Software Development

How to check if a File exists within a Directory in Java


This article demonstrates how to check if a file exists in a directory in Java.


Software Environment

  • Windows 7 Professional SP1
  • Eclipse – Kepler Release
  • Java 1.7 (1.7.0_67 – Windows x86)
  • Apache Commons IO 2.4

First Things, First!

Download Apache Common IO from The library has no dependencies. If you are using an IDE, reference the .jar file.

Use It


Get the Codes


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