How do I create a human-readable file size?

This example demonstrates how to create a human-readable file size using the FileUtils class of the Apache Commons IO library. The byteCountToDisplaySize() method take the file size in bytes and return a human-readable display of the file size in bytes, kilobytes, megabytes, gigabytes, etc.




public class ReadableFileSize {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        File file = new File("D:/Downloads/jdk-17_windows-x64_bin.exe");

        long size = file.length();
        String display = FileUtils.byteCountToDisplaySize(size);

        System.out.println("Name    = " + file.getName());
        System.out.println("Size    = " + size);
        System.out.println("Display = " + display);

Here are the results of our program:

Name    = jdk-17_windows-x64_bin.exe
Size    = 159373640
Display = 151 MB

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