If you are working on such a network, where your PC data is shared with other users, and you want to know which file is opened on the network, then NetworkOpenedFiles freeware can do this work for you. This free utility has been created for Windows users that let you view the files that are open in your network by other users. It comes with simple and clean user interface and doesn’t install any promotional software, crapware or malware.
Once downloaded and launched the software, it displays every opened file, filename, username, computer name, permissions status (Read/Write/Create), locks count, file owner, file size, file attributes, and many more things. It works with both 32-bit and 64-bit operating system, including Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10.
NetworkOpenedFiles is a very useful app for the system administrators. It is portable and there is no need to install on your computer, means you can use it by putting it in flash drive too.
When this free tool is launched, it displays the list of all files that are opened by other computers on your network. You can select one or more opened files, and then close them using the ‘Close Selected Opened Files’ option, export the files list to text/CSV/tab-delimited/XML/HTML file using the ‘Save Selected Items’ option, or copy the files list to the clipboard (Ctrl+C) and paste it into Excel or any other spreadsheet application.
Other features included in this Network Opened Files are Remote connectivity, through which you can connect another computer to a network. To do that, open the Advanced Options > Load opened network files from remote computer and then type the name of the computer you want to connect and you are done. You can download NetworkOpenedFiles from here.