Thursday, August 07, 2008

Q-Dir 3 - Everything Windows Explorer should be

Windows Explorer may seem nifty when you first tried a Windows machine, but by now you probably chafe at its limitations. If not, you should. Here's a list of some of its features from their web site:

Favorites:
Quick access to most often used folders.

Drag&Drop:
Move files by dragging in Q-views, and other programs such as MS Explorer.

Clipboard:
Copy/ Paste between the Q-Dir directory views, and other programs such as MS Explorer.

Folder-Type:
ZIP-, FTP-,cabinet-,network-, system - folders, shortcuts ...

Views:
Large icons, tiles, list, detail, thumbnail (Vista: extra large symbols) .

Export:
to XLS, CSV, TXT, HTML.

Popup Menus:
Desktop, My Computer.

Screen magnifier:
anything on the screen can be enlarged.

Color Filter:
Different colors for different item types (e.g. *.log;*.txt).

Highlight-Filter:
Effective way for fast items highlighting.

File-Filter:
Allows for quick and easy filtering of the items.

Columns:
All columns support, and save function .

Quick-Links:
For fast folder access.

Folder-Select:
Fast & flexible folder selection address-bar/ desktop menu/ my-computer menu/...

Multi-INI:
Several INI files for Q-Dir.

Tree-View:
Simple and quadruple.

Preview:
Allows a quick preview.

Portable:
from 2.77 Q-Dir
is portable.


Still need convincing? Q-Dir comes recommended by PCWorld.

Q-Dir

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