Instantly backup specific files into a new folder in Windows using Copywhiz

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This video will guide you how to instantly backup specific files in Windows 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.

Why Copywhiz?

It allows you to create backups using some standard variables such as %year%, %month%, %day%, %hour%, %minute% as part of the destination directories so that files are copied inside a new dated folder each time. The latest update also supports %date% and %datetime% variables for simplification.

The advantage of using these variables is that each time the files will be copied in a new dated folder, creating a new backup, instantly.


To backup specific files instantly,

  1. Copy the files from the Source folder and right-click on it and choose Copywhiz–>Copy.
  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. You can save the selected files and destination folder as a Copywhiz project and run the project each time you want to create a backup of the same set of files.

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