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Release Notes

VisualVM 1.4.4 has been released on September 26th, 2019. This document describes changes introduced by this release.

System Requirements

Supported OS:

  • Microsoft Windows (10, 8, 7, Vista, Server): 32bit & 64bit
  • Linux: Intel platform, 32bit & 64bit
  • Linux ARM HFLT (Raspberry Pi), JDK 8+ only
  • macOS: Intel platform, 64bit

Required Software:

  • Oracle JDK 8+
  • OpenJDK 8+


Features and Enhancements:

  • Full support for running on JDK 13 and monitoring/profiling Java 13 processes
  • Improvements in the charts library - improved rendering quality, performance and memory footprint

Fixed Bugs:

  • GH-61: Jumping charts
  • GH-143: Profiling not supported on IcedTea and AdoptOpenJDK builds
  • GH-155: Calibration should not hang on unknown/unsupported JDKs
  • Fixed JDK 5, JDK 6, JDK 7 calibration. Fixed calibration on Solaris 64bit OS.

Known Problems

  • NetBeans Issue 245522: Instrumented CPU profiling fails on JDK7u65 with -target >=1.7
  • Java.net Issue 148: VisualVM hangs when lost remote connection
  • Java.net Issue 120: JMX application datasource cannot be reused on application restart

To view all known problems please see the VisualVM Issues page.