Set File Attributes

Automation Workshop includes the Set File Attributes Action that performs automatic batch attribute change for specified files and folders (directories).

Provide some of the various available settings such as file masks, file dates, times and attributes as well as variables provided by Trigger or other Action. Supports changing of read-only, archive, hidden, system, compressed, encrypted, not indexed and offline attributes.


  • File · Use file name, mask or Variable Wizard to specify files and folders whose attributes will be changed to selected.
  • Options · Select whether to apply attribute change to files, folders or both. Specify if files and folders located in subfolders should be included.
  • Exclude · Use file name, mask or date & time to specify files excludable from deletion.
  • Filter · Define attribute pattern to include or exclude files with matching attributes.



Automation Workshop includes many more awesome Triggers and numerous Actions to aid you automate any repetitive computer or business task by providing state-of-the-art GUI tools.

Automated trigger · File & Folder Watcher
File & Folder Watcher
Automate action · SFTP Watcher
SFTP Watcher

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