Organize is an open-source file management automation tool

Organize is a unique and amazing software package that helps you organize your messy desktop, downloads, documents, and keep track of all of your important files.

It is built with the Python programming language and runs smoothly on Windows, Linux, and macOS.

Organize allows you to setup automated rules that works to copy and organize your files in a snap. As an example, let's say you are taking many screenshots by day, Organize will copy and mark the screenshots in certain directly according to the rule you set.

Organize is created by Thomas Feldmann a software engineer from Germany.

Features

  • Free and open source. Please donate if it is useful for you!
  • Simple command-line interface
  • A lightweight software package
  • Works on macOS, Windows, and Linux
  • Safe moving, renaming, copying of files and folders with conflict resolution options
  • Fast duplicate file detection
  • EXIF tags extraction
  • Categorization via text extracted from PDF, DOCX and many more
  • Supports remote file locations like FTP, WebDAV, S3 Buckets, SSH and many more
  • Powerful template engine
  • Inline python and shell commands as filters and actions for maximum flexibility
  • Everything can be simulated before touching your files.
  • Supports unlimited locations and rules
  • User-defined actions
  • It uses yaml file for configuration

Install Organize

pip3 install -U organize-tool

Create your first rule

here is how you can setup your first automated file rule

rules:
  - name: "Find PDFs"
    locations:
      - ~/Downloads
    subfolders: true
    filters:
      - extension: pdf
    actions:
      - echo: "Found PDF!"

License

Organize tool is released under the MIT License.

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