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Java 6

Status End of Life
Release Date 2006-12-12
EOL Date 2018-10-16
Latest Version 6u211
Codename Mustang
Class File Version 50.0
API Changes Compare to 5 - 1.4 - 1.3 - 1.2 - 1.1
Documentation Release Notes, Language Spec, VM Spec, JavaDoc

New Features

Here are all new features in Java 6 by category. There is also of list of all features of all Java releases.




Vendor Product License Platform Downloads
Azul Systems Zulu Builds of OpenJDK 6 GPLv2+CE
Oracle Java SE Development Kit 6 Commercial