How do I execute other applications from Java?

The following program allows you to run / execute other application from Java using the Runtime.exec() method.

package org.kodejava.example.lang;

import java.io.IOException;

public class RuntimeExec {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        //String command = "/Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari";
        String command = "explorer.exe";

        try {
            Process process = Runtime.getRuntime().exec(command);
        } catch (IOException e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
        }
    }
}

Wayan Saryada

Founder at Kode Java Org
I am a programmer, a runner, a recreational diver, currently live in the island of Bali, Indonesia. Mostly programming in Java, Spring Framework, Hibernate / JPA. You can support my works by donating here. Thank you 🙂.

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