Continue file copy/backup even if an error occurs when using Copywhiz

This post is regarding a new feature of copying files/backup even if an error messages occurs, we finally have the option to skip on error and proceed with file copy from the same point.

We have seen many times during our file copy we are often prompted with error messages that abruptly stop the file copy task. Copywhiz finally offers to continue file copying even if error occurs.

What is Copywhiz?

Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.

You can watch this video to learn how:

Video Transcription:

  1. Let’s copy these set of files to another folder.
  2. Right click and select files into Copywhiz.
  3. Before pasting files into destination folder we will delete a file from the source folder.
  4. We will now paste the files to destination folder.
  5. As expected, we shall get an error message as we deleted a file from the source folder.
  6. In the error message pop up. We now have the option to retry copying, skip copying this file or cancel the whole copy task.
  7. We can choose to automatically skip every time when this type of error occurs.
  8. After copying files, Copywhiz generates a log with list of errors.

Copywhiz now gives us full control on your file copy. Extremely useful in quickly organizing, grouping, separating all kinds of documents and files.

Conclusion

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Adjust file copying speed to improve system performance

Here is a new and a very exciting feature of Copywhiz where you can improve the performance of your PC by adjusting the file copy speed of Copywhiz.

Copying a large set of files uses high level of CPU energy and slows down the system. Improve system performance when copying several large files by adjusting the file copy speed in Windows PC using Copywhiz.

What is Copywhiz?

Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.

Here is a short video on this feature:

Video Transcription:

  1. We will start by copying files. Select the files, right click and copy using Copywhiz.
  2. We will now paste these files in the destination folder.
  3. Right click and choose Copywhiz Paste.
  4. Let’s pause file copy, in the options tab here, we have the option to change the speed of this file copy task.
  5. We will slow down the speed one level to improve system performance.
  6. We will now resume the file copy from the same position.
  7. You can see in the video the files are now being copied slower than before.
  8. The files are copied productively.

It’s so convenient to use this app as it makes copy paste so easy and time saving.

Closing comments

This is a really handy feature and very easy to understand and use.

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Save a list of files as copywhiz project and copy same set of files later using Copywhiz

Save files you frequently copy, as a Copywhiz Project, to repeatedly copy them in future without browsing the files.

What is Copywhiz?

  • Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.

Once you have saved a project you can copy the same set of files whenever required. We work on the same set of files and to take backup each time is tedious and time consuming. So here is the solution.

Here is a short video that shows how to achieve this:

Video Transcription

  1. In this video, we will save list of files as Copywhiz project which we can re-run the project anytime in future.
  2. Copy some files from the folder. Select the files, right click and use Copywhiz to copy them.
  3. Paste the files here, right click and select Copywhiz “Paste Advanced” option.
  4. Copywhiz main window will open where copied files are listed.
  5. To save these files as a Copywhiz project, click on the file menu and choose the ‘Save’ option.
  6. Name your project and save it, for future use.
  7. Now paste the files by clicking “Paste Now”.
  8. Now we will copy the same set of files in a different folder using the Copywhiz project which we saved.
  9. Go to the second destination, right click and run Copywhiz.
  10. Open the file menu again and browse for the copywhiz project saved.
  11. Choose your project and click on ‘Open’ button.
  12. Specify or browse the new destination and paste the files.
  13. The same set of files are again copied in the second folder!

That’s it. This feature is very useful and less time consuming.

Why Copywhiz?

Copywhiz really saves your time and efforts in organizing and moving files. It is also easy to understand and use.

You can also schedule automatic file backups and take incremental backups using Copywhiz.

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

For short tutorial videos, Check out this page.

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Check out our other cool products.

Have a good day!

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Organize pictures based on the date they were taken on, using Copywhiz for Windows

We all love pictures. They are the perfect way to store our precious memories.

If you have lots of pictures in your system, you know how difficult it is to manually sort and organize them. But no worries, Copywhiz has an easy hack for you!

What is Copywhiz?

  • Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.

This post will tell how you can quickly organize pictures based on the date they were taken, on your Windows PC.

Here is a short video that depicts the steps:

Video Transcript:

  1. Go to the folder that has your picture files.
  2. Select the folder, right-click and add it to Copywhiz.
  3. Go to the destination folder, right-click and choose Copywhiz Paste Advanced.
  4. The Copywhiz main window will open. Click on the Advanced Settings button.
  5. In the Destination Tab, choose the option ‘Organize files inside folders based on name, type, date, etc.’
  6. Click on the Organizer button.
  7. Under the file property section, choose ‘Date created’ and under the format section, choose the format you want it to be in.
  8. Click on OK and Paste Now.
  9. The files will be copied in separate folders based on their creation date!

That’s it! What would take hours manually is achieved in a few minutes using Copywhiz.

You can also schedule automatic file backups and take incremental backups using Copywhiz.

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

For short tutorial videos, Check out this page.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for interesting videos.

Check out our other cool products.

Have a good day!

Thanks for reading till the end :)

Watch a folder for changes and automatically organize files in Windows, using Copywhiz

We constantly work with multiple folders for our projects and it is difficult to keep a check on the modifications made in each folder.

What if our folders were automatically monitored and the files automatically organized on a timely basis? Copywhiz file copy and backup app can do that for you!

What is Copywhiz?

Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.

This post will show how to monitor a particular folder and automatically organize files from that folder, on a regular basis.

Here is a short video that shows how to achieve this:

Video Transcript:

  1. In this video, we will organize files from the downloads folder to the office folder.
  2. Select the Downloads folder, right-click and copy using Copywhiz.
  3. Go to the destination folder, right-click and choose Copywhiz Paste Advanced.
  4. The Copywhiz main window will open. Click on the Advanced Settings button.
  5. In the Destination Tab, choose the option ‘Organize files inside folders based on name, type, date, etc.’
  6. Click on the Organizer button.
  7. Under the file property section, choose ‘File Extension’ from the drop-down. This will create separate folders based on the various types of files.
  8. Click on OK.
  9. Since we are organizing files, we will move the files instead of copying them. To do this, choose the option ‘Paste & delete original (move)’.
  10. Paste the files.
  11. Check the Downloads folder and you will find it empty. This is because we moved files instead of just copying them.
  12. To repeat this action automatically at regular intervals, we will schedule the Copywhiz project.
  13. But first, we need to save the project.
  14. Click on File-> Save As in the top-left corner of the Copywhiz main window.
  15. Once the project is saved, click on ‘Paste Later( Schedule).’
  16. Select the backup frequency and other options based on your preference.
  17. Schedule this project and it will now perform the action automatically at the time specified!

Who could imagine that you could automatically organize hundreds of files in your system with so much ease! Well, Copywhiz did.

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

For short tutorial videos, Check out this page.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for interesting videos.

Check out our other cool products.

Have a good day!

Thank you :)

Use regular expression to automatically organize files by their name in Windows, using Copywhiz

This is a post for all those who use regular expression for their daily file copy and organization tasks.

What is Copywhiz?

  • Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.

You can configure Copywhiz for your file copy and backup tasks using regular expression. We have a short video that will show how to automatically organize files in separate folders based on the regular expression you specify.

Video Transcript:

  1. For our video, we took a folder with various files named by employee name in the format of First name followed by last name.
  2. We will now create a folder by the last name and place files in them accordingly using regular expression.
  3. Select the files, right-click and add them to Copywhiz.
  4. Go to the destination folder, right-click and choose Copywhiz Paste Advanced.
  5. The Copywhiz main window will open. Click on the Advanced Settings button in there.
  6. In the Destination Tab, choose the option ‘Organize files inside folders based on name, type, date, etc.’
  7. Click on the Organizer button.
  8. Under the file property section, choose ‘File Name’ and under the format section, choose ‘Regular Expression’ from the drop down.
  9. Type the expression ^(?:\w+ ){1}\K\w+ which will select the second word in the file name.
  10. Click on OK and Paste Now.
  11. You will see the files pasted in separate folders based on the second name of the employee.

Organizing files is so easy with Copywhiz. The best part is, it is customizable based on the task you want to achieve.

You can also schedule automatic file backups and take incremental backups using Copywhiz.

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

For short tutorial videos, Check out this page.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for interesting videos.

Check out our other cool products.

Have a good day!

Thanks for your time :)

Run Copywhiz program without logging into the Windows PC

We have received many queries regarding running Copywhiz without having to log in to Windows.

You can do that, and this post will tell you how.

Once you schedule a project, you can have it run without being logged in to your Windows PC. This is because Copywhiz schedules the project using Windows Task Scheduler.

So once you have scheduled a project in Copywhiz, you should be able to configure the Windows Task Scheduler to run that process with higher privilege so that the user doesn’t have to be logged in.

What is Copywhiz?

Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.

Here are the steps:

  1. Schedule the Copywhiz project.

You can watch this video to learn how:

2. In Windows Task Scheduler you should be able to see a folder called Copywhiz . Under that you will see the task.

  1. Open properties for your task and select the option “Run whether user is logged in or not” and “Run with highest privileges”.

4. If you want to run the project even when the computer is switched off, go to the Conditions tab and make sure you check “Wake the computer to run this task”.

That’s it! Now the project will run at the scheduled time even when you are not logged in on your system.

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

For short tutorial videos, Check out this page.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for interesting videos.

Check out our other cool products.

Have a good day!

Thanks for reading :)

Copy files to specific sub-folders under the destination folder in Windows

In our previous post, we talked about how you can paste your files in all sub-folders of the destination folder. Read it here if you still haven’t:

Here’s another exciting feature for you all. Using Copywhiz, you can copy your files to only specific sub-folders (any level deep) inside the destination folder.

What is Copywhiz?

Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.
An image depicting one of the features of Copywhiz

Copy files to specific sub-folders (any level deep) under the destination folder

Here’s a short video on this feature:

1. After you select your files in Copywhiz, go to the destination folder and Choose ‘Copywhiz -> Paste Advanced’.

2. The Copywhiz main window will open. Choose the Advanced Settings Tab from there.

3. Go to the Destination Tab and choose the ‘Paste a copy to every sub-folder under the destination tab ’ option. Type the name of the folder in the box. You can specify multiply folders too.

4. Click on OK and proceed with ‘Paste Now’ option.

Why Copywhiz?

Copywhiz really saves your time and efforts in organizing and moving files. It is also easy to understand and use.

You can also schedule automatic file backups and take incremental backups using Copywhiz.

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

For short tutorial videos, Check out this page.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for interesting videos.

Check out our other cool products.

Have a good day!

Thanks for visiting our blog :)

Copy files to every sub-folder inside a folder in Windows

This post is about an interesting feature of Copywhiz. Copywhiz for Windows lets you copy files inside each sub-folder under the destination folder. You can choose to create a copy under all sub-folders (at any level) or just the first level sub-folders.

What is Copywhiz?

Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.

Copy files under every sub-folder under the destination folder

Here’s a short video on this feature:

1. After you select your files in Copywhiz, go to the destination folder and Choose ‘Copywhiz -> Paste Advanced’.

2. The Copywhiz main window will open. Choose the Advanced Settings Tab from there.

3. Go to the Destination Tab and choose the ‘Paste a copy to every sub-folder under the destination tab ’ option. Here you can choose to paste under all sub-folders, or just first-level sub-folders, in the folder structure.

4. Click on OK and then the ‘Paste Now’ option.

Conclusion

Copywhiz thus is a simple and easy tool with advanced features and huge benefits!

You can also schedule automatic file backups and take incremental backups using Copywhiz.

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

For short tutorial videos, Check out this page.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for interesting videos.

Check out our other cool products.

Have a good day!

Thanks for reading till the end :)

Copy or backup files created, accessed or modified in last ‘X’ days in Windows

This post will show you how to copy or backup files created, accessed or modified in last ‘X’ days. It is real quick with the tool call Copywhiz (for Windows)

When we are working on a project, we access and modified several documents scattered in various folders. After certain days, how you will identify which files were touched? Doing this manually is extremely tedious or say, virtually impossible.

Here is where Copywhiz comes to your rescue by letting you do a selective file copy/backup. You can copy files created in the past ‘X’ number of days. So instead of specifying a date range of files created between this and this date, just mention the number of days, says 15 days.

What is Copywhiz?

Enhance your file-copy experience with Copywhiz as it lets you to have more flexibility & more control over the file copying and backup 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
  • Automatically organize files based on file attributes and metadata
  • Copy files to multiple folders/computers
  • Copy files from multiple folders and paste them at once
  • Sync files between source and destination
  • 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.
An image depicting one of the features of Copywhiz

Copy only files created, accessed and modified in the last ‘X’ days

Here’s a short video on this feature:

1. After you select your files in Copywhiz, go to the destination folder and Choose ‘Copywhiz -> Paste Advanced’.

2. The Copywhiz main window will open. Choose the Advanced Settings Tab from there.

3. Go to the Source Tab and under the ‘Paste by date’ section, choose the criteria and specify number of days in the box.

You can preview the files that will be copied and skipped, before actually copying them.

4. Click on ‘OK’ and ‘Paste Now’.

The benefits

This feature removes the biggest difficulty we all face- remembering dates! This will also ensure you don’t spend time and effort copying extra or unwanted files due to the date ranges.

You can also schedule automatic file backups and take incremental backups using Copywhiz.

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

For short tutorial videos, Check out this page.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for interesting videos.

Check out our other cool products.

Have a good day!

Thanks for your patience :)