Amazon Corretto

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Amazon Corretto is a GPLv2 with CPE licensed build of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK) with long-term support and patches from Amazon. Corretto is certified using the Java Technical Compatibility Kit (TCK) to ensure it meets the Java SE standard. It is available on Linux, Windows, macOS and Docker.

Release Released Security Support Latest
22 4 months ago
(19 Mar 2024)
Ends in 3 months and 2 weeks
(31 Oct 2024)
22.0.2.9.1
(16 Jul 2024)
21 (LTS) 10 months ago
(25 Aug 2023)
Ends in 6 years
(31 Oct 2030)
21.0.4.7.1
(16 Jul 2024)
20 1 year and 4 months ago
(23 Feb 2023)
Ended 9 months ago
(17 Oct 2023)
20.0.2.10.1
(23 Aug 2023)
19 1 year and 11 months ago
(17 Aug 2022)
Ended 1 year and 3 months ago
(19 Apr 2023)
19.0.2.7.1
(17 Jan 2023)
18 2 years and 4 months ago
(26 Feb 2022)
Ended 1 year and 9 months ago
(18 Oct 2022)
18.0.2.9.1
(19 Jul 2022)
17 (LTS) 2 years and 11 months ago
(24 Aug 2021)
Ends in 5 years
(31 Oct 2029)
17.0.12.7.1
(16 Jul 2024)
16 3 years and 4 months ago
(16 Mar 2021)
Ended 2 years and 9 months ago
(19 Oct 2021)
16.0.2.7.1
(19 Apr 2022)
15 3 years and 10 months ago
(26 Aug 2020)
Ended 3 years ago
(20 Apr 2021)
15.0.2.7.1
(21 Jan 2021)
11 (LTS) 5 years ago
(18 Feb 2019)
Ends in 3 years
(31 Oct 2027)
11.0.24.8.1
(16 Jul 2024)
8 (LTS) 5 years ago
(31 Jan 2019)
Ends in 2 years
(31 Jul 2026)
8.422.05.1
(16 Jul 2024)

Initially, only LTS versions of OpenJDK were released. Since OpenJDK 15, Corretto follows the same cadence as OpenJDK, with 6-month rapid-release cycle. Starting with OpenJDK 11, there is a new LTS release every 3 years (every sixth OpenJDK release). After OpenJDK 17, the LTS frequency will be increased to every 2 years (every fourth OpenJDK release).

LTS releases includes performance enhancements and security updates, both from the upstream OpenJDK project and from Amazon. The list of Amazon patches can be seen in each version’s documentation. Updates are planned to be released quarterly, but urgent fixes (including security) outside the regular quarterly cycle may occur.

Corretto is one of the many builds of OpenJDK. For recommendations on which JDK build to use, check out whichjdk.com.

More information is available on the Amazon Corretto website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
java -version

You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub :octocat: . This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/amazon-corretto.json. See the API Documentation for more information. You can subscribe to the iCalendar feed at /calendar/amazon-corretto.ics.