Delete File In Java

Chapter: File Last Updated: 22-07-2016 07:37:06 UTC

Program:

            /* ............... START ............... */
                
import java.io.*;

public class JavaDeleteFile {

	public static void main(String[] args) {

		File file = new File("C://File/DeleteFile.txt");

		boolean fileDelete = file.delete();

		System.out.println("File Deleted  : " + fileDelete);

	}
}

                /* ............... END ............... */
        

Notes:

  • To delete a file or directory from filesystem, use boolean delete() method of File class.
  • Please note that delete method returns false if the file did not exists or the directory was not empty.

Tags

Delete File, Java

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