How to check if a file exists or not in Java?

Java 8Object Oriented ProgrammingProgramming

The File class provides exists() method this returns true if a file in the specified path exists else it returns false.

Example

Live Demo

import java.io.File;

public class FileHandling {
   public static void main(String args[]) {
      File file = new File("samplefile");

      if(file.exists()) {
         System.out.println("Given file existed");
      } else {
         System.out.println("Given file does not existed");
      }
   }
}

Output

Given file does not existed
raja
Published on 12-Jan-2018 05:02:40
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