Java SE 6 Downloads. Go to the Oracle Java Archive page. Thank you for downloading this release of the Java TM Platform, Standard Edition Development Kit (JDK TM).The JDK is a development environment for building applications, applets, and components using the Java programming language.
Once you have upgraded your MacBook Pro to the latest version of macOS, you may experience some initial issues. In some cases, users face problems when they try to launch applications such as Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or their favorite games. When you open an application or game, you may get this error message: “you need to install the legacy Java SE 6 runtime”. The error goes on to say ” To view this web content, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment. Click “More Info…”. If you click the more info option, you get a blank page.
How to fix this?
Java 6 Legacy Mac Download
The issue was likely cause by a Java version that is not compatible. The latest version of Java is available on https://www.java.com/en/download/. However, if you install the new version on your MacBook Pro, you may continue experiencing issues. This is why you should go to the following page for Java for macOS 2017 and install Jave SE 6: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US
With Java SE 6, you should be able to run Minecraft 1.8. The problem can also be fixed installing the latest the development version of Java 8u25. If you have issues to download it using Safari, you can try Firefox.
This article explains how to install Java 6 32bit on Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite.
Java 6 32bit is required when using the 32bit installer for PDF Studio – a powerful, low cost Adobe® Acrobat® alternative for Mac OSX. Note that the 32bit installer is no longer the recommended installer. The new recommended installer for PDF Studio is 64bit and does no longer require Java 6.
Steps to install Java 6 If you wish to continue with the old / original installer
Q: I upgraded my mac to OSX 10.10 Yosemite & 10.11 El Capitan and I am having trouble opening PDF Studio. I receive the message: “To open “PDF Studio 9” you need to install the legacy Java SE 6 runtime.” How can I fix this?
A: Like other applications such as Dreamweaver or Creative Suite, PDF Studio requires Java 6 in order to run. During the upgrade process to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or 10.11 El Capitan, Java may be uninstalled from your system. In order to reinstall and run PDF Studio you will need to install the Java 6 Runtime again. You may receive a dialog that will direct you to the site where you can download the Java 6 Runtime. Once installed you can proceed as normal with installing and using PDF Studio. You can follow the instructions below to complete the Java 6 installation.
Installing Java SE 6 Runtime
- Click on the “More Info…” button. The “More Info” button may be broken on some Yosemite minor versions. If so, go to the Mac Support site (support.apple.com/kb/DL1572) to download Java 6.
- Click on the Download button on the Mac support page
- This will begin downloading the Java installer. You can see the current status of the download on your dock.
- Once the download is complete, click on the downloads icon on the dock to open the download folder. Then click on the file labeled JavaForOSX2014-001.dmg to open the download.
- Then double click on the JavaForOSX.pkg file to open the Java 6 installer
- Follow the installation instructions to complete installing Java 6 on your system
- Once the installation is complete you can proceed as normal with installing and/or using PDF Studio. In some cases, you may need to reinstall PDF Studio as well due to the way that the Mac OSX 10.10 upgrade rearanges the files on the system.
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