19A583.
Which macOS version is the latest?
These are all Mac operating systems, starting with the most recent. When a major new macOS is released, it gets a new name, such as macOS Catalina. As updates that change the macOS version number become available, this article is updated to show the latest version of that macOS.
If your Mac is using an earlier version of any Mac operating system, you should install the latest Apple software updates, which can include important security updates and updates for the apps that are installed by macOS, such as Safari, Books, Messages, Mail, Music, Calendar, and Photos.
Latest Java Version For Macos High Sierra
|macOS High Sierra||10.13.6|
|OS X El Capitan||10.11.6|
|OS X Yosemite||10.10.5|
|OS X Mavericks||10.9.5|
|OS X Mountain Lion||10.8.5|
|OS X Lion||10.7.5|
|Mac OS X Snow Leopard||10.6.8|
|Mac OS X Leopard||10.5.8|
|Mac OS X Tiger||10.4.11|
|Mac OS X Panther||10.3.9|
|Mac OS X Jaguar||10.2.8|
|Mac OS X Puma||10.1.5|
|Mac OS X Cheetah||10.0.4|