How to install Java 8 on Mac

To install Java 8 on macOS, follow these steps:

  1. Download the JDK 8 installer from the Oracle website:

  2. Double-click the .dmg file to open it.

  3. Double-click the installer package to begin the installation process.

  4. Follow the prompts to install JDK 8.

  5. Once the installation is complete, you can verify that JDK 8 has been installed by opening a Terminal window and typing:

    java -version

    This should print the version of the JDK that is currently being used.

Note that these steps will only install JDK 8 for the current user. If you want to install JDK 8 for all users on the system, you will need to use additional steps.