Delete Files

Delete one or more existing files.


  • Source

  • Specifies a full-qualified path and filename. The standard Microsoft MS-DOS wild cards are permitted in the file-name position. Multiple file names may be specified by separating entries with a semi-colon. For example: c:\documents\*.*, c:\documents\*.doc;*.jpg;*.inc. It will have unpredictable results, if you use the relative paths.

  • Exclude mask

  • Specifies one or more source file names which don't copy at this operation. Each file name must be terminated by a single semicolon, and standard Microsoft MS-DOS wild cards, such as "*", are permitted in the file-name position. The wild cards name "*.*" does not allowed.

  • Match case

  • Specifies whether the search finds the source files which names match the case of characters in the Files or folder name exactly.

  • Include sub-folders

  • Specifies whether the search extends to the sub-folders of the Source folder.

  • Delete empty subfolder

  • Specifies whether to delete the empty subfolder, if this option is selected, a subfolder will be deleted if it does not contains any files.

  • Put into Recycle Bin

  • With this option selected, if possible, the files will be put into the Recycle Bin until you decide to permanently delete them.


    You could filter files based on the attribute settings of the source files. For more information, please refer to Attributes Filter.

    To exclude certain sub-folders, the folder name must be preceded by a backslash character \ in the field Exclude mask. For example: \My Pictures;\My Music;.