How to Access Clipboard data using Java in Windows?

Use Toolkit#getSystemClipboard:

import java.awt.Toolkit;
import java.awt.datatransfer.DataFlavor;

public static String readClipboard() {
    return (String) Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getSystemClipboard().getData(DataFlavor.stringFlavor);

This code snippet is for accessing and printing the clipboard data in Java:

import java.awt.datatransfer.*;
import java.awt.*;

 * Demo to access System Clipboard
public class SystemClipboardAccess {

    public static void main(String args[]) throws Exception {
        // Create a Clipboard object using getSystemClipboard() method
        Clipboard c = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getSystemClipboard();

        // Get data stored in the clipboard that is in the form of a string (text)