Preface

This guide provides information about using jpackage, the packaging tool provided with the JDK for generating installable packages for self-contained Java applications.

Audience

This guide is intended for developers interested in creating self-contained Java applications that provide native packaging formats, which give the end user a natural installation experience.

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Related Documents

See JDK 16 Documentation.

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