Right Click Context Menu to Copy Full File Path

April 15, 2010 | Filed under Software


Windows right click context menu are very useful because it contains commands that are frequently used such as copy, cut, paste, delete, rename, creating new files and folders, etc. However it lacks of command to allow the user to copy the full path of the file. For example the file is located deep into many folders at your hard drive and one way to copy the full path without typing it is by first copying the path from the address bar and then append the filename to it making it a full file path.

If you are frequently dealing with copying of filename together with its full path, you can use CopyPathMenu to simplify the process. After installing CopyPathMenu, whenever you right click on any file or folder, you have an extra menu selection that is “Copy as path” and then you can select either Copy filename(s) or Copy as email link.

Copy Path Menu

The good thing about this is it can copy the path for multiple files to the clipboard. When you paste it to a text file, it will paste every path at a new line. In the Options window, you can specify whether to copy the filenames as original path, as URI, old DOS 8.3 style or C/C++ syntax. If you don’t want to path but just the filenames, you can check the “Only filename without path”.

CopyPathMenu is free and works on Windows NT, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Windows 7.

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One Response to “Right Click Context Menu to Copy Full File Path”
  1. Steve says:

    Is there a 64 bit version of this?

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