Java File Move Example

In this source code example, we show you how to move or rename a file to a target file in Java.

We use Files.move() method to move or rename a file to a target file.

Java File Move Example

import java.nio.file.Files;
import java.nio.file.Path;
import java.nio.file.Paths;

public class JavaMoveFile {

    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
        Path myPath = Paths.get("src/resources/myfile.txt");
        Path myPath2 = Paths.get("src/resources/myfile2.txt");
        Files.move(myPath, myPath2);
        System.out.println("File moved");

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