Create JAR Files in Java

Console or command prompt is used to create JAR files.

Command for creating JAR

jar cf jar-file-name.jar File(s)_to_add



jar cf myJar.jar Music.class Equalizer.class song.mp3


A JAR file is created in the current folder with Music.class, Equalizer.class, song.mp3 and a default MANIFEST.MF File which contains information about jar files inside a directory META-INF.

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