Defragment specific files or folders, even from a command line, using Defraggler or Contig


Most defragmentation tools only let you defragment the whole drive. Defraggler gives you the power to select individual files and folders to defrag – or the whole drive if you want to.

Defraggler analyzes the disk surprisingly fast and lists all the fragmented files on a drive. Selecting one or many will highlight their location on the disk.

You can use Defraggler to optimize the Windows and Program Files directories, or a folder containing files you are going to burn, audio files, movies, pictures, whatever, ensuring a safer CD / DVD recording.

If you prefer a command-line tool to defragment specific files or folders, you can download Contig. Contig can be used to defrag an existing file, or to create a new file of a specified size and name, optimizing its placement on disk. It uses standard Windows defragmentation APIs so that it won’t cause disk corruption, even if you terminate it while its running.

Leave a comment