A powerful development environment
It’s important to understand that a runtime environment comes with class files required by a program to run. Additionally, it also gives the software uninterrupted access to system resources and memory. Earlier, apps used to rely on a device’s operating system to tap into these resources. However, Java Runtime Environment has made it easier to execute and run programs on Windows computers.
Considering the rising popularity of Java, a lot of apps—including services, web apps, games, and such—require Java download to run smoothly. In other words, JRE allows Java programs to run on a wide range of devices—especially desktops, laptops, tablets, and more. The only requirement is that the device being used should have JRE installed
The Oracle Java License has changed for releases starting April 16, 2019.
The new Oracle Technology Network License Agreement for Oracle Java SE is substantially different from prior Oracle Java licenses. The new license permits certain uses, such as personal use and development use, at no cost — but other uses authorized under prior Oracle Java licenses may no longer be available. Please review the terms carefully before downloading and using this product. An FAQ is available here.