Small Open Source tool written for my office. It Compress the files (Recursive) in the selected folder older than the specified days, and then delete the files after the compress. The tool is used to backup and delete the older auto generated files in the specified folder.

Tool was written in Lazarus IDE.

Manual run instructions:
No install needed just download and run.
You choose target folder by pressing the "List files" button.
You set how old the file must be before the tool delete a file. ex. default is 90 so if file is older than 90 days its deleted if its younger than 90 days its kept.
You choose the to folder by pressing the "Set To Folder" button.
Press the "Zip Files" button.
Press the "Delete Files" button.

Auto run instructions:
No install needed just download and run.
You choose target folder by pressing the "List files" button.
You set how old the file must be before the tool delete a file. ex. default is 90 so if file is older than 90 days its deleted if its younger than 90 days its kept.
You choose the to folder by pressing the "Set To Folder" button.
Press the "Write INI" button and save an ini file.
You run the tool by executing the exe with the ini file as parameter. Do a zip and delete process. This can be added in the task scheduler. ex. "zipfilesinfolder64bit.exe" "c:\tempfolder\testini.ini"

 GitHub Link

64 bit download zipfilesinfolder64bit.exe
32 bit download zipfilesinfolder32bit.exe
Linux binary zipfilesinfolder.bin

Zip Files in folder Change Log or Version History

Features added in version 0.1.0.3 Uploaded 11 May 2022

  • Improved the showing of progress on the jobs.

Features added in version 0.1.0.2 Uploaded 29 September 2021

  • User interface changes. Example there is now a tick to set is the files and folders should be deleted or not when software is auto run.

Disclaimer: We accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by the downloading, installation and use of this software.