CFi ShellToys has been talked about many times in our forum, but it doesn't seem to have a thread of its own, so I am starting this new thread, merely to tell that ShellToys has been updated to version 7.3. I use ShellToys many times a day, and have done so for some years; It makes life easier ;-)
You get 54 shell extensions
, and 25 shell tools
, and a Control Panel
, and a tabbed CFi Explorer
£20 (approx. USD $33, EUR €23), after annoying "system ID"-procedure.
45-days trial. http://www.cfishelltoys.com/
Changes and additions in ShellToys 7.3.0:
Clipboard+ now supports Rich Text (RTF) clipboard content, and pastes formatted text when the Paste To Window option is used (if the target window supports RTF).
Clipboard+ can now paste graphics as well as text directly to another window.
Clipboard+ now allows text/RTF clips to be edited.
Batch Rename adds a new renaming tool — the ability to rename MP3/WMA files based on their audio-tag details.
Batch Rename now includes a 'Quick Preview' area to provide live feedback about the resulting new names as you change options.
CFi Explorer adds a number of small improvements: optional close buttons on tabs; clearer feedback when drag-reordering tabs; an easy option to reopen a closed tab; an option to clear folder history on exit; an option to close all tabs but the current tab; a tab can be closed by middle-clicking it.
If CFi Explorer receives a notification to open a particular folder in a new tab, it now checks whether that folder is already open and, if it is, switches to the appropriate tab rather than duplicating it.
In CFi Explorer you can now use Back/Forward buttons on your mouse or keyboard rather than clicking the Back/Forward toolbar buttons or keyboard shortcuts.
In CFi Explorer, if you enable the option to include an 'Open in CFi Explorer' item on the context menus of drives and folders, those folders will be opened in the existing CFi Explorer window rather than a new window.
Browse Media and Play Media Album add a new, shared 'skiplist' feature, allowing you to skip audio tracks you prefer not to play.
The audio tag editors in Browse Media and the Media Info window now provide support for a wider number of common tags including Comment, Composer, Publisher and AlbumArtist.
Browse Media now lists more information about individual audio tracks when the folder contains a compilation of tracks from different albums.
In Convert Audio Files the option to convert to/from Ogg Vorbis format has been removed (temporarily, we hope).
Fixes a bug in which ShellToys' audio components would be unable to play (or retrieve information about) some 320kbps MP3 files.
Change Date & Time has been redesigned to provide an easier and neater way to select dates and times. In addition, for single images containing EXIF information, the creation/modification date can be set to match the EXIF 'Date taken' tag.
In Change Date & Time, hold Ctrl and drag-drop a file into the window, and the creation/modification fields will be populated with the datetimes of the dropped file.
Split File (and its file reassembler) and Shred File are rewritten to process files considerably faster, and to support multi-gigabyte files.
Shortcut Target supports the new Pinned Site Shortcut (.website) files introduced by Internet Explorer 9.
Run With Parameters now includes the (obvious, but previously-missing) option to run an application with administrator privileges.
The Shut Down menu now includes a 'Switch User' option in Windows XP and higher.
Fixes a bug in Clipboard+ in which searching for clips (Ctrl+F or F3) could fail.
Fixes a bug in Clipboard+ in which the wrong window might be targeted when pasting a clip if the Clipboard+ window were pinned open.
Fixes a bug in Resize Images in which the resized image could be slightly smaller than it should be.
Fixes a variety of other small-but-annoying bugs, and adds numerous other improvements and redesigns.