Xplorer2 Professional

Xplorer2 Professional

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.7
out of 210 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.5
  • Total Downloads:
    246,328
  • Date Added:
    May 28, 2014
  • File Size:
    1.96MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    18
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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Eat your heart out, Windows Explorer. This powerhouse file manager beats the pants off Microsoft's built-in utility on almost every count. Start with the interface: Xplorer2 lets you browse two or more folders in one window using panes (as in Total Commander or FAR) and tabs.

You can save several window layouts and quickly switch among them when necessary. Visual filters let you more easily navigate overcrowded directories. Selecting several files is a breeze, since you don't have to hold down the Ctrl key. Xplorer2's tweaks aren't limited to the interface, either. You can rename multiple files at once, split and merge files, synchronize folders, and shred data to prevent recovery.

The program supports NTFS hard links (which are more powerful than shortcuts, allowing you, for instance, to move the source file without breaking a link). An enhanced DOS command line lets you create scripts for processing file batches. All in all, there's a good chance you won't go back to Windows Explorer once you get a look at Xplorer2.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Best program ever"

October 12, 2014  |  By magnum2tom

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.5

Pros

Easy to use

Cons

none than I have experienced

Summary

Love the program

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5 stars

"Superb Power Tool for File Management"

December 23, 2013  |  By JHolsapple

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.4

Pros

Seriously designed for full control and expedient manipulation of files. Shortcuts like CTL R for "Refresh" are a breath of fresh air. (Why Windows Explorer still uses F5 to refresh after 25 years is a mystery to me.) Split- and tabbed- screens interface, along with multiple Xplorer2 instances, make it a breeze to work in 20+ directories, something I do often.

Cons

Novices beware. This is a 230VAC, 5HP power tool. It can be dangerous. Expect a bit of a learning curve before you'll be proficient enough to blast through thick walls of files.

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5 stars

"xplorer2 - User-friendly, Powerful and Lots of Features"

December 17, 2013  |  By donharmon

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.4

Pros

The shortcomings of Windows Explorer, the native Windows file manager, are likely well known to you. A superb replacement is xplorer2. Inexpensive, xplorer2 really shines when you need to work with multiple drives, folders and files. You can open multiple view panes and then click on multiple folders and files, while keeping all your view panes open and visible. Xplorer2 has tabbed browsing, the handy tabs adding great flexibility.

Xplorer is mature and highly developed. It is thus not only very stable but offers a dizzying array of handy extra features. Two of my favorites are the search and find tools. Combining these tools with the slick file management, you can make quick work of reorganizing the mess that your drive(s) may have become!

Finally, the interface is highly customizable. You can color your folders, for example, and alter your layout and view panes to suit the way you work. In short, this is an invaluable program that does many things superbly at an affordable price.

Cons

The program has endless tutorials, videos, local help and on-line help. These are more than enough for you to master the program. But I wish it had a beginner mode, so pointing to a button or action would pop up a balloon explaining what it can do and how to do it, if you ask for more detail. This "Con" is petty, but it is hard to find Cons with this program!

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5 stars

"The best file explorer for Win"

December 13, 2013  |  By soadfanbg

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.4

Pros

Varied set of useful tools. My personal favorites are custom shortcuts mini-scrap panel, quick filter (autofilter button on toolbar) and tab feature. You can create and save many layouts for different jobs, custom commands. You can create filters for colored files, based on different properties and so on

Cons

May be little bit complicated options menu.

Summary

Once you get used to it, you can't even think about stop using it

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5 stars

"A Must Have Program"

November 07, 2013  |  By Almedfa3

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.4

Pros

Best explorer replacement, Plenty of options and shortcuts. Easy to use and powerful features.
Liked the duplicate finder option.
Full of features that I can't mention them all.

Cons

price the only disadvantage so far

Summary

Really recommended as default file manager and as a must programs for daily usage

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5 stars

"Powerful tabbed dual-pane file manager."

July 03, 2013  |  By key_r

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.3.0.1

Pros

I have been looking for a decent replacement windows explorer for months, I have tested many ones (QDir, Total Commander and others), without much satisfaction. I finally found Xplorer2, that replacing the windows explorer with laurels and still has many additional features - dual-pane, multi-tab, sync, robust search etc.- I need to work with many text files as pdf, doc, msg, txt, xls and others, and I need a lot of agility. The Xplorer2 makes your work with mastery! And have one of the best User Manual that I ever seen, very detail and full of screenshots.

Cons

There are so many options, that to understand the more advanced it takes an additional dedication, but after that your day becomes much more productive.

Summary

I strongly recomend the use of this software for all who need agility in manipulating files.

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5 stars

"Excellent explorer tool"

June 13, 2013  |  By jimmyking2013

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.3.0.1

Pros

Dual-pane is very useful, with it, i no longer need to open to many windows. Searching files is simple too.
It is very esay to use, more beautiful than Total Commander.

Cons

The price is a little high. If the author can offer discount, i will pay for the lifetime update.

Summary

xplorer2 is the most popular file manager, it is useful and easy to use.

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5 stars

"Excellent Product!"

May 19, 2013  |  By zzzzk

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.3.0.1

Pros

Highly useful. Has great tabs feature so you can go back and forth easily between folders. Has great bookmark feature. Very customizable. I would highly recommend it.

Cons

I have not found any.

Summary

Far more useful than the regular windows explorer.

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5 stars

""Program extramamente effective and productive""

May 15, 2013  |  By wilsonlima

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.3.0.1

Pros

Program for easy handling. Incredibly resourceful and shortcuts. Special mention to the search tool. There are also panels totally intercambiaves. The program incorporates the Windows 7 and other windows programs. It is a great productivity tool, outperforming the Explorer / Windows on multiple counts.

Cons

Price is a bit high and the search for words in files can be improved.

Summary

I have seen several such software, but never with so many resources available. Recommend to the author just create a user profile, including your preferences layout and colors. This profile could be saved and used in other versions of the product.

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5 stars

"Incredibly easy to use. Best explorer replacement!"

March 24, 2013  |  By bkrsrb

 |  Version: Xplorer2 Professional 2.3.0.1

Pros

Easy to install, use and make useable windows Explorer. Used it for several days and found it to be better than Directory Opus, Total Commander and anything else I have tried for years.

Cons

Price is bit high

Summary

I would buy this software long before I would buy any other software of the type.
Thank for making a product that lives up to ones expectations. I installed it and before you know it I was using all of it's various explorer replacement utilities.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.5
Version 2.5 has a more complete explorer replacement mode.
General
Publisher Zavarakatranemia
Publisher web site http://zabkat.com
Release Date May 11, 2014
Date Added May 28, 2014
Version 2.5
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows NT, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 98, Windows 7, Windows Me
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.96MB
File Name xplorer2_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 246,328
Downloads Last Week 18
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 21-day trial
Price $29.95

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