JDK 13

JDK 13 is the open-source reference implementation of version 13 of the Java SE Platform as specified by by JSR 388 in the Java Community Process.

JDK 13 reached General Availability on 17 September 2019. Production-ready binaries under the GPL are available from Oracle; binaries from other vendors will follow shortly.

The features and schedule of this release were proposed and tracked via the JEP Process, as amended by the JEP 2.0 proposal. The release was produced using the JDK Release Process (JEP 3).


350: Dynamic CDS Archives
351: ZGC: Uncommit Unused Memory
353: Reimplement the Legacy Socket API
354: Switch Expressions (Preview)
355: Text Blocks (Preview)


2019/06/13 Rampdown Phase One (fork from main line)
2019/07/18 Rampdown Phase Two
2019/08/08 Initial Release Candidate
2019/08/22 Final Release Candidate
2019/09/17 General Availability
Last update: 2019/9/17 17:20 UTC