ScanDir Version 1.3

ScanDir version 1.3 has been released and can be downloaded at the: ScanDir homepage.

ScanDir version 1.3 is developed for Windows 7, 8 and 10 PC’s with an  x86 or x64  architecture.


ScanDir 1.3 — Changes
+ 64-bit windows support;
+ Unicode UTF-8 support;
+ Regular Expression as search argument;
+ Log All commands (default= no);
+ Rename convention to prevent duplicate filenames changed into: filename (n).ext;
+ Select similar removed;
+ Info tab moved to new Information screen, click (i)-button to display;
+ Directory tree re-written to include system and hidden folders;
+ View and Misc Options combined under Interface;
+ Clear, Load and Save buttons for List and Skip moved to PopUp menu;
+ Start option -l added to start ScanDir with detailed logging;
+ Excl.filenames changed into Filenames (Y/N) and Incl.dir.names changed into Directories (Y/N);

ScanDir 1.3 — Problems solved
+ Check for duplicate filename during rename;
+ Display invalid file timestamp with 0000-00-00 00:00;
+ History included in Address bar for Copy/Move dialog;

Q&A: The difference between Bookmarks and Files list.

The ScanDir main menu has the option to add and maintain Bookmarks (Ctrl+B). The Item list context menu has the option “Add to Files to File list”. Selected files appear under the Files tab.

Q: What is the difference between “add to bookmarks” and “add to File list” ?

A: Bookmarks can only contain Directory or Folder entries, the File list can contain both Directory and file entries.

Bookmarks are accessed and managed through the main menu, the File list is accessed and managed through the [FILES] tab.

Files list
ScanDir – Files list

ScanDir Version 1.2 released

On May 29, 2014 ScanDir Version 1.2 has been officially released.

ScanDir Version 1.2 is a multi function file and directory utility for use on Windows computers. ScanDir can copy, move, rename or delete groups of files and / or directories based upon multiple selection criteria.

ScanDir Version 1.2 freeware is available in portable program format ( as well as a Windows installer file (setup_12.exe). Visit the ScanDir website to download the latest version of this versatile tool.