C Language: remove function(Remove File)

In the C Programming Language, the remove function removes a file pointed to by filename.


The syntax for the remove function in the C Language is:

int remove(const char *filename);

Parameters or Arguments


The file to delete.


The remove function returns zero is successful, otherwise nonzero.

Required Header

In the C Language, the required header for the remove function is:

#include <stdio.h>

Applies To

In the C Language, the remove function can be used in the following versions:

  • ANSI/ISO 9899-1990

stdio.h Functions