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USB Swiss Army Knife: Free Commander

Created: 01 Nov 2009 • Updated: 28 Sep 2011
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Freecommander is a useful Windows explorer portable alternative, this freeware tool is a easy and small file manager ( 2,4 MB) with lots of advanced and helpful features. It can be used to manage local computer and also configure network location or an FTP drive.  Other interesting feature is about the international support, in fact It supports 38 multiple languages for program and help files Language and help files.
Features :

  • Dual-panel technology – horizontal and vertical
  • Tabbed interface
  • Optional tree view for each panel
  • Built in file viewer to view files in hex, binary, text or image format
  • File viewer inside archives too
  • Built in archive handling: ZIP (read, write), CAB (read, write), RAR (read)
  • Nested archive handling
  • Built in FTP client
  • Easy access to system folders, control panel, desktop and start menu
  • Copy, move, delete, rename files and folders
  • Multi rename tool
  • Wipe files
  • Create and verify MD5 checksums
  • File splitting
  • File properties and context menu
  • Calculation of folder size
  • Folder comparison / synchronization
  • Modification of file date and attributes
  • Folder / program favorites
  • File searching (inside archive too)
  • File filters for display
  • User defined columns for detailed view
  • DOS command line
  • Multiple language  support


License: Freecommander is a freeware software and it can be used for private and professional purposes.

FreeCommander links : FreeCommander (website ) ,  Download U3, Portable, Zip, MSI  ( Download page )

See also others USB Swiss Army Knife tools described in these posts :