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An OpenJDK release maintained and supported by SAP


This project contains a downstream version of the OpenJDK project. It is used to build and maintain a SAP supported version of OpenJDK for SAP customers and partners who wish to use OpenJDK to run their applications.

We want to stress that this is clearly a “friendly fork”. SAP is committed to ensuring the continued success of the Java platform. SAP is:



SapMachine follows the generic release strategy of OpenJDK with Long Term Support (LTS) releases and updates every three months. Details can be found on the Maintenance and Support page. All releases, including nightly snapshots, are available on GitHub. The latest release for any SapMachine major version can be found at (e.g. SapMachine 21). A description how to directly download the latest stable version of SapMachine for your OS-architecture can be found in the FAQ Is-there-a-fix-link-to-download-the-latest-stable-version-of-SapMachine.


Check out our FAQ’s and wikipages for information about:


This project is run under the same licensing terms as the upstream OpenJDK project. Please see the LICENSE file in the top-level directory for more information.