Watched Folders

A key feature of NXPowerLite for File Servers

Watch folders and automatically compress incoming files

NXPowerLite for File Servers can be configured to watch specified hot folders and automatically compress any incoming files. It's an easy way to make sure large documents and images are compressed quickly before they can create problems.

“I’ve been really impressed with NXPowerLite Watched Folders - The amount of data I’ve reclaimed makes me feel awesome.”
— Dan Hubbell, Director of IT, Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery
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Key Features

Always On

NXPowerLite for File Servers runs as a Windows service to ensure it is always available.

Single file

NXPowerLite compresses each file and copies it back over the original. No additional files are created and the originals aren't moved.


Files will be reduced using our unique compression engine that doesn't change their format.


Add as many watched folders and process as many files as you want so all your workflows can be covered.


All files saved to a watched folder will be compressed without the need for user input.


No per page or variable charges - NXPowerLite for File Servers is available with a simple perpetual licence.


Find out more...

Watched Folders is a feature of NXPowerLite for File Servers. Visit the product page to learn about the full solution, pricing and evaluation options.

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