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    FSMonitor Alternatives

    FSMonitor is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are seven alternatives to FSMonitor for Windows and Mac. The best alternative is FolderChangesView. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Directory Monitor or fseventer. Other great apps like FSMonitor are File Watcher Utlities (Free, Open Source), Folder Monitor (Free), Free folder monitor (Free) and DiskPulse (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2019
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    FSMonitor is a macOS app that monitors all changes in the file system, including file creation, deletion, change of...
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    1. FolderChangesView is a simple tool that monitors the folder or disk drive that you choose and lists every filename that is being modified, created, or deleted while the folder is being...
    2. Directory Monitor can be used for the surveillance of certain directories and/or network shares and will notify you of file changes/access, deletions, modifications, and new files in real-time. Users and processes making the changes can also be detected.


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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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    3. File system/directory monitoring utilities with loggin and task processing support (can execute files or make a WCF service call). Multiple configuration options. Source code libraries can be used to create a custom file system monitor.
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      FolderMonitor helps you monitor what happens in a folder.


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      Keep track of all changes in files, folders & applications in your system for analysis and...

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      DiskPulse is a real-time disk change monitoring solution allowing one to monitor one or more disks or directories, save reports and disk change monitoring statistics.
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