Python Program to Copy a File – 2024

Hey guys, in this blog we will see a Python Program to Copy a File.

Using shutil module

from shutil import copyfile
copyfile("/root/a.txt", "/root/b.txt")
MethodPreserves PermissionsSupports Directory as DestinationCopies MetadataSupports file object
copy()YesYesNoNo
copyfile()NoNoNoNo
copy2()YesYesYesNo
copyfileobj()NoNoNoYes
  • Here we have used the copyfile() method from shutil python package.
  • It takes 2 arguments; source file path and destination file path.

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Abhishek Sharma
Abhishek Sharma

Started my Data Science journey in my 2nd year of college and since then continuously into it because of the magical powers of ML and continuously doing projects in almost every domain of AI like ML, DL, CV, NLP.

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