JxFileWatcher is a cross-platform library that provides convenient Java API for monitoring file system events. It is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X platforms and supports both 32 and 64-bit versions of these OS.
Basic File Operations Watch for creation, renaming or removal of files and subfolders within any specified folder.
File Access Monitoring You will be able to receive notifications about events when access or modification date is changed.
Watch Properties Change Be notified about any changes to file size and attributes. These are System, Hidden, Read only and Archived attributes for Windows platforms, and Read, Write and Execute attributes for Linux and Mac systems.
Support for Different File Systems JxFileWatcher supports different file system types and always uses the best algorithm for monitoring file system events in a specified watching directory.
Limit Watching Scope You can watch for all file events or just for specified by the event and file filters. The files can be watched inside the selected folder only or including all its subfolders.