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Getting tons of jpg files with specific file name from my PC

by artner0112 / May 23, 2018 7:41 PM PDT

Hi

I have like millions of Jpgs on my PC.
These are all in the same Driver but seperated in all different folders such as Location folder and Holiday foler and so on.

Now I want to get about 1000 or 2000 pictures out from my PC and give it to my friends.
Now I know the EXACT file name for each pictures I want so I "could" do a file search on the Windows Explorer (Win+E) and get each file that way.
Doing it over and over thousands of time.

But I dont want to.
And since I know the EXACT file name I want.
And the Jpgs are all in my PC.
Is there a software or a method that I can use to just insert the file names I want in a list form and the software extracts (preferably copies) that exact file in a designated folder.

I also want to do the same thing to my Mp3 collection too.
Thanks

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So why not the '80's?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 24, 2018 10:48 AM PDT

XCOPY (the command) can do this.

XCOPY commands in a batch file could do this.

Why not a short batch file? You are talking about learning just one command. Why an app?

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You can write a script for that
by Mmbmmb22 / May 25, 2018 11:45 AM PDT

You can simply write a script in any language you are comfortable with that to do this

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