Folder Axe version 5.0 has just been released! In version 5, there are various bug fixes, some behind the scenes performance improvements, and most importantly, I've added support for subfolders! I knew I'd get around to it at some point, but within the past week, I've had five people ask me about subfolders, so I decided to take a number of hours today creating the feature and making sure it worked out. Most of the time I spent was really just working out old bugs I had on my list, and then fixing new bugs resulting from the subfolder option. But, I did get it done! To those five people who contacted me (and any of you who didn't) regarding subfolders, I hope that now Folder Axe meets your needs! Enjoy version 5.0! Here's the complete changelog for Folder Axe. (Due to life, I won't be releasing the new version to all of the various software download sites until tomorrow, sorry!)
I've released a small update for Folder Axe. Version 4.2 fixes a few bugs related to the paste button and the destination folder textbox. Sorry for any problems these might have caused, and enjoy Folder Axe 4.2!
I've released a minor update to Folder Axe, version 4.1. In this version two small features have been added. The first is a button that copies the whole log to the clipboard, the second is the ability to change where Folder Axe outputs the new folders to. I hope you enjoy Folder Axe 4.1! Here's a link to the changelog.
Alright, time for the next major version of Folder Axe! In version 4.0, two big new features are introduced.
The first new feature is the ability to combine the By Amount and By Size split types. I've been thinking about adding this for a while, but when a user emailed and asked for it, I went ahead and did it. In the future I may look into the ability to combine with other split types, but some just wouldn't be good for doing so.
The second new feature is the introduction of a new split type, By Date. When splitting by date, you choose either the creation date, last modified date, or last accessed date. Then you choose the unit of time to split by. The four options are hour, day, month, and year. (As a disclaimer, some operating systems and programs are horrible about updating file timestamps, so unexpected results aren't due to my programming)
There's one last little feature I added, which is that Folder Axe will remember the folder you chose last, and will start the folder browser dialog from that position during a session.
There was also a bug with the File Type and File Group split types which would process extensions in uppercase differently from lowercase. This has been fixed. Thanks to Eruz from PCWorld.com for pointing this out in your review of Folder Axe!
All of these features were submitted by users, if you have an idea, submit it using the contact form!
Enjoy Folder Axe version 4.0! Here's a link to the Folder Axe Changelog, which can also be found in the Readme file.
The title says it all, what do you think of the new logo? Also, it seems to me that the problem with the like button on the toolbar has been fixed, so if you like any of the pages on this site, hit that button!
Well everyone, I'm not sure why my last blog post wasn't saved properly. But I'm back! I was on a missions tip set up by Reach Workcamps. You should definitely check them out at the Reach Workcamps website!
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I've added more common disc sizes, fixed a bug with them as well, and now you also have the option of compressing your resulting folders into zip files after you split them! I'm pretty excited about this release! Head over to the Folder Axe page to check it out!
Are you a user of Folder Axe? Is there a way you think Folder Axe should be able to split folders that I haven't implemented? Well I want to hear from you! Go to the contact page and send me your idea!
I know what you guys are thinking, "Didn't he just release version 3.0 yesterday??". Well yes, I did, and I encourage you guys to go and look at the blog post for that as well, but a user emailed me with a great idea that I wish I'd thought of. (I'll withhold his name in respect for his privacy) He suggested that I have buttons on the "By Size" tab for common disc sizes such as 650 MB for a CD. It was such a simple but useful idea that I decided what the hey, I'll just do it now. So for those of you who use Folder Axe to split things for burning onto CD's and DVD's, this feature is for you! Thanks again to the user who suggested this, I always love hearing about ideas for new features. Enjoy the new features in Folder Axe 3.x!