WatchDirectory automatically starts tasks when the directory contents that this program is monitoring changes. Predefined tasks include: Auto Copy, Auto FTP, Auto Email, Thumbnailer, Create HTML, Auto ZIP/Unzip, Start your own script.
Version: 4.0WatchDirectory automatically starts tasks when the directory contents that this program is monitoring changes (a file or directory is added, deleted or changed).
License: Free To Try $49.00
Operating System: Windows
You can choose from the following predefined tasks:
Automatically Copy Files.
Automatically Email when files are created/deleted.
Automatically Delete Files.
Automatically Upload (ftp) Files (supports Proxies, Passive mode and Secure FTP).
Automatically create thumbnails for your pictures.
Automatically Generate HTML.
Automatically Generate auditing reports for changed/deleted files (Who Did It?).
Automatically Compress (zip) files.
Automatically Uncompress (unzip) files.
Automatically start .bat files. Several sample .bat files are included:
- Automatically convert Postscript files to PDF
- Automatically print PDF
- Automatically print Microsoft Word documents
- Log file system activity
- Automatically start your own .bat file
Can monitor local and network directories for changes.
Efficiently monitors directories: watchDirectory receives a notification from Windows when the monitored folder changes.
Easy to start automatically at system start-up as a Windows Service application.
Available in a Standard and Professional edition.
Version 4.0: Complete redesign with new, easier to use, front-end. Includes a scheduler to delay handling events. Plugin based architecture allows for more advanced tasks.
Version 3.2.7: On some XP service pack 2 systems, watchDirectory used 100% CPU. New and improved samples, fixed monitoring root of installation drive (C:)
Version 3.2.5: Fixed the remote monitoring program to work properly when watchDirectory is running as a service.
Version 3.2.1: QUIET event to alert you when nothing happens inside a directory. Several (cosmetic) changes to the GUI.
Version 3.2.0: Can run as a Windows Service, allows you to exclude directories, QUIET event to alert you when nothing happens inside a directory, new examples added, minor fixes
Version 3.1.0: Can run as a Windows Service, allows you to exclude directories, new examples added, minor fixes