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 ====== System Requirements and First Launch ====== ====== System Requirements and First Launch ======
-MagicPlot is a cross-platform application based on [[wp>​Java]] technology. You need to install JavaSE (Java Standard Edition) Virtual Machine (JVM, also referred as Java Runtime Environment,​ JRE) with version not older than **6** (Java 6 is also referred to as Java 1.6). 
  
-===== Where to get the Java Virtual Machine? ===== +MagicPlot is a cross-platform application based on [[wp>​Java]] technology. Starting with MagicPlot 2.9 release Java is included to the MagicPlot distributive for Windows and Mac OS X.  
-  * **Microsoft Windows users:** [[http://​java.com|java.com]] + 
-  * **Mac OS X users:** Use the Software Update feature in operating system if needed. +==== Running MagicPlot on Linux/​Unix ​==== 
-  * **Unix-like system users:** [[http://java.com|java.com]]  + 
-    * If you run MagicPlot ​jar-file from command ​line, set the maximum Java heap size by specifying the following parameters: ''​java -Xmx1024m -jar magicplot.jar''​ +You need Java runtime environment v12 or later to run MagicPlotYou can install Java using the package manager or get a free compiled copy here: [[https://adoptopenjdk.net/]]. Run MagicPlot ​using command: ''​java -Xmx1024m -jar MagicPlot.jar''​. Here ''​-Xmx1024m''​ means maximum heap memory usage 1024 MBytes.
-    * MagicPlot may not work on old versions of OpenJDK which may be installed by default on your Unix-like system.+
  
 ===== First Launch ===== ===== First Launch =====
   * MagicPlot does not need any installation procedure.   * MagicPlot does not need any installation procedure.
-  * Put MagicPlot executable ​file to directory you prefer.+  * Place MagicPlot executable ​folder ​to the directory you prefer.
   * MagicPlot preferences and registration data are stored in your operating system profile and are individual for each account.   * MagicPlot preferences and registration data are stored in your operating system profile and are individual for each account.
  
-===== Opening Projects ​by Double Click ===== +===== Opening Projects ​on Double Click ===== 
-To make Windows ​to open your MagicPlot project files (.mppz) in MagicPlot just open context menu of one project file in Explorer and select ''​Open With -> Choose Program''​ item. In the opened window press ''​Browse''​ button and choose ​MagicPlot.exe file. Click to select ​the ''​Always use the selected program to open this kind of file'' ​check box if it is not selected.+ 
 +==== Windows ==== 
 + 
 +To make Windows open your MagicPlot project files (.mppz) in MagicPlot just open context menu of one project file in Explorer and select ''​Open With -> Choose Program''​ item. In the opened window press ''​Browse''​ button and choose ​''​MagicPlotPro.exe''​ or ''​MagicPlotStudent.exe'' ​file. Select ​the ''​Always use the selected program to open this kind of file'' ​checkbox and click OK. 
 + 
 +==== Mac OS X ==== 
 + 
 +MagicPlot project files (.mppz) will be automatically associated with MagicPlot by your operating system. 
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