Amazon Corretto

No-cost, multiplatform, production-ready distribution of OpenJDK

Amazon Corretto is a no-cost, multiplatform, production-ready distribution of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK). Corretto comes with long-term support that will include performance enhancements and security fixes. Amazon runs Corretto internally on thousands of production services and Corretto is certified as compatible with the Java SE standard. With Corretto, you can develop and run Java applications on popular operating systems, including Linux, Windows, and macOS.

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Backed by Amazon

Amazon Corretto comes with no-cost long-term support from Amazon, so you can upgrade versions only when you need to. Amazon is committed to Corretto, running it internally on thousands of production services.

Production Ready

Amazon Corretto is certified to meet the Java SE standard and can be used as a drop-in replacement for many Java SE distributions. Amazon provides quarterly updates that include performance enhancements and security fixes critical for enterprise application development.

Multiplatform Support

Amazon Corretto lets you run the same environment in the cloud, on premises, and on your local machine. Corretto 17 supports Linux (x64 and aarch64), Windows (x64), macOS (x64 and M1), Alpine Linux (x64), and Amazon Linux 2 (x64 and aarch64). Docker images are available in ECR Public Gallery and Docker Hub.

No Cost

Amazon Corretto is available for download and use at no cost. There are no additional paid features or restrictions.

Installation guides for Corretto 17

Installation guides for Corretto 11

Installation guides for Corretto 8

Blog posts

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Java on Graviton - How to Use Corretto
Online Tech Talk: Introducing Amazon Corretto
Introducing Amazon Corretto at Devoxx
Amazon Corretto Announcement at Devoxx
AWS re:Invent 2019: Migrating AWS Lambda's front end from Java 8 to Java 11
Learnings from migrating a production service from JDK 8 to JDK 11