For various occasions, lists of files or directories are required: perhaps you need an index of some files or folders on a CD, DVD or memory stick, you would like to send a list to a colleague or you want to publish a list on the Internet.
Creating such a list, however, takes time. It is tedious to list all the files and folders by hand, especially if it is about 100, 1,000 or even 100,000 files. Certainly, another way leads through various computer commands in the command prompt, but very few know about this or are satisfied with the created output format.
The easiest way is to use the Filelist Creator, which you can download on this website for Windows, macOS and Linux for free. With this program, it is no great effort! It is sufficient to just drag files to the program and your files will be listed automatically. When doing this, it is your choice whether only files, only directories or both, files and directories should be listed.
Of course, despite this simplicity, you can use many optional settings. You can determine which columns are used in which form in the table, you can specify how the design should look like and beyond, you can adjust the output as you need it: as XLSX or ODS spreadsheet for Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice, as HTML website, as an image (PNG, JPG, BMP), a CSV file, in the Data Interchange Format, or, of course, as plain text. In addition, it is of course also possible to print out your file list using a physical or PDF printer.
In addition to general file and folder properties such as name, format, type, size, path, path length, folder level or number of files, also specific properties of audio files (for example, artist, title, album, track number, duration or genre), video files (such as width, height, duration, or FPS), images (like width, height, color depth, or resolution) or text files (encoding, BOM, line break type, number of lines or characters) can be listed just by checking the corresponding option in the columns list. Which of these columns in which format should be included in your file list, can be determined by yourself. You can find more information about this in the overview of all supported file formats.
The Filellist Creator is fully compatible with Unicode. This means that you can easily create lists of files that contain Unicode characters and you can use Unicode in all settings, such as in the headings of columns. Even when you save your list, all common Unicode formats and the ANSI format is supported.
Download the FilelistCreator for free in the download area for Windows, Linux or macOS and learn in the first steps how you can benefit from this application. Additionally, we are collecting frequently asked question about the FilelistCreator on the FAQ page for you. The FilelistCreator is portable, you can use the program directly without an installation.
You want to first see what the FilelistCreator looks like? On the screenshot page we have compiled some screenshots of the FilelistCreator for you.