How is down-casting possible in Java?

Java Programming Java8Object Oriented Programming

Yes, a variable can be downcast to its lower range substitute by casting. It may lead to data loss although. See the example below −

Example

Live Demo

public class Tester {
 
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      int a = 300;
 
      byte b = (byte)a;
 
      System.out.println(b);
   }  
}

Output

It will print output as −

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Published on 23-Apr-2018 14:26:17
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