How to Copy File to Another Directory in Node JS?

By Hardik Savani September 20, 2021 Category : Node JS


Now, let's see example of node js copy file to another directory. this example will help you how to copy file in node js. i would like to show you node js copy files in directory. We will use nodejs copy file overwrite.

We will use fs npm package for copy file in folder using node.js. fs package provide copyFile() for coping file. let's see simple example

Step 1: Create Node App

run bellow command and create node app.

mkdir my-app

cd my-app

npm init

Step 2: Create server.js file

Make sure, you have add file on "uploads/my-image.png" path.


const fs = require('fs');

const filePath = './uploads/my-image.png';

const filePathCopy = './images/my-image-copy.png';

fs.copyFile(filePath, filePathCopy, (err) => {

if (err) throw err;

console.log('File Copy Successfully.');


now you can simply run by following command:

node server.js


i hope it can help you...

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