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Windows Software To Create Multiple Folders At Once

There probably are not a lot of users of the Windows operating system who need to create thousands of folders in short time. If you are one of them you can automate the process with the program New Folder Wizard which is capable of creating up to 20000 folders in one run. While my imagination is not able to come up with a scenario for that many folders there might be others who exactly need a software program like this to save lots of time.

New Folder Wizard is a portable software program for the Windows operating system. It requires the Microsoft .net Framework 2.0, runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the operating system and can be downloaded directly from the developer's homepage. The software itself comes with a set of interesting features to aid the user in the folder creation process.

new folder wizard

The configuration of the software is handled in the main interface. The user needs to select a target folder which becomes the root folder for the folders that are created. It is furthermore possible to add folder prefixes and suffixes, starting and ending numbers and steps for those numbers.

Another option is to load a text file containing names into the program to create folders based on these names. The process can be previewed so that the user knows how the folders will be named. The generated folder names can be copied to the clipboard for external processing.

New Folder Wizard is an interesting lightweight application for the Windows operating system.

Update: The developer website is no more. We have uploaded the latest working file version to our servers. You can download New Folder Wizard from here: [Download not found]

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Comments

  1. Maka said on July 6, 2009 at 12:10 am
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    Hi Martin,
    I wonder if you know about XMD. It is a similar tool , but with many more options for handle creation of directories. You can give a glance here: http://www.breto.net/programas/xmd/

    Regards :)

  2. Joe said on July 14, 2009 at 9:16 pm
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    # In linux
    for i in {1..1000}; do
    mkdir Sunset-$i-Vacation
    done

  3. NFW Author said on August 10, 2009 at 8:31 pm
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    The latest version (2.0.x) can create sub-folders as well using {tab} as the sub-folder level indicator in your source file.

    Example Screen:
    http://www.newfolderwizard.com/img/screenshot/07_sub_folders.png

    The latest version also allows you to set a comment character to ignore comments in the source file. I.E. “//” or “#”.

  4. candra said on July 5, 2011 at 10:31 pm
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    Thanks you,

    Is work for me your software

  5. Imroz Towhid said on March 1, 2012 at 1:31 pm
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    I think i know a bit easier way, first, create a new folder. select it and press on key board Ctrl+C. And now Press Ctrl+V, as more as you want.
    folder will be created like
    New Folder (you created)
    Copy of New Folder (after pressing Ctrl+V)
    Copy (2) of New Folder (—do—)
    and on and on………..

  6. Uttam Saxena said on March 12, 2012 at 4:24 am
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    I am not able to create sub folders using {tab}.
    Can you make it clear how to write my text file for sub folders in notepad?
    Eg

    Folder A has 2 subfolders C and D
    Folder B has 2 subfolders F and G

    How to do it ?

    1. Martin Brinkmann said on March 12, 2012 at 9:06 am
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      You can only create folders in a single root structure. If you need to create subfolders in multiple folders, you need to run the program twice (in your case).

  7. ahmadmanga said on October 9, 2012 at 9:27 am
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    Hi …I created a similar tool .and it’s Multi-Folder maker ,
    it also can’t make sub-folders though .
    ahmadmdev.yolasite.com

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