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Questions tagged [file-management]

software to manage the files stored on your device(s) and/or on the network / in the cloud.

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Robust and non-finicky Android SFTP (and maybe FTP) server

I want to be able to browse and copy files to and from my Android-based phone (RedMi 3S, Android 6.0.1), over a WiFi network. I've tried a couple of apps already: "Primitive FTPd" and "HTTPS / FTPS / ...
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What application for storing data based on metadata, and retrieve it via metadata search?

In our institution we have a large database of observational data consisting in precipitation, temperature, elevation and a large number of other variables, coming from different projects and in ...
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Image tagging software that can sort the tagged images into folders

I need (preferably gratis) software (for Windows or Linux) to manually tag and sort images, and arrange the images into folders and subfolders. When it's all said and done, the file structure should ...
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Sort tall images into one folder, wide into another

I have a large image collection on my full windows 10 tablet. I start with hundreds of images Some of them are taller than wide -> I want them to go in one folder Some of them are wilder than tall -> ...
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File manager for Linux that organizes files on a mind map structure?

I'm looking for a file manager that allows me to visualize the local files from my computer on a mind map structure. The idea of the map would be something like this: This GIF is from a beta ...
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Catalog and tag files from offline sources and show them as a drive

I have 2 or 3 sources where I store my files. My laptop, a flash disk, a portable drive or a network NAS. What I would like to do, is: to catalog all of them and create a virtual file system and see ...
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Project Management Tools Capable of Assisting with Local File Management

Required Features (in order of importance) 1) Looking for project management applications that are capable of linking to files stored on a local server. Users would be able to view a project on a ...
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Duplicate folder finder

Anyone know a free duplicate finder app for Windows that will find duplicate folders? I want to be able to select a drive and it will return all folders on this drive that are duplicates based on the ...
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Sheduled folder reading scripts (PHP/Node.js)

I have a project in my mind and since I´m not that experienced with backend, I would like to ask if there is any danger/impossibility/performance weakness in either PHP or nodeJs for this kind of ...
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File system cleaner and registry cleaner for Windows 7

Please recommend software to replace CCleaner for Windows 7. Here is the only functionality from CCleaner required (it's fine if your recommendations do more): File system cleaner Remove temporary ...
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Software to lock files when open to prevent edit conflicts

I'm looking for a third party Windows tool that can automatically create a lock file when it is opened by someone. I am experimenting with files such as plain text, AutoCAD and Photoshop stored on ...
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What is the alternative of shared drive?

There is a MS windows server, where files are kept and accessed in shared drive manner. Type of the files includes MS Word (.doc,.docx), MS excel(.xls, .xlsx), images (.jpeg), text files(.txt) and PDF....
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Graphical file manager with VIM keybindings

To sort fotos quickly I like to drag 'n' drop them in a graphical file manager (currently Thunar) with previews. I'd like to have a file manager with previews/thumbnails and a vim-like interface. Vim-...
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A file browser for Windows that lets you rate files?

Is there a file browser for Windows that lets you rate files, ideally directly inline, by hovering over the rating?
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Recommendations for project files/document storage tools (not source code and no videos)

I am looking at various options for project file/document management tools (not source code and no videos). My requirements being: Upload/download documents in the folder structure Share Documents ...
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Fixing corrupted jpgs that still looks ok visually

So like many people lots of my jpg photos had not been properly backed up with parity bits and all my backup copies had become corrupted due to "silent data corruption". I scanned my drive using the ...
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Drag and drop buffer utility to collect several items then give them to you to drop onto a target

This monkey patching solution would speed up many workflows. Say I'm browsing a folder structure in Windows Explorer, selecting things to upload to the browser. The web app doesn't know how to queue ...
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Open source Windows file explorer that supports long paths (over 260 characters)

Windows 10 can support long paths after flipping a bit in the registry. Unfortunately, developers have to make their programs long-paths-aware, and Explorer++ is not long-paths-aware (2016 issue). ...
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Free lightweight App/software to transfer files between android and PC

Im looking for a free App to transfer files between android and PC. Requirements: FREE: By free I mean completely free to use for lifetime with all features enabled (if not all features, at least ...
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Android tools for unzipping corrupt zip files

I had searched for some tools that can unzip files from a large corrupt zip file on android. I couldn't, so now I learned how to use ZipInputStream in java. Now I want to share the fruit of my tiny ...
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Find files which do not have a given extension, sort by size and move some

I finally found something that Total Commander can't do! As the title says, I want to : search a Windows partition to find all files that do not have a given extension sort them by file size move ...
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Gratis Windows tool to queue disk operations

I am reorganizing my servers drives, while at the same time restoring my old laptop's backups to a new laptop. I have about a dozen copies of Total Commander running, moving, copying, deleting ...
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What app is locking a given file or directory? (Windows with no right to install software)

At home, I would use the excellent LockHunter, but I am work and not allowed to install software, and LockHunter does not seem to have a portable version (feel free to correct me, as that would be the ...
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Software for shared, searchable document dump (local hosting)

Is there any opensource / free software for dumping files that can be shared with others and searched (eg. by filename or text content). Can be something like a locally hosted google drive (or like a ...
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Virtualbox, containers and the optimal solution environment for data science

I am trying to figure out the best combination for the following day to day activities. I am a fresh graduate and I just started playing around with programming and learning about different virtual ...
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Windows file manager with spider/map view

Something that looks like this That's from NexusFile, although it only allows you to view your folders like that, not manage them.
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Batch splitting large files into smaller files

I am looking for a program for Microsoft Windows or Ubuntu that can take as input a folder and splitting in any file larger than some file size threshold into smaller files. I don't want to have to ...
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I'm looking for a photo management software that works on Android & Windows

I have tried Plex & Google Photos but neither meets all my requirements: I want to be able to put photos in multiple albums at once Face recognition & sorting is a plus point, but I want to ...
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Program to organize sewing patterns

I am searching for an application that helps me to organize my sewing patterns (mostly pdf). For each file I want to assign some tags assign one (or more pictures). One specific picture should ...
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Bulk File Editing

I am looking for a program that searches all the files in a folder and changes the matching words. It would be better if it contained Regex.
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Program that archives and manages not needed files

What I am looking for is a program that can archive old, "not needed anymore", "don't know where to put it" files. Something like the trash folder (well not exactly) but not for deletion, instead for ...
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Nemo-like file manager for Windows 8.1/10?

I've been using Linux (Mint) for a while, and really like the overall look of the Nemo file manager. Is there a similar replacement for Windows 8.1? Preferably freeware. The main features I want are ...
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Delete every directory in the tree which contains a file with a given extension

I am looking for a gratis Windows 10 app, which can recurse a directory tree. If it finds a file with a given extension in any sub-directory, it should delete the entire sub-directory. Easy enough to ...
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Android app to record video to network storage

For a long-term project, I'd like to set up a phone glued to a window, connected to power and record the sky all day every day for the next month. Ideally, I'd like it to be fully automated. What I ...
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Is there a Mac OS application which prevents users from using windows-unsafe characters in filenames?

I work with a lot of older Mac users and they tend to put illegal characters into the filenames they send me. I've tried to teach them not to send me files with question marks and double quotes and ...
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How can I quickly determine what files on a windows system have changed?

I need a tool, utility, or script that will quickly scan all of the files on a windows system (including ones that are locked down for editing) and tell me which have been modified. It needs to output ...
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File manager that allows grouping by a single Windows tag, and editing grouped tag

I need a file manager, which: recognizes and operates with Windows tags in files (not its own proprietary tags, it must rely on Windows' built-in tagging feature) allows grouping by a single tag in ...
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Check n locations on file download

Background When I download a file via Chrome, it ends up in my default directory, /Downloads. If I attempt to download a duplicate file, I'll get warned that the file already exists in /Downloads. ...
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platform to store, sell and buy content?

i'm looking for a platform that will help me have "partner" users upload their content and then sell it to "customer users", so it can manage authentication for the "partner" to be able to upload and ...
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software to track file (releases) sent to customers

I'm looking for something similar to a document management system, but not quite a DMS. I get software packages, test them and then I send them out again. Sometimes there are also patches in between ...
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Open source web applications to manage Azure storage

I'm interesting in giving users access to an Azure File Storage container to make files available outside the organization. Are there any existing solutions where one can create the equivalent of a ...
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Recommended software to remove duplicated photos

Based on https://www.pcworld.com/article/2927913/find-duplicate-photos-two-utilities-that-can-help.html, I installed http://freepicturesolutions.com/free-duplicate-photo-finder.html on Windows 10, ...
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Statuses for files and folders

Is there some built-in option or software to add some kind of "statuses" to files and folders? For example, I want to mark some file and some folder as "Draft" and another file and folder as "Okay". ...
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Bibliography+Word processing software on android?

I used to use zotero+word 2016 on my windows laptop but it has since broke and I have a bluetooth keyboard and android tablet for now. What programs can I use to organise my bibliography that has an ...
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File download URLs sharing webapp that checks for duplicates

I'm looking for a web-based system that supports the following workflow: User enters a URL of a file and some metadata The software downloads the file (via http, ftp, torrent?) and calculates one or ...
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Rsync like program for Windows 7

I use Rsync with my linux machines to back up files across drives. I am now trying to help a friend come up with a solution to easily backup files across drives, on his Windows 7 machine. What is ...
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List all files in a folder/drive as well as all sub-folders, recursively, hierarchically, and with folder/file size in Windows

I am looking for a program that can list all files in a folder/drive as well as all sub-folders, recursively, hierarchically, and with folder/file size in Windows. The output should be saved in a text ...
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File system or tool with bidirectional remote syncing of a folder

The setup is several laptops (Linux and Mac OS) which need a shared folder but do not have consistent access to the network. The files would need to be useable while offline and any changes be ...
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Linux pictures browser that hilights those with an EXIF location

I want a Linux program that fits these requirements: ✅ Shows differently pictures that contain GPS latitude/longitude in their EXIF. ✅ Thumbnail-centric: Shows a thumbnail of each picture in a folder....
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Local “document management” solution

I am looking for a local document/content management system that will allow me to store a wide array of file types in with either filters or tags to search for. Expanding on this, I would want a ...