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Snap2HTML v2.0 Updated

webfork on 24 Apr 2017
  • 398KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 22 Apr 2017
  • Suggested by mmx64

Snap2HTML takes a "snapshot" of folder structures on your harddrive and saves to an HTML file. The output is a modern, application-like view that feels like a real application, similar to Explorer. The program uses a treeview with folders that you can click to view the contained files. Includes a built-in file search with wildcards and breadcrumb-style path all within a single, easily distributed file.

Directory data can also be saved as text, CSV (spreadsheet), or JSON.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: .NET Framework 2.0
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware/Open Source
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Snap2HTML.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: LS - File List Generator, Directory Lister, MiTeC DirList
What's new?
  • Added export functionality to get data "out" of the HTML.
  • Export data as plain text, CSV or JSON.
  • Added support for searching with wildcards.
  • Search can be limited to current folder and/or subfolders.
  • Breadcrumb path is now clickable.
  • Current path is tracked in URL. Copy URL to link directly to that folder.
  • Opens previous folder when going back after opening a linked file.
  • Data format was tweaked to give slightly smaller output.
  • Fixed some bugs concerning filenames with odd characters.
  • Many other tweaks and fixes to improve the HTML template.
Latest comments
Midas on 2016-04-07 10:02

@shnbwmn: just curious if you ever tried DirHTML?
(http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=308)

shnbwmn on 2016-04-07 14:01

No I hadn't; thank Midas. Tried it out and while it has lots of options, I still prefer Snap2HTML because of the nesting in the tree view, better visual clarity and speed of viewing. We're talking about 400k files/folders that are displayed in a single HTML, which Snap creates and displays quickly. The .htmls that DirHTML creates for much smaller directories are far larger than that of Snap's for my entire external drive.

For comparison, I created a test snapshot of my \Portable directory, where all my portable apps live, and DirHTML's output was 47Mb, nearly crashing Firefox and completely unviewable, whereas Snap's output for my entire external is around 32Mb, opens in seconds and easily navigated as if in a normal Explorer window.

I'll definitely be keeping your suggestion though, because it's useful for other types of directory snapshotting :)

webfork on 2016-04-22 19:49

Excellent program. A nice interface, an easy to navigate format, and a search program all inside a single HTML. Nice.

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MiTeC DirList v1.2.5

billon on 16 Dec 2016

MiTeC DirList creates file and folder listings that can be saved to CSV file or HTML with defined layout.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DirList.exe.
What's new?
  • Optional persistent layout and settings.
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2016-02-18 23:34

yaP.exe a 404

Midas on 2016-02-19 13:15

@hamasaki: try again, it's working ATM.

hamasaki on 2016-02-20 07:22

Thanks Midas, working fine now.

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Virtual Volumes View Portable v1.3

billon on 21 Nov 2016
  • 9MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Nov 2016
  • Suggested by JohnTHaller

VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching. This allows you to keep an index of all the files on multiple drives and optical media in a single location. Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can contain files from many disks so you can arrange your data in a simple and logical way. VVV also stores metadata information from MP3 files: author, title, album and so on.

Export to spreadsheet (CSV format) available.

VVV Portable is a PortableApps version of the original program.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Path portability: Automatic compensation for dynamic drive letter in removable storage devices
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch VirtualVolumesViewPortable.exe.
What's new? See:
http://vvvapp.sourceforge.net/versions.html
Latest comments
Wolfghost on 2013-11-24 13:33

@graydusts
WOW I was not aware of it.....thanks

JohnTHaller on 2013-11-24 21:00

@Wolfghost - All our apps have an INI that lets you disable the splash. You can disable them all in the PortableApps.com Platform in the Options window as well. Unless the splash is built into the app itself, of course, like GIMP et al, in which case you need to follow the directions for disabling the splash in the base app.

Wolfghost on 2013-11-24 21:36

Ok thanks guys

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ScanFS v1.0.0 build 346

webfork on 2 Oct 2016
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 9 Jul 2016
  • Suggested by I am Baas

NOTE: the latest version of this program is limited adware. An effort to mirror a previous version is underway.

ScanFS is a fast file locator and disk cataloging utility that searches in a directories or directory groups, as well as search and replace for multiple files. The program supports simple or regular expressions for filenames and file contents, using multiple file patterns, and refine search mode (search within catalogs or existing results). The program can do a live preview of file content and images without needing to rescan the file system, includes Windows Explorer integration (by clicking the search button, or pressing F3), can save/load search criteria, and has full unicode support (filenames, file contents, search results, search and replace), and file operations.

Can function as a visual replacement for the command-line grep command.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract:
  1. Download and run the installer
  2. Choose Manual Installation and drag ScanFS.exe to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch ScanFS.exe
Latest comments
joby_toss on 2013-02-24 18:59

Just install it normally, but outside Program Files. The result is the same. Note that there is no "ScanFSshellExt.dll" file anymore.

I am Baas on 2013-03-02 03:49

@joby_toss
Thank you. Entry updated.

smaragdus on 2016-10-02 00:17

ScanFS is ad-ware, see this post:
http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=83306#p83306
and vote it down.

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DriveSort v1.223

webfork on 7 May 2015

DriveSort directly reads directory tables of FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 formatted volumes, allowing users to view file listings in the order they were written.

Recent operating systems re-sort file lists before display, either by name, by size, or by whatever the user chooses. However, the firmware of playing devices -- like small MP3 players, for example -- sometimes behaves differently, mostly because they lack necessary resources (CPU, memory), a problem developers usually solve by dis/playing files in the order they are written on the storage medium -- normally, the order they were added.

Additionally, DriveSort is able to change that ordering, making itself useful for re-arranging movies, series episodes, audio or picture files on FATx formatted media; afterwards, players will be able to reproduce files in the expected sequence.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: 'DriveSort.ini' in application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DriveSort.exe.
Latest comments
tls on 2014-06-23 14:01

@Midas could you kindly add "sort pictures for vacation slide shows on tv"

@Anerty sent email for suggestion on google search terms for search engine optimization.

tls on 2014-06-24 11:01

as the author has said
"...this tool requires admin rights since it interacts with the sorted disk partition"
if you get an "access denied" error
then it means that another program is accessing your usb
you could probably use unlocker to determine what other program is accessing your usb

best practice:
i would NOT use this on my 500gb external HD
unless i'm darned sure i can restore it's contents
i only use this on my 32 gb usb's (containing copies of my video files)
while my original files stay safe on my 500gb external HD

tls on 2014-06-24 14:11

@Midas thanks for the changes :)

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