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Java for Mac OS X

A Java runtime environment must be installed before installing jLog. Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 comes with one or more Java Runtime Environments pre-installed. Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9 will propose to download Java 6 after installation. You may do just that.

Note that jLog V 5 requires Java 6. Apple supplies Java 6 for Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.9 only. Mac OS X 10.4 users may try the SoyLatte Java.

jLog V6 supports Java 7 and Java 8 (Java 8 is strongly recommended). Download it here.

Frequent upgrades to the newest revision of Java is recommended as this usually provides both visual and performance improvements as well as bug-fixes.

Please note that you must install Java with Administrator privileges.

Java updates for Mac OS X are downloaded and installed automatically using the Mac OS X Software Update.

jLog can switch between different Java versions as described here.

Please note that jLog does not need Java in the Web Browsers to be enabled. So, feel free to disable it for security reasons.

Java for Mac OS

The final Java version for Mac OS 8.1 - 9.x is the MRJ 2.2.5 and it you need not worry about updates! You can read about it and download it here. The MRJ is based on Sun's very old JRE 1.1.8.