WatchDirectory Alternatives

    WatchDirectory is described as 'monitors a file system directory and performs tasks when certain conditions are met' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WatchDirectory for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Hazel. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Easy File Organizer or Cataleezr. Other great apps like WatchDirectory are File Juggler (Paid), DaemonFS (Free, Open Source), Watch 4 Folder (Freemium) and fseventer (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 11, 2021


    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad


    • Automation
    • Monitor File Changes
    • Custom rules
    • Portable
    • Rule based
    • File management
    • Integrated File Sharing
    • Linux
    • Multi Folders Selection
    • Actions
    • System Cleanup
    • Command line interface
    • Auto-delete files
    • Auto File Naming
    • Support for scripting
    • Standalone
    • Workflow Automation
    • File Compression


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