Ptolemy II 8.0.1 Web Edition Download
This is not the most recent version of Ptolemy II. The most recent version can be found at
This download of Ptolemy II uses a web launching tool called Web Start that makes installation and updates particularly simple.
Installation DetailsBelow are more detailed instructions.
Web Start is a product from Sun that is used to download the Ptolemy II 8.0.1 Web Edition.
Sun's Java Web Start is included in version 1.5 or later of Sun's Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Development Kit (JDK).
In other words, If you have Java 1.5 or later installed, then Web Start is already installed!
- This web page attempts to detect whether Web Start
is already installed. If the Quick Start section above has an
orange button that says "Launch", then click it to lauch the
Ptolemy II Web Start version. If Java can't be found,
then download and
Install Java from Oracle (15.2Mb)
For example, under Opera 6.01 under Windows 2000, click on the Ptolemy II 8.0.1 Web Edition (~62Mb) link and select
open. If Java Web Start has been installed, then it should start up automatically.
- The download is roughly 62Mb 14Mb of the application download is consumed by the HTML documentation of the Ptolemy II Java classes.
- After the download completes, you will be prompted with a window
that states that the certificate from
University of California Berkeleyis valid. You should hit the
Startbutton to proceed with start up.
Places to go
This page covers installing Ptolemy II via Web Start
Other formats include: