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Mary Smott, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / September 18, 2012

You can create lists that enumerate the files contained by a folder and easily export these lists to various file formats. These lists can also show the folder structure. These applications allow you to list, print and save any folder content and structure to text files, Word documents or even Excel spreadsheets.

Download solution synonyms: Save Folder Structure As Text, Save Directory Structure As Text, List Folder Structure, Save Folder Structure, File Lister, Export Folder Structure to Text

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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Directory List & Print Pro

Directory List & Print Pro is a software for Windows and enables listing and printing the content of any directory in a simplest way. By copying to the clipboard the lists can be exported into other programs or opened in Word and Excel.

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Directory Tree List Maker
Directory Tree List Maker
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Freeware

Directory Tree List Maker is a small, lightweight and powerful application which is able to create a list of files and directory structure from any selected drive or directory. The program gives the output in the form of a text file. This program contains a very intuitive and user-friendly interface with no confusing and unnecessary options in it.

Pros:
  • Free.
  • No nag screens.
  • Simple and easy to use interface.
Cons:
  • Application may take a long time in creating output of a complex and large directory structure.
  • Does not have much saving options.
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Print Directory
Print Directory
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Shareware

Print Directory is a program that allows to list or print directory structures easily. It is totally customizable, the user has total control and can specify what columns are to be listed or printed. Select filenames only or include file size, date, time, path, extension, attributes, date and time of access, MP3 ID3 tags, etc.

Pros:
  • List your directories.
  • List files.
  • Export report.
  • Organize your files.
Cons:
  • Not Vista compatible.
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EzInstall

EzInstall allows you to easily create a self-extracting installer and de-installer. Automatic short-cut generation, cut-and paste disclaimer (or message), file-compression, versioned directory structure, and a creation report is included.

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TreeCopy
TreeCopy
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TreeCopy allows you to copy the folder structure from drives and folders. It copies the folder and subfolders inside, but it doesn't copy the files contained in them. You can calculate the number of subdirectories contained and right-click with the mouse on any folder and use the same options as in the Windows Explorer.

Pros:
  • TreeCopy can be used as a DOS-command from the command prompt window. You can right-click with the mouse on any folder and use all the Windows Explorer context menu options.
Cons:
  • It only copies the folder structure but it doesn't include the file structure.
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OverDisk
OverDisk
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Freeware

OverDisk is a disk usage browser. It can be used to quickly find out how a partition's space is distributed among the file system hierarchy. To load a directory structure you can select a root path from the Root menu or the first combo box (they both list all the available partitions). To scan only a specific folder, select Root|Any Folder and use the standard Windows folder selection dialog.

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File Structure Grabber

This program will create a copy of the file structure of a computer and allow you to access it on any other computer without a network connection!

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Handy Folders
Handy Folders
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You need to get to a location and you're tired of constant roaming about this multilevel folder structure? Install Handy Folders and get instant access to whatever you need. Here you can get to a location through different, yet equally short ways.

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Aml Pages
Aml Pages
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Shareware

Aml Pages is a program for managing notes in a tree-structure. A single document is to be created at first. Then, the notes can be added to it, in a tree-structure. The page on the left side of window shows the document structure and the note data is shown in the right page.

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EZ eMail Backup
EZ eMail Backup
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Freeware

EZ eMail Backup is an e-mail desktop client backup and restore tool. It can create back up copies of your e-mails, account settings, signatures, message rules, address books, and identities. It not only saves your e-mail messages, but it also saves the structure of the folders that you had set up.

Pros:
  • Wizard mode for even easier usage.
  • It supports several clients.
  • Scheduler.
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DirPrint
DirPrint
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Shareware

File operations are made easy by Windows Explorer but you'll find that generating a text catalog containing the structure of a certain folder is not so easy. DirPrint is a program created specifically for this job. It quickly generates file lists, folder lists or a mix between them (tree structure of folders and files).

Pros:
  • Easy to use
  • Quick
  • Easy access by using right-click context menu
  • Can customize every detail of output text
  • Compact windows/dialogs
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Remove Duplicate Files Pro
Remove Duplicate Files Pro
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Shareware

Remove Duplicate Files Pro is a file organizing software tool whose aim is to create a folder structure that will act as a "database" in order to help you classify your files regardless of their type, avoid having unnecessary duplicate files, and to allow you to locate your files much quicker. Thanks to Remove Duplicate Files Pro you can easily organize your music, videos, photos, programs, etc.

Pros:
  • Acts as a system service that you can start, stop, or restart.
  • Allows you to organize all types of files including music, videos, documents, programs, and data files.
  • Logs and keeps track of all its activities.
  • Built-in media player and image viewer.
Cons:
  • The unregistered version allows you to organize only a limited number of files.
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Simple File Lister
Simple File Lister
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Freeware

Simple File Lister is a useful free tool that will allow you to create lists of all files stored in a given folder – and its children subfolders - and save them in customizable text-based documents. The generated list can be stored as CSV or TSV files, which can then be easily imported in most spreadsheet viewers, such as Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice, Google Docs, and LibreOffice.

Pros:
  • Simple interface with clear settings.
  • Good choice of output formats.
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Print File List Pro

With Print File List Pro you can send rich, attractive file listings to your printer or to a file. This intuitive, award-winning software lets you stylize your file listings any way you like. Add a missing option to Windows with Print File List Pro.

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File List Creator

File List Creator is a little utility that can help you manage and keep track of all your files. If you download a lot of binaries such as MP3s and compressed files and keep them on Zip disks or Cds, you will find File List Creator a great tool for you. File List Creator can help you create catalogs of any file types and save them as data files.

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Nemo Documents
Nemo Documents
Shareware

Nemo Documents is a program that enables you to manage your documents. It inspects your current folder structure to give you a new view of your files. Documents, images and other files are mapped into a calendar-like view that you are used to from Outlook or Google Calendar.

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