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fseventer Alternatives

fseventer is described as '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' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are eight alternatives to fseventer for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is WatchDirectory. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try DaemonFS or Watch 4 Folder. Other great apps like fseventer are FSMonitor, FileMon, HDD Profiler and iWatch.

This page was last updated Jan 11, 2021
  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

Graphically observe filesystem changes using the same underlying API as Spotlight. One example of use could be to determine...

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  1. WatchDirectory

    • Windows

    WatchDirectory monitors a file system directory and performs tasks when certain conditions are met.

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  2. FSMonitor

    • Mac

    FSMonitor is a macOS app that monitors all changes in the file system, including file creation, deletion, change of content, renames, and change of attributes. It provides different display modes to to examine the list of changed files.



  3. DaemonFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DaemonFS is a real time file monitoring software.

  4. Watch 4 Folder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Watch 4 Folder is a simple to use, small and portable tool to monitor folders and file activities.

  5. FileMon

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    An application that allows you monitor what files programs are accessing.



  6. HDD Profiler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  7. iWatch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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  8. Tweakeze

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Tweakeze (tweak-easy) is a software tool designed to watch(monitor) changes on Microsoft Windows file system and Registry database.

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