Version History of Java 7 Update 4 (x64)

This update release contains the following enhancements:

  • JDK Support for Mac OS X
  • New JVM (Java HotSpot Virtual Machine, version 23)
  • New Supported Garbage Collector: Garbage First (G1)
  • JavaFX 2.1 Runtime co-installs with JRE 7 during auto-update
  • JAXP upgraded to 1.4.6
  • Java DB upgraded to 10.8.2.2
  • SPARC T4 specific crypto optimizations in the security area
  • New flag to unlock Commercial Features