The Big Mean Folder Machine 1.6.5 delivers significant performance gains

February 24, 2009 in Utility (E)

[] Luxembourg City, Luxembourg - announces the availability of version 1.6.5 of The Big Mean Folder Machine, their easy to use file/folder management utility. The new version delivers significant performance gains, particularly in the file name conflict resolution processing step.

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 copying 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 10.5 Leopard
* Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel
* 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 - 2007 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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