This post is about how to create an empty file with DOS command line in windows.

In every directory, there are different files exists - NUL which is equavalent to /dev/nul in unix.

There are multiple ways to create an empty file in Windows command line

one using type command with pipe redirection operator

type NUL > empty1.txt

This creates an empty1.txt file

Another, using cd command with pipe redirection symbol

cd . > empty2.txt

Third, using call command

call > empty3.txt

fourth ways using copy command

copy > empty4.txt

Fifth way, using echo command

echo . > empty5.txt

Sixth way is using notepad in windows

notepad empty6.txt

This creates empty6.txt and opens empty file in notepad

Seven ways is using break command

break > empty.txt

The above all are commands to create a empty file with zero bytes of size in windows dos command prompt The above all are commands to create a empty file with zero bytes of size in windows dos command prompt