Copy files to a new folder (each time) in Windows using a Robocopy alternative replacement tool

This post will tell you how to copy the same files into different folders, automatically, each time in Windows PC. This is not directly possible with the Windows Robocopy tool.
You can use Copywhiz Copywhiz instead.

Whether it’s your critical work documents or a collection of your personal photos, you never know when there may occur a physical failure of your PC or when you may commit an accidental error. Not to forget that there is always a risk of theft or unforeseen disasters like fire, flood etc. To add to the misery, computer viruses often delete or corrupt your data.

It is therefore a good idea to take multiple backups, so that the data can be recovered if any of the above situations occur. Also, multiple versions of file backups are important because users can continually update files and might need to restore a file from different points in time.

Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it let’s you to have more flexibility & more control over the file-copying process. Here is how Copywhiz makes file copying a breeze:

  • Copy only new or modified files
  • Easily pick files by name, extension, folder etc from bunch of folders
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Pick files from multiple folders and compress in single .zip file
  • Schedule file backups
  • Several more hidden nuggets designed to make your file-copy task easier.
  • Using Copywhiz:

    To backup specific files instantly,
    1. Copy the files from the Source folder and right-click on it and choose Copywhiz–>Copy as shown below:

    2. Right-click inside the destination folder where you wish to copy the files and select Copywhiz–>Paste Advanced:
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    3. Copywhiz window will open with the destination folder already selected. You can suffix the destination folder with %date% or %datetime% to add current date to the folder name.

    4. Once the variables are added, click on ‘Paste Now’ and it will automatically create a new folder based on the current date.

    5. You can save the selected files as a Copywhiz project and schedule a backup of the same set of files by clicking on ‘Paste later (Schedule)’ button. Once clicked, the following Window will appear that will let you to set your preferred backup frequency. After setting your preferred frequency click on ‘Schedule Now’ so that Copywhiz automatically run the projects at a specified time for taking backups.

    Copywhiz is an alternative that lets you create a new destination folder (date-wise) for every file backup. This way you can ensure that multiple versions of your backups are maintained.

    It uses Windows Task Scheduler to schedule your backups. Configure Copywhiz to copy files at a particular time. Using Copywhiz’s scheduling capability you can backup your files every week, every day or even every hour.

    For more tutorial videos, check out this page.

    Learn more about Copywhiz. Download the free trial from here.

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    Pause & resume file copy operation in Windows using a Robocopy alternative replacement tool

    This post will tell you how to pause file copying process and resume it back in Windows. This is currently not possible with Windows Robocopy tool. However, you can use Copywhiz.
    With Copywhiz, if you wish to hold the file copying process, you can pause file copying and then resume it again.

    Why would we want to pause file copying task? There can be many scenarios. When we wish to modify certain files before the files are copied, we may want to pause. To improve system performance we may want to pause the file copy operation. Or when some files are in use or when the destination drive is temporarily in disconnected state. And the list goes on.

    Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it let’s you to have more flexibility & more control over the file-copying process. Here is how Copywhiz makes file copying a breeze:

  • Copy only new or modified files
  • Easily pick files by name, extension, folder etc from bunch of folders
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Pick files from multiple folders and compress in single .zip file
  • Schedule file backups
  • Several more hidden nuggets designed to make your file-copy task easier.
  • Using Copywhiz:

    Copywhiz lets you to pause and resume file copy in Windows. It lets your system to automatically shutdown/hibernate/sleep after a file copy. It even silently copies files without prompts & error messages. A Log file is generated too. You can even change the file copy speed to improve performance and view the progress of each file being copied.

    For more tutorial videos, check out this page.

    Learn more about Copywhiz. Download the free trial from here.

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    Copywhiz Review

    We received a beautiful feedback about Copywhiz from our customer Yacoub. Here it is.

    Copywhiz is one of the best, if not THE best, tool for organizing files and documents that I have ever used or seen. I have folders and files that date back years and I have wanted to reorganize into projects without disturbing the originals. I tried this for only a few minutes, and every time I did, all I kept saying was “wow!”. This is an excellent tool for management, lawyers, research… and so many other fields. You really ought to consider marketing this specifically to lawyer firms, especially independent ones (small to medium) and Doctoral Students (research oriented). Bravo, whoever did this is… I will be trying you other 2 products as soon as I finish this email!

    Learn more about our smart file copy, file backup and file orgnizer app – Copywhiz.

    Copy files excluding empty folders in Windows using an Xcopy alternative replacement tool

    This post will show you how to exclude empty folders from the file copying process in Windows. Thus making it a lot easier while copying all your important files. This is possible using the Windows Xcopy tool. But you may not find it as flexible and as user friendly as Copywhiz.

    Why would someone want to remove empty folders? Removing the empty folders ensures that you don’t spend more time looking for files inside them. You keep the folder structure clean and relevant.

    Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file-copying process. Here is how Copywhiz makes file copying a breeze:

  • Copy only new or modified files
  • Easily pick files by name, extension, folder etc from bunch of folders
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Pick files from multiple folders and compress in single .zip file
  • Schedule file backups
  • Several more hidden nuggets designed to make your file-copy task easier.
  • Using Xcopy

    The Xcopy command Xcopy Source [Destination] /S copies directories and sub directories except empty ones. This implies that all the folders will be copied except the ones that are empty.

    For Ex: To copy all contents from the folder “projects” to the folder “backup” except the empty folders, the following command line will be used:

    xcopy d:\projects e:\backup /S

    This will copy all the folders leaving out those with no files in them.

    But these commands are definitely not easy to use. System administrators use it. But Xcopy is not for common users.

    Using Copywhiz

    1. Copy the files from the Source folder and right-click on it and choose Copywhiz–>Copy as shown below:

    2. Go to the destination folder, right-click inside the folder and select Copywhiz–>Paste Advanced as shown below:

    3. Copywhiz Window will open. Click on ‘Advanced Settings’ button and select “Do not keep empty folders” and click ‘OK’ .

    4. Click on “OK” and then “Paste Now”. Your files would have been copied even before you actually go to the destination and check for them. This is the added advantage of high speed.

    You now know how Copywhiz makes the whole process a lot more fun and easy in just a few clicks.

    For more tutorial videos, check out this page.

    Learn more about Copywhiz. So why wait? Go try it.

    Download the free trial from here.

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    Copying files from different locations to a single destination folder in Windows using an Xcopy alternative replacement tool

    This post will explain to you on how to copy files from different folders located at different places, into a single folder or place , you want them to be kept in. Although this is possible with the Windows Xcopy tool, you may not find it as flexible and as user friendly as Copywhiz.

    Want to share your favorite photos , music and videos with your friend but have to copy the whole folder while sharing? You have no option to do this since you fear that without that you will have to go through the tiring process of going into each folder and search from the long list and select the ones you want one by one. Sounds tiring already.

    This is why creating a single folder to store these files is needed. All files will go into a single folder without creating any sub-folders.

    Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file-copying process. Here is how Copywhiz makes file copying a breeze:

  • Copy only new or modified files
  • Easily pick files by name, extension, folder etc from bunch of folders
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Pick files from multiple folders and compress in single .zip file
  • Schedule file backups
  • Several more hidden nuggets designed to make your file-copy task easier.
  • Using Xcopy

    Xcopy Source [Destination] /s command lets us to Copy files from different locations to a single destination folder

    For Ex: To copy the files “project.docx” and “logo.png” to a single folder “saved pictures” , the following command line will be used:

    For %%a in (
    “D:\backup\project.docx”
    “D:\project\logo.png”
    ) do (
    xcopy /s “%%~a” “d:\pictures\saved pictures”
    )

    However, using Xcopy commands are not easy to use. System administrators may be able to use. But Xcopy is not for common users.

    Using Copywhiz:

    1. Copy the files from the Source folder and right-click on it and choose Copywhiz–>Copy as shown below:

    2. Keep adding files from different folders by clicking on “copy (add to queue)”. You can see the total number of files copied until now in the “show items” menu.

    3.Right-click inside the destination folder where you wish to copy the files and select Copywhiz–>Paste . You could even use ctrl+shift+v .

    4. All the files copied will be pasted in the destination folder all at once.

    This is how Copywhiz lets you select multiple files from various folders and paste them in one desired folder in a very easy and fast manner.

    This is very useful when we have all our music/pictures scattered in different folders that we may want to bring into a single folder. Or we may want to pick only specific type of files & copy them all in one folder.
    This also saves you a lot of time.

    For more tutorial videos, check out this page.

    Learn more about Copywhiz. Download the free trial from here.

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    Notezilla apps improved

    Recently we made significant improvements to Notezilla phone apps (especially iOS – iPhone/iPad) and also the Windows app. The iPhone/iPad app is easier to use, more stable and lot faster. In all apps, you will notice that syncing of sticky notes happens more often.

    Here is what one of our customers has to say:

    Great piece of software replacing the way too heavy Evernote. The latest update is a major improvement and makes this the perfect companion to the desktop solution. Look and feel now very practical, synching works now without glitches. And fast and great support, the folks react fast to questions and suggestions – Baloo Tom



    Learn more about the leading sticky notes appNotezilla.

    Pause & resume file copy operation in Windows using an Xcopy alternative replacement tool

    This particular post will show you how to pause your file copy process for a while and resume it later from that very same point. This is not possible with Windows XCopy tool. However, you can use our software called Copywhiz.

    Wouldn’t it be great if the file copy process can be stopped temporarily at any time to lower CPU and disk usage, so you can perform the other tasks faster? And how about if you could resume the file copy when other tasks are completed and still not lose the integrity of the file being copied . With Copywhiz, if you wish to hold the file copying process, you can pause file copying and then resume from the point where you paused it.

    Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it let’s you to have more flexibility & more control over the file-copying process. Here is how Copywhiz makes file copying a breeze:

  • Copy only new or modified files
  • Easily pick files by name, extension, folder etc from bunch of folders
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Pick files from multiple folders and compress in single .zip file
  • Schedule file backups
  • Several more hidden nuggets designed to make your file-copy task easier.
  • Using Copywhiz:

    Copywhiz lets you to pause and resume file copy in Windows. It lets automatically shutdown/hibernate/sleep after a file copy. It even silently copy files without prompts & error messages. Log file is generated. Change file copy speed to improve performance. View progress for each file being copied

    This is just as easy to understand and try out as shown here. Try it out today .

    For more tutorial videos, check out this page.

    Learn more about Copywhiz. Download the free trial from here.

    Have a good day

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    Continue file-copying even if error occurs in Windows using an Xcopy alternative replacement tool

    This post will show you how to continue copying your files even when an error occurs. Also, you can skip the same type of error so that you are not prompted each time. You can later review the log to learn why the error occurs. Although this is possible with Windows Xcopy tool, you may not find it as flexible and as user friendly as Copywhiz.

    While copying large number of files, we often see a window pop up saying ‘An error occurred while copying’. Isn’t this very annoying ? Wouldn’t it be great if instead of attending to every error message, you can skip that particular type of error during that file copy instance and continue with the rest of the copy.

    Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it let’s you to have more flexibility & more control over the file-copying process. Here is how Copywhiz makes file copying a breeze:

  • Copy only new or modified files
  • Easily pick files by name, extension, folder etc from bunch of folders
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Pick files from multiple folders and compress in single .zip file
  • Schedule file backups
  • Several more hidden nuggets designed to make your file-copy task easier.
  • Using Xcopy

    Xcopy Source [Destination] /c command lets us to continue file-copying even if error occurs.

    For Ex: To copy files from ‘C:\project’ to the folder ‘D:\Backup‘, by excluding the files with errors, the following command line will be used:

    xcopy “C:\project D:\Backup /c

    However, using Xcopy commands are not easy to use. System administrators may be able to use. But Xcopy is not for common users.

    Using Copywhiz:

    When copying files, Copywhiz does not stop on error. Instead it lets you retry or skip that particular file & proceed.

    See the below image for clarity:

    Also, if a file is locked (file-in-use), Copywhiz will wait until you unlock the file. In fact, Copywhiz will show you which program is using the file so that you can close the program in order to continue with file copy.

    If the disk is full, Copywhiz will show how much space you need to free in order to complete the operation successfully as shown below:

    You must have now understood how Copywhiz is much easier and faster.

    For more such tutorial videos, check out this page.

    Learn more about Copywhiz. Download the free trial from here.

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    Copy files to a new folder (each time) in Windows using an Xcopy alternative replacement tool

    This article will show you how to copy files or create a backup automatically into a new folder each time based on your current date/time. Although this is possible with Windows Xcopy tool, you may not find it as flexible and as user friendly as Copywhiz.

    Whether its your critical work documents or collection of your personal photos, it is always a good idea to take multiple backups, so that the data is never lost. Data loss can happen in many ways, the most common causes are physical failure of your PC, accidental error, theft or disasters like fire, flood. Computer viruses often delete or corrupt your data. Also, multiple versions of file backups are important because users can continually update files and might need to restore a file from different points in time.

    Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it let’s you to have more flexibility & more control over the file-copying process. Here is how Copywhiz makes file copying a breeze:

  • Copy only new or modified files
  • Easily pick files by name, extension, folder etc from bunch of folders
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Pick files from multiple folders and compress in single .zip file
  • Schedule file backups
  • Several more hidden nuggets designed to make your file-copy task easier.
  • Using Xcopy

    The Xcopy command Xcopy Source [Destination] /I copies all specified files into the new directory. This command-line option allows you to keep multiple versions of file backups.

    For Ex: To copy all the files from “documents” to the folder “New folder” we need to run the below command:

    Xcopy D:\data\documents E:\Newfolder\documents /I

    This command creates the folder E:\Newfolder\documents if it already does not exist.

    However, using Xcopy commands are not easy to use. System administrators may be able to use. But Xcopy is not for common users.

    Using Copywhiz:

    To backup specific files instantly,
    1. Copy the files from the Source folder and right-click on it and choose Copywhiz–>Copy as shown below:

    2. Right-click inside the destination folder where you wish to copy the files and select Copywhiz–>Paste Advanced:

    3. Copywhiz window will open with the destination folder already selected. You can suffix the destination folder with %date% or %datetime% to add current date to the folder name.

    4. Once the variables are added, click on ‘Paste Now’ and it will automatically create a new folder based on the current date.

    5. You can save the selected files as a Copywhiz project and schedule a backup of the same set of files by clicking on ‘Paste later (Schedule)’ button. Once clicked, the following Window will appear that will let you to set your preferred backup frequency. After setting your preferred frequency click on ‘Schedule Now’ so that Copywhiz automatically run the projects at a specified time for taking backups.

    Copywhiz is an alternative that lets you create a new destination folder (date-wise) for every file backup. This way you can ensure that multiple versions of your backups are maintained.

    It uses Windows Task Scheduler to schedule your backups. Configure Copywhiz to copy files at a particular time. Using Copywhiz’s scheduling capability you can backup your files every week, every day or even every hour. It can be used as a complete file backup solution.

    For more tutorial videos, check out our page.

    Learn more about Copywhiz. Download the free trial from here.

    Have a good day.

    Thanks :)

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    Notezilla for Windows is now fully DPI aware

    New Update: Notezilla 8.0 for Windows is now made fully DPI aware. Meaning, the sticky notes (and other elements) appear big enough on 4k display monitor (Ultra HD). You can download the latest update from http://www.conceptworld.com/Notezilla

    Here are various user elements issues fixed:

    1. Sticky notes
    2. Notes Browser window
    3. Sticky note toolbar
    4. Icons on sticky note toolbar
    5. Sticky note skins
    6. Reminder window
    7. Notes list inside Notes Browser window
    8. Color picker window

    Thanks.