Download File From Server Using Servlet Example

Here you will get example to download file from server using servlet. The file can be of any type like image, pdf, video, music, etc.

How it works?

  • First set the content type to application/octet-stream.
  • Now set the Content-Disposition header to attachment;filename=fileLocation.
  • Read file from the source location using FileInputStream and write to ServletOutputStream to send as response.

Also Read: Upload File to Server Using Servlet Example

Download File From Server Using Servlet Example

WebContent/index.html

This page contains a download link.

src/com/DownloadServlet.java

This is the servlet responsible for downloading the required file.

Download File From Server Using Servlet Example

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