Download and Install JMeter
Step-by-step instructions on downloading and installing Apache JMeter
This guide will walk you through downloading and installing Apache JMeter.

JMeter requires Java to run, so you'll have to install it if you don't have it already. To check whether you have Java installed, open up a terminal and type
java -version
and hit enter. If you get back something like this:
java version "1.8.0_162"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_162-b12)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.162-b12, mixed mode)
you already have Java installed and can skip to the next step.
Otherwise, go to the Oracle site and download the "Java SE Development Kit" or JDK. Currently, JMeter supports JDK 8 or 9.
Once you've downloaded and installed Java, check that everything is installed using the first command above.

Download JMeter here. You can find the version we currently support here.

To open JMeter, go into the directory where you installed it and run either jmeter.bat (for Windows users) or the executable jmeter (for Linux users) in the /bin directory. Double click on it and the starting screen for JMeter should come up.
Congratulations, you have installed JMeter!
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Step 1: Install Java
Step 2: Download and install JMeter.
Step 3: Open JMeter.