How to create a fat jar for my JavaFX program?

Julian Jupiter at
Mon Jul 20 04:52:44 UTC 2020

I'm using maven-shade-plugin:

<transformer implementation=
<transformer implementation=

On Mon, Jul 20, 2020, 5:32 AM Davide Perini, <perini.davide at>

> Hi all,
> thanks for the great project, I love JavaFX.
> I always used the maven plugin to crete fat jars with all my deps. The
> resulting jar is an executable one and ready to use.
> This is my pom that create the fat jar.
> but when I try to exceute the jar I get this error:
> Error: JavaFX runtime components are missing, and are required to run
> this appli
> cation
> if I explode the fat jar I can see that there are the javafx class in
> it. what am I doing wrong?
> Thanks
> Davide
> <plugin> <groupId>org.openjfx</groupId>
> <artifactId>javafx-maven-plugin</artifactId>
> <version>${javafx.maven.plugin.version}</version> <configuration>
> <mainClass>org.dpsoftware.FastScreenCapture</mainClass> </configuration>
> </plugin> <plugin> <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
> <artifactId>maven-assembly-plugin</artifactId> <configuration>
> <outputDirectory>${}/</outputDirectory>
> <finalName>JavaFastScreenCapture</finalName> </configuration> <executions>
> <execution> <id>make-executable-jar-with-dependencies</id>
> <phase>package</phase> <goals> <goal>single</goal> </goals> <configuration>
> <archive> <manifest> <addClasspath>true</addClasspath>
> <mainClass>org.dpsoftware.FastScreenCapture</mainClass> </manifest>
> </archive> <descriptorRefs>
> <descriptorRef>jar-with-dependencies</descriptorRef> </descriptorRefs>
> </configuration> </execution>
> </executions> </plugin>

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