How to install JMeter

Apache JMeter is one of the leading open-source tool for load and performance testing. JMeter is a pure Java application. Here explains the steps required for installing JMeter in Windows machine

1. Install the latest 64-bit JRE or JDK - Link
2. Download latest JMeter binaries - Link. You can download either zip/tgz and extact the contents into the directory where you want JMeter to be installed.
3. Make sure that following environment variables have been set in your machine
 > JAVA_HOME environment points to the JRE or JDK installation folder
 > JAVA_HOME/bin folder has been added to the PATH environment variable

Next step is how to launch JMeter. Navigate to /bin folder and find JMeter.bat file and double click on it. You can see the JMeter GUI. 


jmeter-gui

This means that JMeter installation has been successfully completed. 

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