Extracting .jar file with command line

From the docs:

To extract the files from a jar file, use x, as in:

C:\Java> jar xf myFile.jar

To extract only certain files from a jar file, supply their filenames:

C:\Java> jar xf myFile.jar foo bar

The folder where jar is probably isn’t C:\Java for you, on my Windows partition it’s:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk[some_version_here]\bin

Unless the location of jar is in your path environment variable, you’ll have to specify the full path/run the program from inside the folder.

EDIT: Here’s another article, specifically focussed on extracting JARs: http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/deployment/jar/unpack.html

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