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Windows tool to find duplicate folders

While I totally agree with & upvoted the accepted answer (upvote), here are a few gratis alternatives: WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare ...
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App to find empty Windows folders

I found the simplest answer here - built in to Windows. If you do want to delete all the empty folders only, go to Computer and at the top right click on search. Click on kind and Select folder, ...
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App to find empty Windows folders

Install Python selecting the option to add it to your path Open a command prompt cd to your starting point type: python type in the following, (indenting is important): import os for (root, dirs, ...
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Windows tool to find duplicate folders

Your requirement seems to be bit blurry but you can achieve the task listed (like same folders with certain files updated to newer version), I would suggest to look at Beyond Compare tool. It is ...
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Need help finding a specific directory printing program

If you are using Windows, the command windows (cmd.exe) will provide you with a similar/useful command, known as tree. You can direct the output to a text file using the > character. The command ...
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Software to compare two folders recursively

This is an interesting question. I took a look to see if the folder comparison tool integrated into WinMerge could do what you want, but I did not see the required functionality. You may want to ask ...
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Template engine / tool that can template out whole directory trees

I once again ended up writing my own which supports all the features I asked for in my question and then some: mondir After I got done writing it, I found out that there are similar projects already ...
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Gratis Windows tool to find similar, but not identical directories

If you can code something, a possible solution (inspired by Benjamin Pierce's unison tool) could be to compute some hash (e.g. MD5) for every file, keep it in some database (perhaps using sqlite or ...
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Folder Tree Program for Windows

XYPlorer is a commercial portable file manager that has a "minitree" which has a few more capabilities than default windows one. It can load custom paths, add or remove favorite folders, and ...
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Find utility to look for files not in destination directory tree

I haven't tried it but it looks like Nirsoft SearchMyFiles might be what you are looking for. You can select "Non-Duplicates Search" in the Search Mode dropdown.
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Registry/directory for software projects?

I would choose a schema for these projects, write them in a simple format (JSON or YAML) and then use those documents to populate a database. The database can be sql or nosql (mongo, etc) and the ...
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Looking for a software that generates path names from a word list

Daft as it sounds it is easier if all combinations are done, (for predictability). I would of course do this in Python as it is not only easy to do this in but also meets the other criteria being: ...
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Only keep __ most recent subfolders

The following Python script deletes all but the 3 most recently modified directories in another directory. Change the 3 to taste, and change 'mydir' to the directory you want to operate on. Uncomment ...
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Moving files into folders

This sounds like a PowerShell job. Something like this should work: # Create 100 folders 1..100 | % {New-Item -Name $_ -ItemType directory} # select 50 files and move them into folder 1, 2, 3 etc ...
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App to find empty Windows folders

You can use Ffind Ext. Type: d Empty
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Different passwords for different folders in shared drive. How?

You need to look into Encryption Software, there is plenty of software can protect, lock and Encrypt shared folders. Try Folder Lock Folder Lock Information Lock files, folders & drives Encrypt ...
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