Change String Date Format from One Form to Another in Java

We can make use of the two SimpleDateFormat to convert String Date format from one form to another in Java.


package org.code2care.examples;

import java.text.ParseException;
import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;

 * Convert Date format from yyyy-MM-dd
 * to dd/MM/yyyy example
 * <p>
 * author:
public class Example {

    public static void main(String... args) {

        SimpleDateFormat currentFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd");
        SimpleDateFormat desiredFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("dd/MM/yyyy");

        try {
            String dateString = "2023-10-18";
            Date date = currentFormat.parse(dateString);

            String formattedDate = desiredFormat.format(date);
            System.out.println("Original Date Format: " + dateString);
            System.out.println("Required Date Format: " + formattedDate);

        } catch (ParseException e) {

            System.out.println("Error occurred while converting date formats!");




Convert Date Formats Example Java

This is not an AI-generated article but is demonstrated by a human with Java 8 on M1 Mac running macOS Sonoma 14.0.

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