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Which File Manager do you rely on in Windows?

Windows Explorer
Directory Opus
Total Commander
XYPlorer
xplorer2
Altap/Servant Salamander
Frigate
Speed Commander
AB Commander
Haven't decided yet.
Other
Variety is the spice of life - I use mutliple File Managers!!
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Jibz

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #450 on: September 26, 2010, 04:33:40 AM »
Those of you who know me, will understand that the addition of a new scripting feature in XYplorer has moved this file manager up the list somewhat. From the beta change log:

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    + Scripting got a new command.
      Name:   makecoffee
      Action: Makes a good cup of coffee.
      Syntax: makecoffee
      Example:
        ::makecoffee;
      Remarks:
        Call again for another cup.
:-*

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #451 on: September 26, 2010, 08:27:34 AM »
Still waiting for freeCommander 2010 BTW... looks promising.

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #452 on: September 26, 2010, 02:52:46 PM »
Those of you who know me, will understand that the addition of a new scripting feature in XYplorer has moved this file manager up the list somewhat. From the beta change log:

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    + Scripting got a new command.
      Name:   makecoffee
      Action: Makes a good cup of coffee.
      Syntax: makecoffee
      Example:
        ::makecoffee;
      Remarks:
        Call again for another cup.
:-*


Where is the givemeabagelwithmycoffee command :D

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #453 on: September 26, 2010, 04:33:06 PM »
Still waiting for freeCommander 2010 BTW... looks promising.

I'm curious how the Gui will be.  I expect he's using Lazarus since the 32 bit was Delphi.



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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #454 on: September 27, 2010, 01:54:28 AM »
I'm curious how the Gui will be.  I expect he's using Lazarus since the 32 bit was Delphi.
http://freecommander.com/fc_beta_en.htm
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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #455 on: October 21, 2012, 08:56:02 AM »
Just to add some more to this discussion (although a bit late), I found new file manager Desk & Archive. It is a little bit different than other file managers mentioned here, but might be better suited for average users.

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #456 on: October 21, 2012, 08:57:52 AM »
Neat. Any complete screenshot?

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #457 on: October 21, 2012, 09:11:00 AM »
http://www.softpedia...reenshot-215127.html

I would not download from here though.

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #458 on: October 21, 2012, 09:11:41 AM »
Eww. OK, thanks.  ;D

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #459 on: October 21, 2012, 06:23:54 PM »
There is also this screenshot: screenshot.png
http://www.deskandar...mages/screenshot.png

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #460 on: October 21, 2012, 07:42:48 PM »
  I got hooked on CubicExplorer (free) and haven't looked back.  I've never used any of the others, so I can't say which is better.

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #461 on: October 21, 2012, 08:04:47 PM »
I found new file manager
Now, did you? And you kindly decided to share it with the whole world:

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ivanii about 24 hours ago

 There is also new software, Desk & Archive (link removed by philb66) which automatically creates tab in situation you have mentioned, so it might be the solution for you.

Are you affiliated with the software? (highlight mine)
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Administrative Contact:
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      Bulevar Zorana Djindjica 166/76
      Beograd, NONE 11070
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      Phone: +381.1112674619
      Email:deskandarchive@gmail.com

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #462 on: October 22, 2012, 02:34:34 AM »
I am sorry for mistake of not properly disclosing everything as I did in some other posts (however you can see that I am not hiding anything as I did not sign with fake email or username (this is also my username in many forums), as you have noticed).

To fully disclose:
I have created this application as I was not satisfied with current solutions, I am doing another job half time and using this application every day in work, so I believe that I have right to talk as user and not just developer. The question was which file manager you use, so I believe that it is not off-topic to say what I am using. However, verb "found" I used is very vague and should have been replaced with something more clear, and again that is mistake and if you prefer you may delete my post because of that, though I don't think it is off-topic.

I found new file manager
Now, did you? And you kindly decided to share it with the whole world:

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ivanii about 24 hours ago

 There is also new software, Desk & Archive (link removed by philb66) which automatically creates tab in situation you have mentioned, so it might be the solution for you.

Are you affiliated with the software? (highlight mine)
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Administrative Contact:
      LABSII DOO
      Ivan Icin
      Bulevar Zorana Djindjica 166/76
      Beograd, NONE 11070
      RS
      Phone: +381.1112674619
      Email:deskandarchive@gmail.com


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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #463 on: October 22, 2012, 07:44:48 AM »
However, verb "found" I used is very vague and should have been replaced with something more clear, and again that is mistake and if you prefer you may delete my post because of that, though I don't think it is off-topic.

I shall politely remark that the word "Found" is not as vague as you think. Users Find programs. (Or commission them!) A developer cannot possibly Find his own program. (Unless we're talking about a nice bottle of something, at which point when you wake up in the morning you "Find" that you apparently created something!  :)   )

The problem is that "Find" is the favorite word used by SEO people, who pretend to be ordinary users, then turn out to have a vested interest.

Just any of the "wrote/created" type words is fine.

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #464 on: October 22, 2012, 07:45:54 AM »
Oh, I randomly find my software on obscure third-party websites too.

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #465 on: October 22, 2012, 07:47:09 AM »
Oh, I randomly find my software on obscure third-party websites too.

Heh no, that's called "Discovering Copyright Infringement".  :)  I'd be more nervous if those sites have programs that *claim* that you wrote them and you have never heard of them before!  :o

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #466 on: October 22, 2012, 07:47:42 AM »
Not unless it is actually copyrighted.

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #467 on: October 22, 2012, 07:49:04 AM »
Not unless it is actually copyrighted.

It is. All works of any kind (sufficiently creative, etc etc) are copyrighted from the sub-picosecond of their existence (in the US and the signatory countries of the related treaties.) So yes, it's copyrighted. That automatic copyright is a big part of the fuel of my copyright-reform rants.

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #468 on: October 22, 2012, 07:51:19 AM »
Actually it is not. The number of fucks I give concerning US-American laws equals a number smaller than or equal to 0.
And I am pretty sure that neither the GPL nor the BSD license (or, randomly, the WTFPL) are actual copyright licenses.

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #469 on: October 22, 2012, 08:04:35 AM »
Actually it is not. The number of fucks I give concerning US-American laws equals a number smaller than or equal to 0.
And I am pretty sure that neither the GPL nor the BSD license (or, randomly, the WTFPL) are actual copyright licenses.

In your country, you may be right, creating an apples and cantaloupe situation. Where are you based out of?

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #470 on: October 22, 2012, 08:05:56 AM »
Good old Germany, where software patents are illegal.  :P

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #471 on: October 22, 2012, 08:10:46 AM »
Good old Germany, where software patents are illegal.  :P

All hail our German Overlords! You have won a CD single of a Roland Kaiser Song! :P

However I *did* say that I was talking Copyright and not Patent. The source code of a program is definitely copyrighted to some extent. (Does Germany have the same Instant-Protection or do you have to register it?)

IP is such a mess. :(

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #472 on: October 22, 2012, 08:15:06 AM »
Germany has something similar to a "copyright" to some extent. Once you have created something, you will always be its creator.

But only the creator! This does not mean that others will have to ask you for your permission to do anything unless your chosen license enforces that. (Licenses that can't be read before the installation of a software are invalid here, so actually we didn't even have to obey the Microsoft EULA for a couple of years.) My work is never "copyrighted" in terms of © - everyone has the right to copy it. :)

You are right, we're not talking about patents here. I just wanted to add this so you become jealous. Did it work?

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #473 on: October 22, 2012, 08:46:56 AM »
To fully disclose:
I have created this application as I was not satisfied with current solutions, I am doing another job half time and using this application every day in work ...

there's also the Announce Your Software/Service/Product section.
Generally here, being a creator is something positive :up:
Tom

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Re: What's your preferred File Manager
« Reply #474 on: October 22, 2012, 08:51:07 AM »
The problem is that "Find" is the favorite word used by SEO people, who pretend to be ordinary users, then turn out to have a vested interest.

Just any of the "wrote/created" type words is fine.
I fully agree with last one. And that's wording I used on some other sites. Again if anyone thinks that this is off-topic, I will delete post. From my point of view, I am the passionate user of this application, and though I have conflict of interest that I am also creator, I don't think that I cannot say that, people may try it and some may like it, some may not.

And also, I haven't posted any links to third party sites, someone else did it after me, hopefully he will reply here. Though I don't think that Softpedia is obscure site, that is wrong information, actually it is one of top 5 download sites... I am unsure if any site other than download.com is more popular.

If you are suspicious, I am not affiliated with Softpedia in any possible way except that Desk & Archive is listed there, as it is on many other download sites :)