File Watcher Simple

File Watcher Simple

Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.8
  • Total Downloads:
    749
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 01, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    63.81KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

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3 stars

"Sweet app if you can figure out how to use it"

May 21, 2009  |  By RickSchwein

 |  Version: File Watcher Simple 0.8

Pros

Once configured, it efficiently monitors file system activity and is able to log and execute applications as appropriate. Oh, and it's free!

Cons

Zero documentation, zero documentation, and operating syntax is not at all obvious. It took hours of trial and error to get FWS to run a perl script against a file.

Summary

With even basic documentation and a few examples, this would be very easy to implement.

Updated on May 22, 2009

Correction. There is documentation, though minimal, and examples, if you first run the File Watcher Console program with the /e switch. It creates an xml that FWS will read and you can get a running start on configuring this very handy (if cryptic) utlity.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.8
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
General
Publisher Jussi Hiltunen
Publisher web site http://fwutilities.sourceforge.net/
Release Date February 01, 2008
Date Added February 01, 2008
Version 0.8
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
Download Information
File Size 63.81KB
File Name fws_0.8.0.0_bin.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 749
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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