Move files to Windows Trash (JNA)Tag(s): JNA



// JNA JARS
// https://github.com/twall/jna#readme
// you need 2 jars : jna-3.5.1.jar and platform-3.5.1.jar

import java.io.File;
import java.io.IOException;

import com.sun.jna.platform.FileUtils;

public class MoveToTrash {

    public static void main(String[] args){
        FileUtils fileUtils = FileUtils.getInstance();
        if (fileUtils.hasTrash()) {
            try {
                fileUtils.moveToTrash( new File[] {new File("c:/temp/dummy.txt") });
            }
            catch (IOException ioe) {
                ioe.printStackTrace();
            }
        }
        else {
            System.out.println("No Trash available");
        }
    }
}
  • Works for Windows and Mac
  • On Windows, a file on a network share will be deleted but not moved to the Trash.
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