This tutorial describes how to use DropIt to automatically scan some defined folders at a time interval. DropIt supports several methods to process files and you can also enable “Folder Monitoring” from Options.
From “Monitoring” tab of Options window you can easily manage your monitored folders. To start to use this feature you only need to select “Enable scan of monitored folders” checkbox, define a scanning time interval and a possible minimum size. Your folders will be scanned every N seconds (with N the defined time interval) and only if bigger than the defined minimum size.
Now, to add a new monitored folder, you only need to double-click the table or click the “Add” button. It will open the following window to define a new monitored folder:
This very simple window allows to select the desired folder and to associate a profile to it. In this way, when the selected folder is automatically scanned, DropIt uses the associations of that profile on the processed files.
Finally, if you desire to ignore monitored subfolders, you only need to add the following association (and do not create other associations for folders):