apache commons

How to copy a file in Java

The easiest way to copy a file in Java is to download the Apache Commons IO library; just download their library, then use the methods of their FileUtils class to copy a file.

However, if you're just as interested in the technical details of how to copy a file in Java, or just want a method to copy a file in Java, the method below, taken from my Java file utilities class, shows how this actually works: