Amazon Corretto 8
User Guide

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 the Mac operating system version 10.10 or later. You must have administrator privileges to install and uninstall Amazon Corretto 8.

Install Amazon Corretto 8

  1. Download amazon-corretto-jdk-8u192-macosx-x64.pkg.

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

  3. Once the wizard completes, the Corretto 8 Preview 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