Learn Pain Less

HomeOur TeamContact
A Comprehensive Guide to Setting Up Path Provider in Flutter
Pawneshwer Gupta
Pawneshwer Gupta
January 08, 2023
1 min
A Comprehensive Guide to Setting Up Path Provider in Flutter

Are you planning to start your own Flutter application? Then you’ll need to be familiar with Path Provider, an important part of Flutter development. This guide provides a comprehensive overview of how to set up Path Provider and make the most of the features it offers. Ready to get started? Let’s learn more about Path Provider in Flutter!

In Flutter, the path_provider package provides a platform-agnostic way to access commonly used locations on the device file system. It provides APIs to get the temporary and persistent directories, as well as commonly used locations such as the application documents and external storage directories.

To use the path_provider package, you need to install it in your Flutter project. You can do this by adding the following dependency to your pubspec.yaml file:

path_provider: ^1.7.0

Once the package is installed, you can use the getTemporaryDirectory and getApplicationDocumentsDirectory methods to get the temporary and persistent storage directories, respectively.

Here’s an example of how you can use the path_provider package to write a file to the temporary directory and read it back:

For more information, you can check out the path_provider package documentation: https://pub.dev/documentation/path_provider/latest/.

Learn Flutter in 90 days with Pawneshwer!

Dart Beginners Course in Hindi free of cost for limited period.

Start Learning







Subscribe to our newsletter!

We'll send you the best of our blog just once a month. We promise.


FlutterPath Provider


Pawneshwer Gupta

Pawneshwer Gupta

Software Developer

Pawneshwer Gupta works as a software engineer who is enthusiastic in creating efficient and innovative software solutions.



Social Media

Related Posts

[Fixed] Error: Member not found: 'packageRoot' in Flutter
[Fixed] Error: Member not found: 'packageRoot' in Flutter
March 03, 2023
2 min
Learn Pain Less  © 2024, All Rights Reserved.
Crafted with by Prolong Services

Quick Links

Advertise with usAbout UsContact Us

Social Media