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CSV File Info List Generator from Folders and Subfolders

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CSV File Info List Generator from Folders and Subfolders

Export files information from directory and subdirectory with process monitor.

Currently only .csv format supported for output/export.

GitHub Repo:


Do the following in your virtualenv:

pip install python-export-file-info


from python_export_file_info import FileListGenerator

Minimal Code Example:

from python_export_file_info import FileListGenerator

myfolder = FileListGenerator(folder='/home/')

Generate Options:

Syntax Default Options Description
monitor False True / False Show process bar on terminal.
filename exported_list.csv any .csv Output CSV Filename.
index True True / False Add ID column.
file_prefix None any Prefix of file column.
remove_non_ascii False True / False Remove Non ASCII Characters from File Name
  • remove_non_ascii may unable to find your files.
  • /dir/myfile.mp3 > file_prefix='new/sub/' > new/sub/dir/myfile.mp3
  • Default Output Folder: output/ [In Project Root].

Full Code Example:

from python_export_file_info import FileListGenerator

scan_folder_path = r"C:\Users\sannjayy\Desktop"
myfolder = FileListGenerator(folder=scan_folder_path, output_path='newpath/')
myfolder.filter_extensions = ('.mp4', '.mp3') 
myfolder.generate(monitor=True, filename='pyfiles.csv')
  • To Filter Files by Extensions [Optional]: folder.filter_extensions = ('.mp4', '.mp3', '.jpg').

  • To change the default output path use output_path='newpath/'


Exported demo csv file structure.

ID Name Extention Size File CRC32 (hash) SH1 (hash) MD5 (hash) Modified Date Created Date
1 myfile .mp3 4.29 MB /dir/myfile.mp3 362... 8dcdb... 1a717... 2022-06-19 13:33:12 2022-05-19 10:45:12

Developed by Sanjay Sikdar.

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