Skip to Content

Get Absolute path of the file

  1. /*
  2.   Get Absolute path of the file
  3.   This Java example shows how to get absolute path of a file using getAbsolutePath
  4.   method of Java File class.
  5. */
  6.  
  7. import java.io.*;
  8.  
  9. public class GetAbsoluteFilePath {
  10.  
  11.   public static void main(String[] args) {
  12.    
  13.     String filePath = File.separator + "JavaExamples" + File.separator + "IO";
  14.                
  15.     //create new File object
  16.     File file = new File(filePath);
  17.    
  18.     /*
  19.      * To get absolute path of the file use,
  20.      * String getAbsolutePath() method of File class.
  21.      *
  22.      * It returns a String containing absolute path of the file in filesystem.
  23.      */
  24.    
  25.      System.out.println("Abstract file path is :" + file.getPath());
  26.      System.out.println("Absolute file path is : " + file.getAbsolutePath());
  27.  
  28.   }
  29. }
  30.  
  31.  
  32. /*
  33. Output would be
  34. Abstract file path is :\JavaExamples\IO
  35. Absolute file path is : C:\JavaExamples\IO
  36. */