move-file VS rimraf

Compare move-file vs rimraf and see what are their differences.


Move a file - Even works across devices (by sindresorhus)


A `rm -rf` util for nodejs (by isaacs)
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move-file rimraf
0 13
184 5,027
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2.3 1.7
5 months ago 6 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License ISC License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of move-file. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning move-file yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of rimraf. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-07.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing move-file and rimraf you can also consider the following projects:

del - Delete files and directories

fs-extra - Node.js: extra methods for the fs object like copy(), remove(), mkdirs()

proper-lockfile - An inter-process and inter-machine lockfile utility that works on a local or network file system.

mkdirp - Recursively mkdir, like `mkdir -p`, but in node.js


chokidar - Minimal and efficient cross-platform file watching library

sander - Promise-based power tool for common filesystem tasks

globby - User-friendly glob matching

rainmeter - Desktop customization tool for Windows