PowerShell Scripts for File Management

πŸŽ₯ Blackmagic BRAW Slate File Organizer

What that slate in my camera actually used for!?

After downloading all your Blackmagic RAW files, this script can organize your media into folders grouped by Scenes, then rename your files by Shot, Take, and Camera number. Files not marked as "Good Take Last Clip" can be moved to a separate folder (away from your good takes). Once complete, you can export a report of all your media.

Note, for this to work you need to properly used the in Blackmagic in camera slate for every take.

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🌳 File Tree Viewer

I have so many files... I wish I could see them all at once!

Use this script to make a hierarchical list of all your directories and files. The script creates a JSON file that can be uploaded into our HTML viewer. You can also search for a file name, filter by date, and filter by file type.


Create File Tree

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View File Tree

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πŸ”€ Compare Directories

OH NO, I made a copy of a folder but have been working in both!! How do I figure out what's the latest version??

This script will compare two directories and show you the differences. It compares file size, date modified, and file name, then shows which directory has which file. Use this when you are trying to consolidate duplicates and/or determine the latest versions of a project.

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🎬 Organize CSV Logged Slate

I don't use BRAW, how can I automatically organize my media?

If you logged all your scenes, shots, and takes but don't have a Blackmagic camera, this script can help organize all your media into folder groups. Using a CSV file it can rename all your audio & video files for your project.

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πŸ“œ Simple CMD List

I just need a simple list of my files NOW!!

This is the simplest way to quickly list all the files in a folder. It creates a basic .TXT file that can be opened in any text editor or spreed sheet.

πŸ“ Rename Files & Create CSV

I just took 1,000 photos for a wedding, how do I rename all these files!?

This script will automatically rename all your media based on the rules that you choose. It can quickly take files named "sony 000001.jpg" to something a little more useful like:
MalenkyWedding_Photo-001_2025-03-09.jpg

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πŸ“‚ Create Bulk Directories

This script will create directories on the fly, from a CSV or from a text file. Use this when you are starting a project and want to create hundreds of directories all at once. For example, when you want to create a directory for each scene's video files before you start filming. You can also pre-populate each director with a readme.txt file and notes to them automatically.

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πŸ’Ύ Task Schedule Backups

Need to customize your data backups? This powershell script run on windows task scheduler can more project files and rename them with the date and time of the file backup.

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πŸ“‘ Can't Run Scripts??

If your computer is telling you that you do not have permissions to run these scripts, then you may have to change the script execution policy.Β 

From Windows Command Prompt, Run as Admin:

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βœ… Verify These Scripts are Safe

To verify that the file you downloaded is from us, you can right click on the file, select "CRC SHA" then "SHA-256". The hash code listed should match the checksum that we've posted. If the values are different then the file may not be authentic and could be malicious.

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PowerShell scripts can severely damage or corrupt system files, follow instructions carefully and make sure your media files are backed up before executing scripts against them. This software is provided as open sources free to use and distribute, and is provided "as is" without any type of warranty.

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