How to Copy an Array into Another Array in Java

The contents of one array can be copied into another array by using the arraycopy() method of the System class in Java.

The arraycopy() method accepts source array, source length, destination array and destination length.

The following program shows the use of arraycopy() method to copy the contents of one array to another .

package com.Test;

public class ArrayCopyTest{

public static void main(String[] args){
int[] src = new int[] {1, 2, 3, 4, 5};

int[] dest = new int[src.length];

System.arraycopy(src, 0, dest, 0, src.length);

for (int i = 0; i < dest.length; i++){


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This is Mallikarjun Gunda, I am working as a software professional. Blogging is my Passion. This blog contains the posts on Java related technologies and programming languages. I am happy to share my knowledge through the blogs.

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