Get Operating System temporary directory / folder in Java

To get the temporary directory in Java, use the System.getProperty() method. Use the

It’s syntax is −

String getProperty(String key)

Above, the key is the name of the system property. Since, we want the Java Home Directory name, therefore we will add the key as −

The following is an example −


 Live Demo

public class Demo {
   public static void main(String []args){
      String strTmp = System.getProperty("");
      System.out.println("OS current temporary directory: " + strTmp);
      System.out.println("OS Name: " + System.getProperty(""));
      System.out.println("OS Version: " + System.getProperty("os.version"));


OS current temporary directory: /tmp
OS Name: Linux
OS Version: 3.10.0-862.9.1.el7.x86_64
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