How do i get each document or file name from Shared Documents using PowerShell script.


  • You want to download all the documents?
    – Anuja
    Feb 26, 2015 at 10:39
  • No i dont want to download. But just need the names of it using loop in powershell.
    – Ishani
    Feb 26, 2015 at 10:40

3 Answers 3


You can use below Powershell.

$spweb = get-spweb -identity "http://yourdomain/yourweb"
# Use the "pretty name" of your library below
$list = $spweb.lists["Your Library"]
$listItems = $list.Items
# For each item
foreach ($listItem in $listItems)
   $DocumentTitle = $listItem.Name
   write-host "FileTitle -> $DocumentTitle"   

#Clean up
Get-SPWeb http://sharepoint/sites/xyz|
   Select -ExpandProperty Lists |
   Where { $_.Title -eq "Shared Documents" } |
   Select -ExpandProperty Fields | Select Title, InternalName

For more informaiton:


Following code will also help you

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

Function GetFiles($Folder)
   Write-Host "+"$Folder.Name

    foreach($file in $Folder.Files)
        Write-Host "`t" $file.Name
     #Loop through all subfolders and call the function recursively
     foreach ($SubFolder in $Folder.SubFolders)
            if($SubFolder.Name -ne "Forms")
                Write-Host "`t" -NoNewline


#Get the Site collection 
$Site= Get-SPSite "http://sharepoint.com" 
       #Loop throuh all Sub Sites
       foreach($Web in $Site.AllWebs)
        Write-Host "-----------------------------------------------------"
        Write-Host "Site Name: '$($web.Title)' at $($web.URL)"
        Write-Host "-----------------------------------------------------"
        foreach($list in $Web.Lists)
           #Filter Doc Libs, Eliminate Hidden ones
            if(($List.BaseType -eq "DocumentLibrary") -and ($List.Hidden -eq $false) )

This is the script that will print the names of all items in a library.

$web = Get-SPWeb <web address>
$list = $web.Lists["<document library/list name>"]
$items = $list.Items
foreach($i in $items){
   Write-Host $i.Name

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