Java JDK


  1. Download and install newest JDK version for your OS from Open jdk

  2. Unzip the folder and move it to your program files (e.g. C:\Program Files\Java)

  3. Add your JDK installation folder (e.g. C:\Program Files\Java\jdk-17.0.2\bin) to your system PATH variable


    For more information regarding the system PATH, see e.g.

  4. Open your terminal and check the installed java version:


Improve display scaling

To improve the scaling and the aliasing of the GUI on Windows on High-DPI monitors, follow the steps below.

  1. Locate your latest Java-JDK folder (e.g. C:\Program Files\Java\jdk-17.0.2\bin).

  2. Look for the executable file java.exe and right click on it and select Settings.

  3. Got to the Compatibility tab and click on Change high dpi-settings.

  4. Check the box at the bottom and select system in the dropdown menu.

  5. Save the changes.

  6. Follow the exact same procedure for the javaw.exe executable file in the \bin folder.