JavaExe 3.2

Lets you run Java apps as though they were Windows programs

  • Category:

    Java

  • Version:

    3.2

  • Works under:

    Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows ME / Windows NT / Windows 2003 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows 98 SE / Windows 8 / Windows 95 / Windows 98

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    9.5 (1196)

JavaExe is a simple program that lets you launch a Java application as a .exe file, as if it were a Windows application. You can also launch any Java program as a Windows Service, screensaver or Control Panel option. The program automatically detects the type of launch most likely required, based on the features found in the Java application itself, and most of the time its guesses are correct.

There is no questioning that the program is a theoretically useful one. It is a godsend to be able to provide your users with an alternate way to open your programs without having to configure their computer to read .jar files. The main question to consider here is whether or not it does what it says it is going to do, and the answer is yes, it absolutely follows through. The program occasionally has problems when trying to interact with Internet Explorer 8, but there have been no issues with other Internet browsers, including Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, and on the whole, the program has very few bugs or glitches.

JavaExe offers a huge amount of available customization features, including PC Shutdown Management and the ability to start the application in Admin mode. Even with all these advanced features, however, the interface is simple and the program is not difficult to figure out.

Both 32-bit and 64-bit applications are compatible with this program. You can also choose between a static or dynamic splash screen, using most popular image file formats. Be aware that the program still requires Java to be enabled on your computer for the newly generated .exe file to run. This doesn't make the program less useful, but it is important to note.

Overall, the program is a must-have for anyone who uses Java on a regular basis for programming. There are no major flaws that make the program difficult or frustrating to use, and being able to easily convert your .jar files to .exe will save you plenty of time and effort.

Pros:

  • Run Java programs as .exe
  • Detects most likely launch option automatically
  • Lots of additional features
  • Easy to use

Cons:

  • Occasionally has trouble working with Internet Explorer 8

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