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    DaemonFS Alternatives

    DaemonFS is described as 'real time file monitoring software' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are eight alternatives to DaemonFS for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is WatchDirectory. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try fseventer or Watch 4 Folder. Other great apps like DaemonFS are HDD Profiler (Free), iWatch (Free, Open Source), Tweakeze (Free Personal) and Log Monitor (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 11, 2021
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    DaemonFS is a real time file monitoring software.
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    1. WatchDirectory monitors a file system directory and performs tasks when certain conditions are met.
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      Graphically observe filesystem changes using the same underlying API as Spotlight. One example of use could be to determine what files are changed via software installation, preferences, etc...

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      Watch 4 Folder is a simple to use, small and portable tool to monitor folders and file activities.
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      HDD-Profiler is a powerful HDD (Hard-Disk-Drive) profiling utility that will inform you which files/folders were created, modified, accessed or removed in certain areas of your hard disk by creating system snapshots.
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      iWatch is a realtime filesystem monitoring program. Its purpose is to monitor any changes in a specific directory or file and send email notification immediately after the change.
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    2. Tweakeze (tweak-easy) is a software tool designed to watch(monitor) changes on Microsoft Windows file system and Registry database.
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      Log Monitor is a files and directories monitoring tool. The program periodically checks selected file's modification time and executes external program if file's time was changed or not changed. For directories it handles such events as files change, addition or removal.

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      The program is no longer updated, but it still works. Last version, 1.4.2, released in July 2002, can be still downloaded from Freeware-Guide.com

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      The ultimate, yet free, hard disk monitoring utility.
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