hot folder

hot folder

A folder that serves as a staging area for some purpose. The hot folder is continuously monitored, and when files are copied or dropped into it, they are automatically processed.


Commercial Hot Folder Software
Equilibrium's MediaRich processing system touts this capability, whereby files dropped into the hot folder are automatically processed. (Image courtesy of Equilibrium, www.equilibrium.com)
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Once the DFE accepts a print-ready PDF file to a hot folder, the ProWORX server swiftly executes a number of tasks with Esko-based automation and integration that ensures jobs are processed faster with minimized manual intervention, improving accuracy and resulting in higher productivity.
Plus, it is designed to help increase efficiency and limit errors with Hot Folder and Virtual Printer automation features.
PitStop Server 08 has a redesigned, more-intuitive user interface, server-based processing (it now runs as a service on Windows and as a login item on Mac OS X), parallel PDF document processing, more powerful hot folder processing, import and export of hot folder settings, detailed history log, better security and expanded e-mail notification.
Hot Folder Sorting - Users can set Aurora to sort through watch folders based upon a number of items, including file name, file created dates and entry time into the folder.
0 allow organizations to: Create sophisticated workflows based on specific document input sources, so different users or groups can easily be assigned to inbound FTP, email, hot folder or other document types
Optional Fiery Hot Folder and Virtual Printer features can reduce errors and automate repetitive tasks for all office workers.
monitors each hot folder and applies the appropriate task on content as it arrives.
The system drops the scanned files into a PDF Enhancer hot folder for automatic file reduction and color optimization to ensure accurate representation of the original.
Additionally, the tool provides a native JPEG hot folder submission process when images need to be printed quickly or when an index print is required without any other processing.
Enhanced Hot Folder and Batch OCR Improved Hot Folder function provides faster batch conversion of documents and dual-core processing support.
Content Creator ingests video from tapes, DVDs, streaming IP or files - using a hot folder - and produces output formats for multi-screen distribution to video servers, web servers, and other network attached storage devices.
For less than $250 per month, a company can utilize MediaRich Hot Folder to transform, process and repurpose a few videos at a time.