Java.lang.Runtime.getRuntime() Method

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Description

The java.lang.Runtime.getRuntime() method returns the runtime object associated with the current Java application. Most of the methods of class Runtime are instance methods and must be invoked with respect to the current runtime object.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Runtime.getRuntime() method

public static Runtime getRuntime()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns the Runtime object associated with the current Java application.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of lang.Runtime.getRuntime() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

public class RuntimeDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // print when the program starts
      System.out.println("Program starting...");

      // get the current runtime assosiated with this process
      Runtime run = Runtime.getRuntime();

      // print the current free memory for this runtime
      System.out.println("" + run.freeMemory());
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Program starting...
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