Users of Polarbar Mailer are a diverse group and one reason for this
is due to the 100% pure Java implementation of the software. This
page describes what software is needed and where to find a Java
runtime environment for your operating system. If you're new to
Java and need to get more information besides what is documented
here, please visit the main Java
What Java Version?
The Polarbar Mailer currently supports Java 1.1, 1.3, and 1.4.
Polarbar does not work under the original Java 1.0 environment
and works very poorly under the Java 1.2 environment.
If you must run Java 1.2, Polarbar Mailer currently only works if
you use the oldjava startup command.
Where Is Java?
Java depends on the operating system you normally use to provide the
environment Polarbar Mailer operates on. Here are the most popular
sites to get the Java runtime:
All modern versions of Java are available at the
site. Versions for all the popular operating systems of today are