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Great file manager for Windows


Total Commander (former Wincmd) is a file manager for Windows, a tool like the Explorer or file manager, which comes with windows. But Total Commander uses a different approach : it has two fixed windows, which makes copying files much easier.

Total Commander is shareware. The shareware version is freely distributable, as long as it is unchanged !

Here some key features of Total Commander:

  • Long filename support (up to 1022 characters on NT-based systems)
  • FTP client to transfer files over the Internet
  • Direct access to Network Neighborhood (without mounting a drive)
  • Directory history list, supports 'go back' and 'go forward'
  • Directory hotlist (configurable bookmark menu) - CTRL+D
  • Split/Combine big files
  • Encode/Decode files in UUE, XXE and MIME format
  • New flat look (old 3d look configurable)
  • Supports Drag & Drop with the mouse
  • Drag&drop from and to explorer and the desktop.
  • Extended copying, moving, renaming and deleting of entire trees.
  • Compare files by content
  • Copy and pack in the background (separate thread)
  • Synchronize two directories or a ZIP archive and a directory
  • Bitmap viewer in lister
  • Print in lister
  • Restore selection with NUM /
  • Archives are handled like subdirectories. You can easily copy files to and from archives. The appropriate archiver program is automatically called. ZIP packer/unpacker built-in.
  • Internal unpacker for ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, CAB, RAR and ACE. Plugins are available on
  • Start menu (User-defined commands).
  • Configurable button bar.
  • Command line for the simple starting of programs with parameters.
  • Enhanced search function with full text search even inside archives.
  • File search for duplicate files
  • Built in file viewer (F3) to view files of ANY SIZE in hex, binary or text format, using either the ASCII- (DOS) or the ANSI- (Windows) character set.
  • Internal ZIP packer.
  • Copy files directly from one archive to another
  • Direct cable connection through the parallel port
  • Powerful multi-rename tool
  • Print directories, subdirectories and whole trees
  • Background transfer manager for long operations
  • Unicode support in most functions
  • Support for file names of up to 1022 characters length


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