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Java Launcher for Windows

WinRun4j is a java launcher for windows. It is an alternative to javaw.exe and provides the following benefits:

  • Uses an INI file for specifying classpath, main class, vm args, program args.
  • Custom executable name that appears in task manager.
  • Additional JVM args for more flexible memory use.
  • Built-in icon replacer for custom icon.
  • Pre-JVM splash screen with auto-hide.
  • DDE implementation for file assocations.
  • Windows NT Service wrapper.
  • Windows EventLog API
  • Console version
  • JNI library for INI access, splash screen, logger, registry, shell.
  • Support for 64-bit JVM.
  • Supports embedding (inside the executable) the INI file.
  • Supports embedding a splash image.
  • Supports embedding JAR files. These will be included in the classpath (without extraction).


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