We assume that you have already installed 'jdk 1.6' or above on your machine and successfully configured the environment variables required to run and compile java programs.
However, to verify whether you have Java installed on your system. Open your console and execute the following java commands as per the operating system you are working on.
The latest version of JMeter can be downloaded from:
To launch JMeter in GUI mode - go to the bin directory and double click on the respective executable file as per the operating system you are working on. For example: