Archived - About Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2 provides improvements to security, performance and compatibility for Java SE 6, J2SE 5.0 and J2SE 1.4.2 on Mac OS X 10.5.

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This release updates Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_07, J2SE 5.0 to version 1.5.0_16, and J2SE 1.4.2 to 1.4.2_18.

This release is only for Mac OS X 10.5.4 and later, and should not be installed on earlier versions of Mac OS X.

This release of J2SE 5.0 and J2SE 1.4.2 supports all Intel and PowerPC-based Macs. Java SE 6 is available on 64-bit, Intel-based Macs only.

Additional Information

Software developers can visit the Java Reference Library for information on this release's features. For information about the security content of this update, please visit this website:

Last Modified: Apr 12, 2012
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