We sometimes need a folder monitoring software to monitor folders / directories and files activities on our windows system, especially when we are installing new software to the system, we want to know which and what files have been added to our critical folders, W4F( Watch 4 Folder ) is a free program which is designed for this purpose, W4F has the ability to monitor fifteen different types of events, it’s portable and works on Windows XP / Windows 7.
Watch 4 Folder has sleek interface and is easy for noobs, and has a size of only about 624KB.
To use W4F, it just take you 4 steps to do:
- 1, Select a folder to watch:
- 2, Select the events to monitor:
- 3, Select the actions on events;
- 4, hit the start monitoring button.
Choose a directory from the tree view, and it allows you watch sub folders.
File Create, File Rename, File Change, File Delete | Folder Create, Folder Rename, Folder Change, Folder Delete | Media Insert, Media Remove, Association Change, Free Space change.
W4F allows you popup a message box , or execute a program, or write to a log file when an event occurred.
W4F supports Windows 7 / Windows XP / Windows 2000/2003/Vista/Server 2008.
Download W4F from CNET.