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How to generate a exe file for a java application

 
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Hi,

Can you tell me as to how I should create a java application for a exe file?
Is there any tool for that?

 
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You can find several tools by googling. The question is, why do you want to do this?
 
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Hi,

I was asked in one of my friends about how to create a exe file for a existing application. Could you please answer it?
 
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Indeed, using exe files for Java code has numerous drawbacks. https://coderanch.com/how-to/java/JarFiles might be a better alternative.
 
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If its a desktop application then you can create a batch file to run the java file.
 
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Check this article and pay attention to the following:


"You cannot"
"You should not, because that would kill the very purpose of Java"
"You can do that with third party software X and Y"



If you really have a good reason for it, and I suspect it's not optional, google for Launch4j.
 
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Padma priya Gururajan wrote:Could you please answer it?



I already did: Google.


 
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