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Directory Monitor

Monitor the contents of folders for changes

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Directory Monitor screenshotDirectory Monitor can be used for the close observation of particular directories and/or network shares and will inform you of file access or changes, modifications, deletions, and new files in real time. Users and processes making the adjustments can also be discovered and with the aid of plugins, Directory Monitor also offers text logs, automation via script or application execution, writing to a database, emailing, sound notifications and many more.


- Monitoring in real time of file modifications, renames, deletions, new files and file access.
- Oversees local directories or network shares (including hidden or private shares).
- Popup notifications at whatever time an event is detected.
- Options to discover all files in subdirectories and adjustments to file attributes.
- Execute an application or script when an event takes place.
- Record all changes to a text file of your choice.
- Include and exclude filters per directory.
- Auto updating, backup import and export.
- Run in the background as a Windows service
- Discover the user and application and process that made the adjustments
- Command-line version to run from the console
- Run external applications and scripts hidden and in the background
- Boost functionality with your custom plugins using the SDK provided


  • Developer actively improves the coding.
  • The application will monitor folder changes in background.


  • The price for the complete package seems a bit too costly.
  • There is no option implemented for password protecting the software.
Name Directory Monitor
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Product Homepage Directory Monitor
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 5
All Time Downloads 2,505
Filename DirectoryMonitor2_21225_Setup.exe
Filesize 6.6MB
MD5 Checksum 9B6CD4120B78147E3AB3482FCAD09C2E
OS Support Windows All
Category Utilities

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeDirectory Monitor has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Directory Monitor January 22, 2019 - Latest Version
Directory Monitor March 30, 2018
Directory Monitor October 20, 2017
Directory Monitor August 17, 2016
Directory Monitor August 05, 2016

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