The Big Mean Folder Machine 2.17 preserves existing folder hierarchies

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[] Luxembourg City, Luxembourg - today is pleased to announce version 2.17 of "The Big Mean Folder Machine". This latest release adds the option of creating batch folders of specific size or number of files while preserving the existing folder hierarchy. This is particularly useful when splitting up existing folder hierarchies for backup.

With a familiar assistant-styled interface, The Big Mean Folder Machine is an essential tool for anyone who works with large file collections, including digital photographers, content creation, post-production, system administrators, and other creative professionals.

Featuring an industrial-strength 64-bit processing engine, The Big Mean Folder Machine brings structure and organization by walking the user through each decision. All operations may be performed without worrying about file name collisions; BMFM resolves name conflicts automatically. Unify entire file collections from various locations into a single folder. Or alternatively, split files into several folders based on a range of criteria.

Usage Scenarios:
* Splitting large file collections into 4Gb "chunks" for backup onto DVD
* Splitting a photo collection into multi-level folder hierarchies by file type
* Splitting music collections by artist and album
* Splitting the User Documents folder into one subfolder per file type
* Merging several file collections into one

* Easy-to-use Assistant Style interface walks the user through each decision
* Industrial-strength, database-backed, copying engine
* Full preview before anything is done
* Multiple folder naming schemes
* Automatically resolves file name conflicts
* Comprehensive EXIF time stamp reading support
* Support for reading id3 tags in mp3, m4p, m4a and m4b music files

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
* 1.2 MB Hard Drive space

Pricing and Availability:
Single User Licenses for The Big Mean Folder Machine may be purchased for $14.95 (USD). Small Business, Family, Business and Enterprise licenses are also available.

Headquartered in in Luxembourg City, was founded by Frank Reiff in 1996 with the aim of producing affordable best-of-breed software for the Macintosh. In the past decade, their A Better Finder series of file utilities and MacBreakZ personal ergonomic assistant have become familiar fixtures of the Macintosh community. is also active in the Windows software market. Copyright 1996 - 2011 All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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