Questions tagged [file-management]

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

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Compare two directory trees for identical files that might be in different tree locations

I would like to compare two directory trees, but in a different way than most tools do. I want to compare the files by content, independently of their names or positions. I want to find which files ...
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Software to move scanned documents based on their content

I am looking for a software that sorts/moves scannend documents in the folders based on their content. The scanner has a built-in ocr, so this feature is not necessary. The files should be moved to ...
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Search for massive offline file collections

I'm looking for a solution that would allow indexing and search of large collections of files. A brief description of our situation: many (100+) engineers work on large projects, creating file ...
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Alternatives to windows file explorer

What are the good alternatives to the default File Explorer that Windows provides? The default File Explorer lacks many good features like Tabbed browsing Searching of files is horrible Any extra ...
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Error 0x8007000D - edit file metadata of a mp4 music file

I am searching for a program that allows me to edit the file details of a mp4 music file. Here is an image of the error message and the current details of the media file; Through the property window ...
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Windows 10 to Smart TV file sharing app via USB transfer?

I'm looking for a software that can allow me to direct contents of a folder as the contents of a pen drive. For example if I connect my Windows PC to a Smart TV, I need to be able to use a specific ...
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Portable duplicate file finder for Windows that makes it easy to add/remove folders to search

I am seeking recommendations for a duplicate file finder for Windows with the following features: Portable (no writing to registry or outside of its own folder) Easy to add/remove folders and ...
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Run program/store data online (python)

First of all, keep in mind that I'm a total newbie, I've been doing this for a week or so. I've made a simple ID generator for a project. To avoid duplicate IDs, all generated IDs are stored to a .txt ...
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Is there a program to scan and correct names of many files and avoid errors and failure during copying?

It seems that the problem reported in this question about Mac and Windows not being able to access some files and folders created in Linux is due to bad characters hidden somehow in their names (I ...
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Freenas ( or some other) for Asus NAS M25

I just got my self a Asus M25 nas system and I'm wondering is it possible to install some other system to it? I have searched some examples and so far with no luck. Any good ideas?
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Mobaxterm equivalent on Mac

Not sure if I should ask this here or on https://apple.stackexchange.com/, let me know if I should delete & repost there. Anyway, I use iTerm as a terminal emulator on Mac. A coworker showed me ...
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Folder Tree Program for Windows

I'm looking for software that displays the folder tree of a specific folder in Windows almost like the Folder Pane in File Explorer. Customization. I personally want to display the folder tree of my ...
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Any Windows file explorer which enables custom file order?

Could you please recommend any file explorer software for Windows which allows user to modify order of each file manually? For example, drag a file to the position between two other files, or to the ...
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Software to validate large file backups, optimized for speed (Windows)

Please recommend Windows software to validate file backups. The backups are not compressed, and are supposed to be byte-for-byte copies. I'm looking for something optimized for speed. Whatever is ...
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How do I build a NAS/Cloud Storage network served from two or more synchronized servers?

Standard problem: ~60 TB of data I would like to access from multiple devices (Android, Linux, maybe Web) outside of my apartment. The bottleneck: a local ISP which can give me no better than 5 Mbps ...
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Is there any revision document conserve software recommend?

Is there any revision document conserve software recommend? My requirement: I have a text file, it changes frequently by several admins, I want every change should have a content commit for brief ...
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Portable RAM disk for Windows (gratis)

I am searching for a RAM disk program for Windows. The requirements are quite minimal, but after much searching, I feel like I am looking for a unicorn. Here are the only requirements: Portable ...
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Utility to change password of ZIP compressed & encyrpted files

Please recommend a gratis Windows tool that will allow me to change the password of existing ZIP compressed archive files. I don't need a "cracking" tool. I know the existing password. I ...
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Distributed FS for storing data in the single “master” node and duplicating that data, which is used on “worker” nodes

I am looking for a DFS for unified data access and caching used files within a small cluster. We are currently using NFS to RAID node, and it seems not the best way to further scaling. So, I am ...
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Solutions to manage a list of files for archiving

There is a need to selectively archive files and folders from a volume. For such purpose there is usually a command line option in archivers that can be used to supply a text file listing of files to ...
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Deleting empty directories

I never thought I'm gonna need such a program and always wondered how one can come into a situation where he has many empty folders and wants to delete them. Now, I'm in that situation: I have ...
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File synchronisation from External Hardrive with webserver over WebDav

What software tools are there available on the market to resolve the following situation; I am looking for a piece of software which "watches" for files changes on my external Harddrive. And ...
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Apple iPhone: tool for groupping photos into folders/tags

There are lots of photos of various paper-alike entities on my phone, like idea notes, business cards, design reference screenshots, meeting notes, etc. And they all share the same property: rendering ...
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How to get “redundancy” on a file system - but _not_ via RAID techniques? [closed]

Consider a read-only filesystem - or, better, part of a filesystem: a directory tree. How can I get redundancy for that without going to full RAID techniques (mirroring or otherwise)? As an example ...
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Renaming pictures to the value in the “Date” field of Windows 10 Explorer

I'd like to rename pictures to the value in the "Date" field of Windows 10 Explorer. The pictures I want to rename have no exif, and useless dates on Date Modified, Date Accessed and Date ...
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Android file explorer to open any file in any app

What free file explorers for Android allow to open any file extension in any app? (Ideally, there should also be a widget to go to a specific folder, or it should be able to always start in a specific ...
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Deduplication script that runs with both bash and zsh for Linux, macOS, etc?

I have a scenario where we frequently pull in duplicated files that take up a lot of space. There's no reasonable way to stop the intake of these duplicated files due to their irregularity and the ...
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Android file manager that allows editing photos over a network share?

I love FX File Manager for Android for everything to do with file management. It's also great for working with remote files such as over a network share. I backup my photos from my phone using this ...
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Windows 10 - desktop files dock

I looking for an app that create always on the top right dock where will be shown all my files from the desktop. You know that situation where you save some file on the desktop and then you had to ...
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Is there an app to sync two android devices over Bluetooth ? (like Syncthing or Resillo, but over Bluetooth)

Is there an app that can sync folders and files in two android devices ? The devices are physically nearby, but not connected to the same Wi-Fi network. They are connected to the internet using their ...
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Software to handle copying files from unreliable external HDD

The software does not NEED to be exactly for that purpose. But basically the issue is that I'm trying to copy files from an old external HDD that fell hard on the ground at least three times. I was ...
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File Manager that can restore tabs Ubuntu

Can you suggest some popular file managers for ubuntu 18.04 which can restore opened tabs after closing and opening the application. It should retain the tabs across restart as well.
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Windows file managers that can display file sizes with binary prefixes

Please recommend Windows file managers that can display file sizes with binary prefixes, and that display files smaller than 1KiB as bytes. For example, the binary prefix would change the display from ...
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FTP client that recreates directory structure when downloading file

I'd like to download files from the FTP server and automatically have it placed in the same directory structure as it is on the remote. So for example, I download file from remote directory: /foo/bar/...
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Cache the contents of external drive

I would like to treat an external drive (on Windows) similarly to cloud storage with offline access. Let me explain: Clients like Google Docs Offline, Google Drive Backup and Sync, Dropbox, Autosync ...
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Offline wireless data transfer

Requirements: File transfer (images/videos) from a PC/Mac to Mobile devices (android and iOS) with NO INTERNET AND DATA services. I looked into Airdrop for IOS however the challenges is it's only for ...
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A mobile app that listens for new files/photos in a folder, then sends to a server

For context, I am using a FLIR One thermal scanner. It's a thermal camera that attaches to my Android phone and has an associated App that functions just like most camera Apps, except in Predator ...
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Good Asset Management or File Tagging software recommendations?

I have been collecting all kinds of free and paid game assets for years now, everything from sound FX to art to system scripts to tools etc. Problem is it's basically impossible to find anything ...
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CLI library manager for Linux

I use Arch Linux. I'm looking for something similar to vifm and ncmpcpp to manage my library of books and videos. I like the CLIs with vim bindings. Must have CLI. I don't want a GUI. Customizable ...
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Want to choose program to open file extensions and web protocols EVERY time

I often change my progs for opening txt, doc, png images, html, avi videos, mp4, mp3 audio, for editing or watching. But i do not want to go all the time the laborious way on Windows 10 explorer per ...
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Sort images quickly / image tagging

I need to sort thousands of images quickly into two categories (good and bad). I know that in Picasa one can speed through images fastly and hit "space" to tag an image as "favourite". Are there ...
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File manager for linux with arbitrary large thumnail size

For example nautilus or thunar has very limited thumbnail size. Is there any file manager for linux where you can configure an arbitrary thumbnail size for images (and zoom in and out in thumbnail ...
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check if folder is completely copied

I have a number of folders that may contain duplicated content one of which will be the destination folder. I would like a commandline app to tell me which folders are safe to delete as there is a ...
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File Versioning on C: in Windows 10

In Windows 7 there was a file history feature, where Windows would save multiple versions of files. It could be done locally on C: drive itself. Meaning, you didn't need to have a separate partition ...
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Universal file viewer for many files

Looking for an application that can display many files at once of varying file types. Ideally there'd be a stellar grid view of previews so users could quickly scan through them - flagging a few or ...
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WordPress file manager plugin that can change file permission?

From this post I suspect there is a file manager plugin for WordPress that can change file permissions (in particular from read to write), probably using chmod. Is there any of them? Here are Search ...
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Management software to organize ISO Images

I am searching for management software to organize ISO images, like Calibre for E-Books. Information: Manufacturer Version Manufacturer's website Optional functions: Web server for external ...
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File-system browser for JavaFX

I am looking for an implementation of a control in modern JavaFX (OpenJFX) version 14 or later to display the contents of a folder from the file system of the host computer. I have learned how to ...
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Easy software to apply patches, search+replace, file overwrites, etc. against a target folder

I am looking for software that is as easy to use for end-users as extracting ZIP files and that, when "extracted", has a Swiss Army knife suite of methods which an author can use to add/change/delete ...
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Online product/photos management software with tagging

Long story short, I have spent some time looking for a management/cataloging software but it feels like I'm looking at wrong categories. I had a look at different PIM (Product Information Management) ...

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