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My music folder is a mess with some files being protected by DRM and others not. Is there a way to automatically separate all files within the subfolders of my music folder based on file extension? I can do this by hand but I'd rather not.

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Perhaps you can use Robocopy as suggested in a similar question. This should retain the folder structure while picking out the DRM protected files. I believe the DRM files are usually m4p and aac file types. –  Joel Kennedy Jan 8 '13 at 19:45
    
This could also work, thanks Joel. –  Bryan Jan 8 '13 at 19:54
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Check out Digital Janitor

Digital Janitor is an application specialized in sorting files. To use it, you have to insert the rules on which the sort will be performed and press a button. Within seconds the folder that you wanted to sort is clean, and all the files are in the right place.

Screenshot of Digital Janitor in action

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This looks promising, thanks Kruug. –  Bryan Jan 8 '13 at 19:19
    
You are welcome. I've used it before and had to issues. –  Kruug Jan 8 '13 at 19:22
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Check out Sort My Files

Sort My Files is small and easy to use tool to automatically sort your files into folders based on their file type. The program scans the files in a selected folder and moves them into sub-folders based on their file extension.

Sort My Files can automatically identify various types of music files, photos, videos, documents, programs and compressed archives.

If there are file types that it does not recognize, it moves the files into a folder called Other Files. You can choose which types of files you want to process and also set your own destination folders if you don`t want to use the default folders.

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