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Multi Commander (32-bit) for Windows

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Key Details of Multi Commander (32-bit)

  • Manage files with multi-tabbed, dual panel commander with many features and plugins.
  • Last updated on 7/22/2015
  • There have been 3 updates

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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

With its useful features and accessible interface, Multi Commander offers a viable alternative to Windows Explorer. In most areas this app is an improvement over the default PC file explorer, though being forced to use it alongside the latter is annoying.

Pros

Feature-packed: Multi Commander offers many more features than Windows Explorer, including tabbed browsing and a dual panel display that add more functionality and increase the ease of use of your file manager. One particularly helpful feature is the ability to assign hot keys for operations, speeding up routine file management tasks. Another useful feature allows you to copy a filepath with just one click of the appropriate button.

Built-in archive support: The integrated ZIP and RAR compatibility allows you to conveniently ZIP and UNZIP archives within the file manager without having to install a dedicated archiving software.

Cons

Conflicts with the default file manager: There is no way to set Multi Commander as the default file manager over Windows Explorer. Process Explorer, an alternative to Task Manager, does allow an override of the default setting over the Windows standard, so we know this is possible. For the sake of convenience, the developers of Multi Commander need to figure out how to do it.

Bottom Line

If you're dissatisfied with the lack of features of the default file explorer on your PC, you should definitely give Multi Commander a go. It could do with more polish, but even in its current form we recommend it as a ready and able replacement for Windows Explorer.


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
July 22, 2015
Latest update
July 22, 2015
Version
5.1.1.1926
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 10, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
2,248
Downloads Last Week
1

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Developer's Description

Manage files with multi-tabbed, dual panel commander with many features and plugins.

Multi Commander is a multi-tabbed file manager that is an alternative to the standard Windows Explorer. It uses efficient dual-panel layout. And has everything you need in your daily work with files to make you work fast and efficient. It has all the standard features like a file manager has like copy, move, rename, view. But Multi Commanders big strength is the special features that allow you to do advanced task with ease. Like Auto-unpacking, Auto-sorting, Browse inside archives, Workspace support, Scripting, Searching. And it allows you to do everything from the keyboard.