Here's some I found with a "file note" search at Softpedia.com. NeverVanguardLH said:I have seen programs that provide additional info on files. They run as
a background process. For a file, you use this other software to add
notes or comments for the file. Then later you can review those notes.
Alas, I've never bothered to use such file tracking software to add
comments to them so someone else would have to comment on such software.
used any so cannot comment on how they work, how well they work, if they
are stable in staying in sync between their comments database and the
files they track, and how you could move those comments to another host
when you copy your files to another host. I didn't bother to
descriminate freeware from payware in the search.
The alt.comp.freeware group may have more experience and recommendations
for such file tracking and commenting software.
To give easy (well, easier) access to ADS to use that scheme to attach
forked content to files, they listed some tools like:
(later version: http://www.mickbitsoftware.com/en/news_2011_04_24)
If you don't know which files have an ADS (unlike the OP using your
suggestion who would know they are adding an ADS to each of their media
files), there are tools to go scanning the files to report which ones
have an ADS, like SysInternal's 'streams'.