Amazon Corretto Installation Instructions for macOS 10.13 or later - Amazon Corretto

Amazon Corretto Installation Instructions for macOS 10.13 or later

This topic describes how to install and uninstall Amazon Corretto on a host running the Mac OS version 10.13 or later. You must have administrator permissions to install and uninstall Amazon Corretto.

Install Amazon Corretto

  1. Download the Mac .pkg file from the Downloads page.

  2. Double-click the downloaded file to begin the installation wizard and follow the steps in the wizard.

  3. Once the wizard completes, Amazon Corretto is installed in /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/.

    You can run the following command in a terminal to get the complete installation path.

    /usr/libexec/java_home --verbose
  4. Run the following command in the terminal to set the JAVA_HOME variable to the Amazon Corretto version of the JDK. If this was set to another version previously, it is overridden.

    export JAVA_HOME=/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/amazon-corretto-17.jdk/Contents/Home

Uninstall Amazon Corretto

You can uninstall Amazon Corretto by running the following commands in a terminal.

cd /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/ sudo rm -rf amazon-corretto-17.jdk