Check if a path exists
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$ cnpm install path-exists 
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Check if a path exists

NOTE: fs.existsSync has been un-deprecated in Node.js since 6.8.0. If you only need to check synchronously, this module is not needed.

Never use this before handling a file though:

In particular, checking if a file exists before opening it is an anti-pattern that leaves you vulnerable to race conditions: another process may remove the file between the calls to fs.exists() and Just open the file and handle the error when it's not there.


$ npm install path-exists


// foo.js
import {pathExists} from 'path-exists';

console.log(await pathExists('foo.js'));
//=> true



Returns a Promise<boolean> of whether the path exists.


Returns a boolean of whether the path exists.


  • path-exists-cli - CLI for this module
  • path-type - Check if a path exists and whether it's a file, directory, or symlink

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