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SOCKShell for Windows

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Key Details of SOCKShell

  • Expand and enhance the Windows Explorer context menu.
  • Last updated on August 24, 2015
  • There have been 9 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

Editors' Review

Download.com staff
Add more options to manage files and folders with this easy-to-use application. Access SOCKShell's Preferences to find a simple tabbed window to view display and context menu settings. The program includes 10 options you can add to SOCKShell's menu, which is found when you right-click on any file or folder. Options include full path copying, editing with a specific text editor, creating a new folder, and opening a command prompt. You also can create your own options and specify their placement on the menu. This is an easy-to-use program for intermediate users and above looking for a way to customize file and folder-management options.

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Full Specifications

January 26, 2005
Latest update
August 24, 2015
Operating System
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 10, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads
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Developer's Description

Expand and enhance the Windows Explorer context menu.

SOCKShell enhances Windows Explorer context menu (displayed when you right click on an item) by adding new predefined options and allowing you to add any number of your own options, both to the main context menu and to the SOCKShell submenu. Predefined options include Analyse Pascal source code, Explore in a new window, Copy the full path, Edit with Wordpad, Edit with Notepad, Open a Command Prompt, Set file attributes, Set file date and time.

Version 1.3 includes new options and better compatibility.