Copy list of files or folders as text from Windows Explorer

Ever wanted to copy a list of files as text from Windows Explorer?

The following has been tested in Windows 8 Pro.

  1. Select files/folder for which you would like to create a list
  2. Once selected, press Shift key and right click mouse on one of the selected files or folders
  3. You will get a menu “Copy as path”, click it
  4. That’s it, now you have the list of selected files/folders in the clipboard
  5. Paste it in any compatible applications like notepad