What is my Java Version?
For some applications and Websites to run properly you must have Java installed on your Computer. To visit the official java page click here. The page automatically detects java installed on your computer and shows the version of Java installed.
Note: An important caveat is that you can have many installations of Java on your computer. You should test each of your web browsers on this page as they could be using different versions of Java.
More ways to find out what java version you are using:
First method: Browser extensions
If you just want to find out what versions of Java your Internet browser are using
then you can just look at your browser's plugin page.
In both Firefox and Chrome you can type "about:plugins" in the address bar. If Java is installed there will be multiple Java entries.
Second method: Command line
You can find out what version you are running by going to the command prompt
(a terminal on Unix and Mac, a Command windows on Windows) and typing "java -version".
The output will look something like in the image on the right.
Step by step instructions for Windows users:
1. Go to the Start Menu and choose Run
2. Now in the Command Prompt window type "java -version" and press enter.
3. The first line that comes back is your version, e.g. java version "1.6.0_15"