How to choose between multiple JDK's on MacOS?

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    The SDKMAN! Command Line Interface

    Use something like sdkman https://sdkman.io - don't try to do this manually.

  • jenv

    Manage your Java environment

    You can't do better than jenv - it's the best tool for the job IMO: https://github.com/jenv/jenv

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  • asdf

    Extendable version manager with support for Ruby, Node.js, Elixir, Erlang & more

    Or https://asdf-vm.com/

  • homebrew-openjdk

    AdoptOpenJDK HomeBrew Tap

    The adoptopenjdk project has instructions: https://github.com/AdoptOpenJDK/homebrew-openjdk

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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