files in java

Zahid's Avatar, Join Date: Apr 2007
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Hi,
I am new to files in java. I cannot able to understand the difference between FileInputStream and FileReader. Can u help me

Thank you,
Regards.
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pradeep's Avatar, Join Date: Apr 2005
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Posted in wrong section!
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pradeep's Avatar, Join Date: Apr 2005
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The Main difference is
Streams - Byte Based(Read or write Bytes)[Mainly used for Binary files)
Reader - Character Based(Read or Write Character)[for Text files]
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shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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Moved to the java forum.