Copy file in Java

In this tutorial, we will cover how to copy any file in Java.

If you consider Java 6 or earlier, Java does not have an object or method that supports us copying a file, only creating or deleting a file.

So if you are working on a project that uses only Java 6, please refer to the following code if there is a need to copy a file:

If you are working with Java 7, copying a file does not have to be painful, because the Files object which was introduced in Java 7, can help us do this.

In addition, we have another way to use the FileUtils object in the Apache Commons IO library. This object contains many overload static copyFile() methods that allow us to copy a file easily. Here is an example:

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