• It is free.
  • Easy to install and use.
  • Compared to other load and performance testing tools, it is not only for a web application but also for other servers or objects in Testing. We use it for many applications.
  • Test results can be shown in different formats i.e view results in tables and view result in a graph.
  • Highly extensible

Steps to Install JMeter :

Step 1) Install Java

Because JMeter is pure java desktop application, it requires a fully compliant JVM 6 or higher. So install java in your system before getting started with JMeter, you can download and install the latest version of Java SE Development Kit.

After installation of java in your system, you can check on your terminal by Running command java -version, by this command check whether Java JDK is installed successfully on your system

If java runtime environment is installed successfully, you will see the output as the figure below: