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The total commander is convenient to use both with the mouse and exclusively using the keyboard. But using only the keyboard gives it a big increase in the speed of work because you do not aim at your mouse. You need some time to get used to it, but it's really worth it. See More
a gtreat manager can select 1 to 4 pains and transfer between them never had any trouble with it See More
Ranger allows the use of various scripts for calling on individual or multiple files, for file previews, or for other operations. This allows for in-terminal full colour previews of images and videos. You can even call external scripts or chain shell commands from the primary interface. See More
Any improvements to the software are happening at a glacial pace which is making this software more and more outdated for a long time now. Only a few minor improvements a year. User suggestions for improvements are routinely rejected or explained away. As for suggesting new features -- you'll quickly abandon all hope. Only realistic reason to visit their support forums (http://netez.com/bbs/) is to read Kilmatead's posts -- for anything else prepare to be disappointed. UPDATE (and slightly offtopic): Kilmatead seems no longer active on the forums, so the next best thing is xplorer2 blog: https://www.zabkat.com/blog/index.htm which seems to often feature interesting technical topics. See More
The interface is essentially unchanged since it's Windows XP days, with very little customization possible. Organization of features is convoluted, with some simple ones, like individual icons to quickly switch views missing. i used and licensed for years but the stagnant cluttered design finally made me drop to program. See More
A free version of the program is available, xplorer² lite. However it is very light on features, and will display a prompt if a feature is selected that isn't available in the Lite version. The full program is $29.95 for advanced and $49.95 for max power. See More
IMHO the name of the program is misleading, because to get the 64 bit version you must donate. Furthermore the source code is NOT available, so it isn't true free software. I use Windows and Linux machines, so I prefer software that runs natively on both platforms (e.g. like DoubleCommander). See More
I'm using it for about a year. Can't work without it. The most the most significant advantages are customizability, coloring filters and scripting system. Scripts can easily replace many cmd/vbs scripts and some tools. The only disadvantage for me was it's a bit complicated when customizing, but this is warranted by its power. See More
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PowerDesk 9 has this really neat annoyance that causes it to go back to its (current?) mothership and request that you re-enter the serial number so that you can continue using the program. It's hard to determine what causes this program to do this, but it does happen. If the serial number re-entry doesn't work, and oftentimes it doesn't, Tech Support recommends that you uninstall the program, then go to the Tech support website to get the "latest" edition that supposed to reinstall with the original serial number, but it doesn't work. This was once a great program but now VCOM owns them and no sign of updates, corrections, bug fixes, even low level customer notices. See More
Clover/FE would crash if I used right click in the left pane. See More
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