Installing Java JDK 21 Final Release Candidate

Java JDK 21 is not to far away from the general availability, but if you wish to start taking a look at JDK 21, then the initial and final release candidates are available for all major OS to download and use.

How to download OpenJDK 21 Final Release Candidate

  1. Go to :
  2. Click on Installing from the side menu options.
  3. Now click on link:
  4. Under Early Access click on JDK 21
  5. Here you should find the download links for JDK 21.
    Linux / AArch64 tar.gz (sha256) 201583910
    Linux / x64 tar.gz (sha256) 203348211
    macOS / AArch64 tar.gz (sha256) 197305058
    macOS / x64 tar.gz (sha256) 199663920
    Windows / x64 zip (sha256) 201151266
  6. One you download the JDK 21 built based on your OS type, you can set the JAVA_HOME path and make use of it.
Java JDK 21 Initial Release Candidate Example.jpg.

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