Java – String getBytes() Method


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Description

This method encodes this String into a sequence of bytes using the platform's default charset, storing the result into a new byte array.

Syntax

Here is the syntax of this method −

public byte[] getBytes()

Return Value

  • This method returns the resultant byte array.

Example

import java.io.*;
public class Test {

   public static void main(String args[]) {
      String Str1 = new String("Welcome to Tutorialspoint.com");
      
      try {
         String Str2 = new String( Str1.getBytes( "UTF-8" ));
         System.out.println("Returned Value " + Str2 );
         Str2 = new String (Str1.getBytes( "ISO-8859-1" ));
         System.out.println("Returned Value " + Str2 );
      }catch( UnsupportedEncodingException e) {
         System.out.println("Unsupported character set");
      }
   }
}

This will produce the following result −

Output

Returned Value Welcome to Tutorialspoint.com
Returned Value Welcome to Tutorialspoint.com

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