Installation on macOS Using a DMG Package through the GUI

Before you install Zulu, complete the steps described in the section Preparing the Zulu Installation Platform.

  1. Download the installation package to your local Downloads folder.

  2. Locate, select, and double-click the Zulu.dmg file.

  3. From the installer opening panel, double-click the box image.

  4. On the Introduction statement panel, click Continue.

  5. On the installation location panel, click Install.

    The default location is /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines. This location is typically preconfigured into the JAVA_HOME environment variable.

    To change the default installation location, click Change Install Location, select an installation drive, then click Install.

  6. If prompted, enter your password to accept the installation on your Mac.

  7. When installation is complete, the Congratulations panel is displayed. Click Close.

All Zulu files for the OpenJDK are expanded into appropriate folders relative to the <zulu_dir>/<zulu_jdk> subfolder. For example,

/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/zulu-8.jdk