Smart file selection with FileSieve

runs on Windows
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Sorting a list of files. By default, there are a couple of ways to do it: name, date, that kind of thing. That's fine if your files match some programmer's idea of how to work with them, but what if you need a different scheme? Maybe a file's owner, or how about a substring within the file name? Windows Explorer is not your friend now. But maybe FileSieve is.

With FileSieve, you can sort a pile of files in a bunch of different ways. Along with the standard name and date stuff, sort on attributes, extension, words and substrings included in filename, and more. You can choose to move your selected files into a new directory, or just copy them there instead. There's even a "simulation" mode that lets you see what your selection would be if you made it real, but without the disruption of actually copying or moving those files until you get it "just right."

FileSieve is a free download. It's a Windows application; you'll also need version 2.0 of the .NET Framework.

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