Yes, you read correctly. We just announced the Preview of Microsoft Build of OpenJDK on Twitter and on the official announcement.
The Microsoft Build of OpenJDK is a new no-cost Long-Term Support (LTS) distribution of OpenJDK. It is open source and available for free for anyone to deploy anywhere.
It includes binaries for Java 11, based on OpenJDK 11.0.10+9, on x64 server and desktop environments on macOS, Linux, and Windows. We are also publishing a new Early Access binary for Java 16 for Windows on ARM, based on the latest OpenJDK 16+36 release.
Visit aka.ms/msopenjdk to download packages and installers.
Learn more here at the official announcement: https://aka.ms/microsoft-java.
Please use the comments for your thoughts and questions, or share them directly at the GitHub repository.
Also, have a look at the Open Source Repository!
OpenJDK for Windows 10 ARM64
This project only holds early access binaries of the initial port of OpenJDK for Windows on ARM64 devices and some accompanying documentation.
- See our Contributing Guide. Please note source code contributions are welcome through the OpenJDK project.
- Our Code of Conduct.
Early Access binaries are available in the releases tab for experimentation.
JDK Enhancement Proposal
The JEP can be found at https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/388.
This JEP was tracked under the JDK-8248496 work item and has been delivered in JDK 16.
All source code changes to OpenJDK, that were required to implement this port, were being tracked under JDK-8248238 Implementation of JEP: Windows AArch64 Support.
Supported Windows Versions