Are you face a problem while downloading the latest version of Java JDK on Windows 10? It is asking you to create an Oracle account. If yes, then let me tell you that without creating an Oracle account you cannot download the latest version of Java JDK on your Windows 10 computer.
License for Java SE
Java SE 15 is the latest version of Java JDK. On 16 April 2019, Oracle has changed the license for Java SE Development Kit (JDK). Java is no longer free for commercial purposes you have to buy Java SE Subscription.
Now for personal use and development use, it is free but other uses authorized under prior Oracle JDK licenses may no longer be available. You can also use OpenJDK which is released under the open-source GPL license at jdk.java.net.
Do I Need to Create an Oracle Account?
In order to download the newer version of Java JDK, an Oracle account is required. You can download publicly available versions of Java for free. However, you still have to accept the license agreement to download the Java SE Development Kit.
How to Create a Free Oracle Account
Here in this section, we will discuss how we create a free Oracle account to download Java JDK. So, follow these steps:
Step 1: Visit oracle.com
Step 2: Click on View Accounts
Step 3: Under Oracle Account click on “Create an Account”
Step 4: You will get the “Create Your Oracle Account” page just fill-up the form and verify your email address.
Step 5: After you had verified your email address, log in to the oracle website. Now you are ready to download Java JDK.