Current CFM Version 1.3, build: Dec 8, 2006
Last update of this page: Dec 12, 2006

This simple program copies or moves files that match the file type specification from the source path to the destination path and renames those according to the file creation date. The files are renamed according to the following scheme:


Example: 20020509-140713.jpg for a picture taken on May 9, 2002 at 2:07:13 pm

This windows freeware program can be useful for copying or moving files from DigiCam media such as Smartmedia and FlashCards.

Screenshot CFM

(C) 2001 - 2007 by Markus B. Biewer
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Just copy the cfm.exe to a new directory and start. CFM will extract itself the needed runtime files into the current directory. Thats it!

Program history:
V1.3 (Dec 08, 2006)
- INI variable "AutoMate" added; AutoMate=0: no Automation, AutoMate=1: Copy+Rename then Quit, AutoMate=2: Move+Rename then Quit

V1.2 (Oct 23, 2006)
- Bugfix: Files with same creation date and time have sometimes caused a error message. Is hopefully gone with changes with other compiler settings

V1.1 (Aug 30, 2005)
- Updated readme and links on website http:\\\cfm

V1.0 (May 9, 2002)
- INI variable "UserStringAddedToFileName" added. This string will be added to the filename (if available). Useful is more than one cam or photographer shoot pics at the same event.

V0.9 (Dec 29, 2001)
- INI variable "ExtDatePoints" added. If ExtDatePoints=1 and DatePoints=0, dir format is " -" else yymmdd

V0.8 (Dec 27, 2001)
- INI variable "DatePoints" added. If DatePoints=1, dir format is else yymmdd
- Progress bar now only shows original filename and new filename, no directory info anymore

V0.7 (Nov 20, 2001)
- better error handling when direcory/files are already present: for files with same creation date and time, a number from 000-999 will be added to the filename
- cpu load while idle reduced
- wwctl34i.dll no longer needed
- progress bar information enhanced, file and pathname are shown

V0.6 (Nov 13, 2001)
- new cfm icon
- choose frompath/topath now starts initially at the predefined directory instead of root level
- minimize/maximize/exit buttons removed
- status of "creatdir" variable will now be saved & restored from inifile
- now includes self extracting "readme.txt"
- fixed bug that did draw main dialogue box to small in lower screen resolutions (thanks joerg!)
- fixed bug when missing "\" after manual path entry

V0.5 (Oct, 31 2001)
- "true" box for the main dialogue instead of dialoge box using BoxControl (thanks Guido)
- new icon

V0.4 (Oct 7, 2001)
- Open To Dir after Rename
- Overwrite bugs
- More than one file with same filedate

V0.3 (Oct 4, 2001)
- new dialog option "CreateDir" (Thanks Frank for the idea!)
- status line added
- progress bar added

V0.2 (Oct 2, 2001)
- Renamed program to "CardFileMover"
- internal release only
- minor bugs removed

V0.1 (Sept 30, 2001)
- Initial Release of "CardFile"