The File.createNewFile() method is used to create a file in Java, and return a boolean value : true if the file is created successful; false if the file is already exists or the operation failed.

package com.mkyong.file;
public class CreateFileExample 
    public static void main( String[] args )
    	try {
	      File file = new File("c:\\newfile.txt");
	      if (file.createNewFile()){
	        System.out.println("File is created!");
	        System.out.println("File already exists.");
    	} catch (IOException e) {


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