Use the getResourceAsStream method : Toolkit « Development Class « Java

Use the getResourceAsStream method


import java.awt.Image;
import java.awt.Toolkit;

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
    InputStream is = Main.class.getResourceAsStream("image.gif");
    BufferedInputStream bis = new BufferedInputStream(is);
    byte[] byBuf = new byte[10000];

    int byteRead =, 0, 10000);
    Image img = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().createImage(byBuf);


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