I just ran some clips through the Watch folder process.
This is incredibly frustrating and annoying!
1) THERE ARE NO upper level user settings for the behavior we need.
2) IT MOVED EVERY SOURCE CLIP from the original folder to it's own unique Source Folder ... making a NIGHTMARE problem for getting the clips back into one frickkin' folder.
Why oh why did it put EVERY clip into a separate folder? Who on earth would ever want that behavior?
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the reason for this is, if you put files with the same filename into the Watchfolder, they a) could overwrite the existing exported file or b) end up with a different filename (e.g. +_x), so the connection to the origin gets lost. Creating seperate unique folders with the actuall timestamp is currently the only possiblity to stay with the original filename.
For individuals you can often live without this additional folders due to your known filename uniqueness. For bigger scale with multiple user throwing random stuff is, we need seperation.
If you have a good solution for this situation, feel free to share. Currently having a preference to toggle this of still results in the danger of filename change or overwrite the output.
NONE of those clips had the same name, ALL had timecode-based names, so every clip had a different name ...date/time in timecode.number, with every appended 3-digit number different.
So each had a unigue timecode to start the name due to it's start time being different, AND all had a different 3-digit end to the name.
So your comment does not seem to apply here.
If I'd had some of that cruddy AVCHD that is all "001" I would expect this behavior.
But with over forty uniquely named files I did not expect this behavior.