How to Create Multiple Folders at Once in Windows 10

In this post, you’ll see the steps to create a folder in Windows 10.

You’ll also be able to view the steps to create multiple folders at once in Windows 10. Let’s get started.

How to Create Multiple Folders at Once in Windows 10

Windows 10 doesn’t have the option to do this task.

However, you can do it by using Command Prompt and Windows PowerShell.

Command Prompt

If you’re using Command Prompt, follow the steps below.

Launch Command Prompt.

Make sure the path in the Command Prompt is the one you want. If not, change the path using the cd command.

Type cd. Hit the “Space bar” key. Type or paste the path you want. Hit the “Enter” key.

To create multiple folders at once, use the following command:

Type md. Hit the “Space bar” key. Type the folder name as per your liking.

Hit the “Space bar” key and then type another folder name. Do this step until you type all the folder names you want.

For instance: md a b c d

Hit the “Enter” key, and that’s all.

PowerShell

If you’re using Windows PowerShell, follow the steps below.

Launch PowerShell.

Make sure the path in the PowerShell is the one you want. If not, change the path using the cd command.

Type cd. Hit the “Space bar” key. Type or paste the path you want. Hit the “Enter” key.

To create multiple folders at once, use the following command:

Type md. Hit the “Space bar” key. Type the folder name as per your liking.

Hit the “Comma” key and then type another folder name. Do this step until you type all the folder names you want.

For instance: md a,b,c,d

Hit the “Enter” key, and that’s it.

To Create Multiple Folders and Sub-folders at Once

You can create multiple folders and sub-folders at once using PowerShell and Command Prompt.

PowerShell

Type in the following command and hit the “Enter” key:

md a\b,e\f\g,h\i

Replace the letters with the folder name you prefer.

If you execute the above command, you will see that folder a contains sub-folder b, folder e contains sub-folder f, and f contains sub-folder g, folder h contains sub-folder i.

Command Prompt

Type in the following command and hit the “Enter” key:

md a\b e\f\g h\i

Replace the letters with the folder name you prefer.

If you execute the above command, you will see that folder a contains sub-folder b, folder e contains sub-folder f, and f contains sub-folder g, folder h contains sub-folder i.

How to Create a Folder in Windows 10

Keep in mind that not only the folder, but all the methods below can create a sub-folder too.

Method #1

You can create a new folder using the keyboard shortcut. Here’s how:

Go to the location you want on Windows 10.

Press CTRL, Shift, and N keys at the same time.

You will see a new folder.

Provide the new name you want. Press the “Enter” key. Or keep the suggested name for the folder by pressing the “Enter” key.

Method #2

Right-click on the blank area in the location you prefer.

Hover your mouse over “New.”

Click “Folder.”

You can see a new folder with the suggested name. Press the “Enter” key to keep the suggested name. Or provide a new name and then press the “Enter” key.

Method #3

Go to your preferred location in the File Explorer.

Click on the “New Folder” icon in the Quick Access Toolbar at the top.

You can see a folder with the suggested name. Keep or change the name.

Method #4

Go to the location you want in the File Explorer.

Click on the “Home” tab in Ribbon.

Click on the “New folder” icon.

You can see the folder. Keep or change the suggested name for the folder.

Method #5

Launch Command Prompt.

If you want to change the path, type cd. Hit the “Space bar” key and then provide the path you prefer. Hit the “Enter” key.

Type: md foldername

Replace the foldername with the folder name you want and then press the “Enter” key.

That’s all. You can see the folder with the name you want in the location you prefer.