Apple on Monday released a new version of Java for Mac OS X. The new version, Java 1.4.1 Update 1, is available for download through the Software Update system preference pane.

Java 1.4.1 for Mac OS X uses the latest certified release of the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition. The OS X release integrates Java with key technologies of Mac OS X and incorporates more than 60 percent more features than the previous release.