Install the correct JRE

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Install the correct JRE - LibreOffice on windows 10 and 11

This description refers to the version LibreOffice 6.

Which LibreOffice version requires which Java JRE version?
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Dialog box "Options LibreOffice Advanced"

Why Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

LibreOffice Base, see also Documentation, uses the HSQL database, this requires Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 201805 LO HB Java Symbol.png.

It explains how to install the right Java Runtime Environment (JRE) on Windows 10 and 11 and how to integrate it into LibreOffice.

Which version JRE

If you use LibreOffice in the 32-bit version, you must also install the JRE 32-bit version.

If you use LibreOffice in the 64-bit version, you must also install the JRE 64-bit version.

Regardless, you can also install the JRE 32-bit and 64-bit versions in parallel.

JRE – Download

goto FAQ - How to install Java (JRE/JDK) so that LibreOffice could use it?

Important Oracle Java License Update

The Oracle Java License has changed for releases starting April 16, 2019. In short, commercial use in no longer free. See details on Oracle website.

JRE register in LibreOffice

To register the JRE in LibreOffice, open LibreOffice.

From the menu Tools ▸ Options ▸ LibreOffice ▸ Advanced.

In the "Options LibreOffice Advanced" dialog, under "Java Options", check the box "Use a Java Runtime Environment".

If there is no entry here, go to Add and select the JRE and OK.

FAQ - How to install Java (JRE/JDK) so that LibreOffice could use it?

See also other operating systems.

FAQ - How to install Java (JRE/JDK) so that LibreOffice could use it?

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