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This application is a simplified file sorting and media and document previewer. which features a multitude of tools for organizational purposes
Keeping a tidy file and folder structure on your PC can make a real difference for real-life applications, especially if you’re an avid data hoarder, which relishes collecting media of all sorts of formats. RightFolder is here to provide users with a simple yet capable tool that is meant to help them organize their files and directories, by either copying, moving, or previewing them with the built-in tools.
The application doesn’t impress in terms of design, but we believe that it features all the necessary tools for allowing users to browse, visualize metadata and actually preview media files.
A nifty built-in player, which supports a wide range of formats, will allow for easy preview, thanks to a series of playback commands. These, used in conjuncture with the resizable interface, multiple on-screen controls, and other elements, can provide good, reliable browsing capabilities.
If you’re running large amounts of data, numerous entries, and countless folders and directories, there’s a high chance, unless you’re extremely well-organized, to stumble at some point, due to too many aspects that need to be considered simultaneously.
In an attempt to offer aid for such situations and more, RightFolder comes prepared with the possibility to have multiple instances opened simultaneously, which we found to be quite useful, as it allows one to keep an eye on several files or directories, whilst maintaining an organized approach.
Give this app a try, if you seek a tool that can help you keep your files and folders under control, by organizing them from within a single, centralized tool that allows you to copy, move and preview multiple formats.
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Straightforward application which enables you to back up and synchronize multiple directories in the same session, with just a few clicks
WinDataReflector is a file backup and synchronization software tool, that lets you run several tasks in the same time.
The installation process does not bring any surprises and when you finalize it, you are greeted by a plain and simple interface, which contains a menu bar, several buttons and panels to display backed up items. This means that all types of users can find their way around it, regardless of their previous experience with computers.
This software utility enables you to back up any type of file, as well as entire directories. These can be just copied from one location to another (normal mode), or they can be compressed to a ZIP file, so that the resulted item does not occupy a lot of space.
After the synchronizing process is over, you can visually compare the two folders, and view all the differences between them, including which files are only in one of the directories, which items are newer and so on.
It is also possible to schedule backup and sync tasks, in a certain day or every day, for a user-input time interval.
Aside from that, you can access some neatly organized Help contents and change the language. CPU and memory usage generally remains at a low level and thus, the computer’s performance will not be hampered.
All in all, WinDataReflector is a useful piece of software, for people interested in creating backups for all their important data. The response time is good, the interface is friendly and our tests did not reveal any type of errors or crashes.
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Creates lists of files from user-selected directories on hard disks or removable drives, while offering support for advanced filtering options
Directory Lister Pro is a professional software application that helps you generate a list of files from a user-defined location, such as a directory, CD-ROM, floppy, or USB flash drive.
Although it comes bundled with many dedicated parameters, it sports a clean and straightforward layout that provides quick access to a set of well-organized functions.
Directory Lister Pro gives you the possibility to view the files stored in a partition or directory, select multiple file locations, and include subdirectories.
The list with the generated items includes details about the filename and extension, path, size, date when the document was created, and last accessed or written, size, owner, drive volume label, and attributes, as well as a short summery about the total number of directories, files, and size.
The program comprises a useful pack of configuration settings that allow you to customize the column layout in terms of attributes, extension, type, size, or other criteria.
One of the top features bundled in Directory Lister Pro is a smart filtering system which enables you to sort the results by document properties (e.g. title, author, keywords, comments, company, number of words and pages).
Additionally, you can filter multimedia files when it comes to video, image, and audio format, length, frame rate, video and audio bitrate, number of channels, bits per frequency, tile, artist, album, genre, resolution, exposure time, ISO speed, exposure time, and other criteria.
What’s more, you can make the utility display information about the EXE files, such as file version, description, copyright, company, as well as hash values.
Directory Lister Pro lets you perform several tweaking operations related to the column and row display, such as view directory rows, hide empty folders, reveal the time in date columns, display the summery at the top or bottom of the list, and treat archives as directories.
Other notable characteristics worth mentioning allow you to print the list, send it via email, or export it to HTML, CSV, plain text file, or database file format, pick the encoding method, and select the column order (e.g. size, file version, type).
Last but not least, the tool puts at your disposal some extra filtering options and exclusion parameters for helping you sort data by a user-defined size, file extensions (e.g. JPG, MP3, WAV, AVI, PDF, DWG), and archived, compressed, hidden, read only, or system files.
All in all, Directory Lister Pro proves to be a reliable file management utility that offers a handy set of parameters which should please beginners and professionals alike.
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A powerful and reliable file manager that offers numerous features, enabling you to perform various operations, such as renaming or splitting files
Although the improvements in Windows are noticeable as the operating system has changed dramatically over the years, Explorer has remained largely untouched. If you are regularly working with files, then there is a good chance you are looking for a manager that caters more features and makes the whole process easier.
SpeedCommander is a lightweight, yet powerful tool designed to provide you with all the file management features and options required for these operations.
Following a swift installation, the program enables you to select a theme for the interface and here you have several Microsoft Office and Visual Studio versions. The interface is designed as a dual panel where you can preview and manage files easier.
The tool is quite versatile and hence, allows you to copy or format a disk, map a network drive, connect to FTP, use a built-in web browser, as well as customize the interface when it comes to toolbars, commands, keyboard shortcuts, font, and others, backup and restore settings, and much more.
You will be happy to learn that the tool supports some editing, which can come in handy when working with large chunks of data. Therefore, you can rely on SpeedEdit editor to make minor text modifications, set and use bookmarks, transform text into upper and lower care, write protect mode, print preview or use the incremental search for the queries.
The tool is also suitable for code files, as it comes with support for syntax highlighting for many formats. At the same time, the app allows you to sort folder contents on removable disks and access system restore points and shadow copies, although editing here should be done with care.
The tool addresses the modern needs of file management and this is why it enables you to synchronize files and folders based on size, content or time stamp. You can make sure that the newer files are highlighted via Italics or Bold and use filters to include or exclude data.
Lastly, SpeedCommander enables you to access your favorite cloud storage solution without having to install extra tools. According to the developer, the tool is compatible with the widely used cloud solutions, including Google Drive, Dropbox, HiDrive, BoxDrive or OneDrive Personal access.
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A suitable alternative to conventional file explorers, with support for multiple tabs, two navigation panels and a powerful search engine
Depending on the purpose a computer is used, it can get filled up with various files and folders, making it difficult to navigate and find items of interest. Even though your operating system comes equipped with search and navigation tools, other specialized applications make it all easier, with a suitable example being xplorer² Ultimate.
Packed with potential, the application offers to replace Windows Explorer right from the setup process. It's recommended that you first take it out for a spin, even though it properly functions.
The overall design is kept simple, but you still feel a little overwhelmed due to the abundance of panels, tabs and options placed at your fingertips. However, this can later on be adjusted, with the possibility to create custom menus and toolbars.
What's more, the application cleverly integrates an entry in the default context menu, letting you run a file or open a directory using the application. Helpful info is constantly displayed in the main window. Unlike your default file explorer, your workspace is split into two interactive, customizable panels.
In addition, a side panel offers a preview of the system folder structure to easily access areas of interest. Drag and drop is fully supported for an enhanced experience, as well as all entries you normally find in the context menu.
Even though there are only two panels, the application gives you the possibility to open up multiple tabs for each panel. Various filtering options let you view only specific file types or context.
The application comes equipped with more tools than just navigation, with a thorough search engine that finds target files in the blink of an eye. Moreover, you can obtain statistical views regarding space distribution, as well as mapping out subfolders and files contained in volumes or selected directories.
Taking everything into consideration, we can say that xplorer² Ultimate is a suitable candidate for replacing your preferred file explorer with an enhanced method to navigate, identify and manipulate files and folders on your hard disk drive. It's easy to use by anyone, with intuitive panels and buttons letting you quickly accommodate.
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An easy-to-use alternative to the shareware file managers on the market providing a large variety of tools to navigate and handle files as you see fit
Even though the operating system deployed on your computer features a basic navigation tool, some prefer other applications for this job. FreeCommander is a file manager that relies on the same two-panel view we've seen in other similar applications, but promising to offer a bunch of other very handy utilities.
The application features a very clean and user-friendly interface, and that's indeed a very important fact since it's supposed to be aimed at beginners and experienced users alike.
Although there are a few things to be improved here and there, such as the drive icons that seem to be too cramped underneath the toolbar, FreeCommander remains an easy to use application.
While right clicking on a folder or file opens the traditional Windows Context Menu, FreeCommander boasts a number of tools, including a built-in compression tool that handles ZIP, CAB and RAR files.
In addition, FreeCommander allows you to create and verify MD5 checksums, wipe or split files, connect to a network drive, open a command prompt window, take a desktop screenshot, run a user-defined application, as well as synchronize and compare folders.
The built-in FTP client can be configured with just a few clicks as long as you know all the settings, but FreeCommander impresses mostly thanks to the superior customization level it provides. You can defined a key shortcut for basically every single tiny action that can be performed within FreeCommander, including the common copy, paste, delete and move operations.
Each panel view is highly customizable straight from the main window, with multiple modes at your disposal, including list, details, custom columns, large and small icons, thumbnails and quick view.
Overall, FreeCommander is undoubtedly one of the best file managers on the market, and with some improvements, it could easily fight for the supremacy of this particular software category. However, the application receives constant updates, so if you're using it and are experiencing issues there's still hope.
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View and manage the contents of four folders at the same time, transfer files easily and increase your overall productivity, with this nifty application
Choosing to manually clean your computer or sort out files of various types can be a pain and a time-consuming process. However, it all becomes a lot easier with the help of specialized applications such as Q-Dir. It gives you the possibility to manage files and folders from a single window, for a more practical approach on file management.
The application comes in an incredibly light package, the setup process taking roughly a couple of seconds from the moment you press “Install”. Moreover, it does not put any pressure on your computer, because it takes up little space on your hard disk drive and uses a barely noticeable amount of resources.
The interface is kept simple, with the upper toolbar providing necessary navigation buttons, all other features being found under the file menu so that it does not make the design feel crowded.
You are able to split the workspace in up to 4 different panels for an enhanced experienced. There are several preset layouts you can select and even have them resized to suit your needs. Additionally, the application lets you open new tabs, so to each of the existing explorer panels you can add as many tabs as you consider, greatly enhancing possibilities.
All default context menu options are available so you can manage your files. The computer's power options are also put at your disposal. Moreover, you can enable a tree view of your disk drive for each of the explorer panels.
In case you want to make it better blend in with your desktop, there are even several available color themes to choose from. Unfortunately, you cannot create your own theme, but it's not necessarily a problem because changing default color can get a little disturbing for your eyes.
Taking everything into consideration, we can say that Q-Dir is a practical application overall and it manages to live up to expectations. It may not be as fully packed as Total Commander but it might convince you to keep it around once you give it a try.
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Tabbed file manager that you can use to organize files and directories with ease, saving your settings to XML file format for later use
Tablacus Explorer is an open-source file manager designed to help you organize the contents of your folders.
The ZIP package includes both the 32- and 64-bit versions of the program. You don’t need to install the utility on your system as it’s portable. You may run it by simply opening the executable file and copy it on portable media devices like USB flash drives.
The user interface is straightforward and you should get used to working with this program in no time. It’s easy to switch between multiple folders thanks to its built-in tabbed support.
There are multiple customization options included in this program by the developer and all off them prove to be extremely useful for users who need to view and organize their documents and folders.
You may select how the folders should be displayed into the main window in terms of large, medium or small icons, details, tiles or content. It also features a built-in search engine that can help you look for files and folders.
Moreover, it is possible to select how the items from a specified folder should be displayed into the main window in terms of name, type, size, account name, attributes, attachments, authors, business fax, company and so many other options.
Folders and files may be sorted or grouped by name, type, size and date when they were last modified. The app is able to automatically remember your tab setup if you close it and allows you to copy or move items to different locations and save the settings to XML file format so you can import data in the future.
The program’s functionality can be boosted with the aid of add-ons, which can be installed directly from its interface. With the aid of plugins you can customize mouse buttons and gestures, hotkeys and address bar, split a window into 6 frames, apply multi-process file operations, and show full path.
Furthermore, the app allows you to customize menus, tabs (style, alignment, size, position), keys and mouse gestures. Compared to the GUI, which looks intuitive and easy to decode, the configuration panel may leave less experienced users completely puzzled. There are online tips that you can count on for performing the tweaks but a thorough help manual is still needed.
Overall, Tablacus Explorer is a handy tool that can help you manage your files and folders pretty quickly. The multi-tabbed support really makes the difference, as you do not need to keep multiple Windows Explorer panels opened.
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Manage files in a more efficient and arguably more satisfying fashion with the help of this modern UWP take on the Windows Explorer
We think most of us can agree that Windows 10 is the best iteration of Microsoft’s OS by far, despite its various perceived or more or less subjective drawbacks. By extension, it also means that Windows 10’s Explorer is also the best.
Truth be told, the File Explorer has not evolved all that much over the last few years, which left many more advanced users wanting a more efficient way of managing files. And, while there are various good file managers out there that can lend a helping hand, most of them look more at home on Windows XP.
That’s not the case with Files, a super stylish, modern-looking, and very practical take on what the future File Explorer might look and feel. It’s a community-driven, open-source project that includes enough Fluent Design elements to keep users who also value nice aesthetic happy.
Besides its modern and rather stylish GUI, the best thing about Files is just how intuitive it is. Working with the app feels a lot more empowering and rewarding than relying on the “basic” Explorer, without really feeling like a third-party app that was not developed by Microsoft.
Since we’re on the subject of GUI, the app employs a basic layout with a tab bar at the top of the main window, followed by a basic menu bar underneath, a navigation pane with Forward and Back buttons, a path/address bar, a search, two adjacent sections such as Locations and Drives, and the Preview/Details pane.
Files also comes with a couple of very useful functions that are currently missing from the classic File Explorer. The first and most important feature is, of course, the fact that the app allows users to open new instances (tabs) from the ribbon menu. The main drawback, however, with this feature is that the tabs can’t be configured and managed with the same flexibility as those from web browsers.
Other useful features include the ability to navigate to the parent directory (via the UP button) on the toolbar, the ability to add favorite locations, to choose between various nice layout models, and personalize the GUI by selecting one of the two provided themes: Dark and Light.
Furthermore, from the Preferences section, users can also replace common locations (such as Desktop, Downloads, Documents, Pictures, Music, Videos) with others of their choice.
To conclude, this is a very promising project that could become fairly popular with the right improvements. Currently, even though the app is still in its early days, it does offer a few improvements over the basic Explorer which should be enough for some users, especially those who are looking for a look-alike that has support for tabs. Users who like the idea can check out the project’s GitHub repository and even support the whole endeavor with bug reports and possible new good ideas.
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Tabbed file manager with powerful content manipulation options, advanced search and preview functionality, all to ease your daily tasks
Tired of the default Windows Explorer? Well, not many can say that, as the Explorer is just taken for granted, without users focusing too much on it. Still, if you are digging through files and folders every day and the Explorer starts to look unappealing, you can change that. XYplorer offers you an alternative way to sift through your files and folders.
At first sight, XYplorer may look like a shrunken version of the basic one. However, investing a couple of minutes into it will reveal an intricate application that provides the user with tabbed browsing, a new and improved file search feature, tons of customization options and automatic tasks, together with superior response times.
On top of that, shortcuts and hotkeys can be employed at will and not too much different from the default Explorer ones. Each item on the toolbar that supports hotkeys will have the combination displayed on the same row. On the flip side, if you are new to shortcuts, having to learn them all might take a big chunk of your time. Still, that might be worth it, as your productivity will be positively impacted in the end.
For those who prefer to program the app and then lay back and watch it work, there is good news. XYplorer's script support is not a hidden thing. In fact, there is a dedicated forum on this subject, where users can discuss and share all types of scripts. Strings and commands can be easily found and debated with other forum members. Just visit the app's home page and check out the Support section.
XYplroer strives to bring a fresh feel to the mundane Windows Explorer, particularly for individuals who prefer to move items or jump to directories quicker or employ the use of scripted tasks, as well as for those who simply wish to experiment with a new explorer system.
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