Users and processes making the changes can also be detected and with the help of plugins, Directory Monitor also provides text logs, automation via script/application execution, emailing, writing to a database, sound notifications and more.

Features:

  • Real-time monitoring of file changes, modifications, deletions, new files and file access.
  • Monitor local directories or network shares (including hidden/private shares).
  • Balloon notifications whenever an event is detected.
  • Options to detect all files in subdirectories and changes to file attributes.
  • Optionally execute an application/script when an event occurs.
  • Log all changes to a text file of your choice.
  • Include and exclude filters per directory.
  • Auto updating, import/export.
  • Run in the background as a Windows service (PRO).
  • Detect the user and application/process that made the changes (PRO).
  • Command-line version to run from the console (PRO).
  • Snapshots to determine changes even when a share is down or the machine was off (PRO).
  • Run external applications/scripts without hidden and in the background (PRO).
  • Extend functionality with your own custom plugins using the SDK provided (PRO).