WOLM2 - How to install Java on Mac OS X

Applies To

  • WriteOnline for Mac

Symptoms

When launching WriteOnline, you receive this error message:

To view this web content, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment.

Resolution

WriteOnline requires Java 6 to run on Mac OS X.

If your Mac runs Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6), you will need to install Java 6 via Software Update.

If your Mac runs Mac OS X Lion (10.7) or newer, you will need to download Java 6 from Apple:

http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572

Information

To launch WriteOnline Web Edition from www.learninggrids.com, you will also need the latest Java from Oracle.

You can download this for free from www.java.com.