About the Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 7

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 7 delivers improved reliability, security, and compatibility for J2SE 5.0 and Java SE 6. Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 7 supersedes all previous updates of Java for Mac OS X v10.5.

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This release updates J2SE 5.0 to 1.5.0_24, and updates Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_20.

J2SE 1.4.2 is no longer being updated, and remains disabled by default in this update.

This release is only for Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later versions of Mac OS X v10.5.

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


For information about the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.

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