Download Java 8 Update 51 Offline Installers

Java 8 Update 51 has been released and is ready for download and installation. If you already have Java installed in your system with automatic updates enabled, your Java updater would have probably updated the system to the latest version of Java. You can check the version of Java installed on your system by using the method we mention in this article below.

Although Java has been under attack by the hackers and crackers but Oracle is fixing its vulnerabilities and making it safe with each new version. Each new version of Java comes with new features as well as security fixes. It is always recommended that you always keep your system updated with the latest software installations.

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Java 8 Update 51 Offline Installers direct download links

Here are the direct download links to Java 8 Update 51 offline installers:

Windows

Download Java 8 Update 51 for Windows 32-bit

Download Java 8 Update 51 for Windows 64-bit

Mac

Download Java 8 Update 51 for Mac 10.7.8.3 and above

Linux

Download Java 8 Update 51 rpm for Linux 32-bit

Download Java 8 Update 51 rpm for Linux 64-bit

Download Java 8 Update 51 gz for Linux 32-bit

Download Java 8 Update 51 gz for Linux 64-bit

Solaris

Download Java 8 Update 51 for Solaris sparc

Download Java 8 Update 51 for Solaris x64

What’s new in Java 8 Update 51

The new Java introduces the following new and enhanced features:

Native Sandbox has been introduced which will let applications run in restricted mode. Native Sandbox is available in Windows only and is disabled by default. If you want to enable it, you can go to Java Control Panel->Advanced settings->Enable the operating system’s restricted environment (native sandbox).

Some bugfixes have been introduced in the latest release as well which includes new root certificates for Comodo, GlobalSign etc and removed some old root certificates making Java more secure.

There is a known issue in Java 8 Update 51 which will only affect Firefox 38 users.  Java issue with Firefox 38, long delay with MyD loading.

You can go through the release notes in detail here.

How to check which version of Java is installed on your system

If you want to see which version of Java is installed and working on your system, you have to open command prompt and run the following command:

java -version

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You can also check the version by going to Control Panel –> Java. Click the About button.

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Uninstalling outdated versions of Java

If you have an outdated version of Java installed on your system, the setup installer will identify that and will let you uninstall the outdated version immediately during installation.

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