Amazon Corretto
Corretto 8 User Guide

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Amazon Corretto 8 Installation Instructions for macOS 10.10 or later

This topic describes how to install and uninstall Amazon Corretto 8 on a host running macOS version 10.10 or later. You must have administrator privileges to install and uninstall Amazon Corretto 8.

Install Amazon Corretto 8

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

  2. Double click the downloaded file to start the installation wizard. Follow the steps in the wizard.

  3. Once the wizard completes, Amazon Corretto 8 will be 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. Optionally, run the following commands in the terminal to set the JAVA_HOME variable.

    export JAVA_HOME=/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/amazon-corretto-8.jdk/Contents/Home

Uninstall Amazon Corretto 8

You can uninstall Amazon Corretto 8 by running the following commands in a terminal.

cd /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/ sudo rm -rf amazon-corretto-8.jdk