In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to install Maven on Windows10 operating system.

Download Maven :

Download the Maven latest version from maven downloads. For me it is apache-maven-3.5.2-bin.zip.

Install Maven on Windows10 :

Extract the downloaded maven .zip file at your preferred location and proceed the below steps.

Note: To set up maven on your local machine, it is necessary to have JAVA_HOME setup. I have discussed how to setup JAVA_HOME on windows 10 in my previous tutorials, if you don’t set JAVA_HOME on your machine, please complete the JAVA_HOME setup first and proceed further steps.

After extracting the apache-maven-3.5.2-bin.zip file, folder consists like below. I have extracted in E:\Softwares\apache-maven-3.5.2

install Maven on Windows10

Setup Maven to Path :

Go to Advanced System Settings :

Search for Advanced System Settings in the Search box like below:

JAVA_HOME on windows10

by selecting the above Advanced System Settings, you can see the below System Properties window where you can find Environment Variables button.

JAVA_HOME on windows10

Click on Environment Variables > There you can find System variables section.

JAVA_HOME on windws10

Select the Path variable and click on Edit button. Now opens another window like below: This is a new widow introduced from Windows10.

JAVA_HOME windows10

Here click on the new button and add environment variable E:\Softwares\apache-maven-3.5.2\bin (your maven folder location till \bin) like below.

Install Maven on Windows10

And Click on OK.

Testing:

You can check your setup, by firing the below command on your windows command prompt.

Type mvn –version and Enter: It will give installed maven version with JAVA_HOME like below.

Terminal
C:\>mvn -version
Apache Maven 3.5.2 (138edd61fd100ec658bfa2d307c43b76940a5d7d; 2017-10-18T13:28:13+05:30)
Maven home: E:\Softwares\apache-maven-3.5.2\bin\..
Java version: 1.8.0_151, vendor: Oracle Corporation
Java home: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_151
Default locale: en_US, platform encoding: Cp1252
OS name: "windows 10", version: "10.0", arch: "amd64", family: "windows"

Happy Learning 🙂