File Managers Category

Linux Reader – DiskInternals

Linux Reader

Linux Reader by DiskInternals is a Free handy disk management tool that can also be made to bring with you and run portably from a USB flash drive. Linux Reader allows Windows users to utilize a familiar Explorer to read or extract information from various filesystems such as Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, ReiserFS, HFS, HFS+, NTFS, FAT, and exFAT. It can also mount vMware, VirtualPC, VirtualBox, and Parallels disk images.

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XyplorerFree Portable File Manager

XyplorerFree Portable File Manager

XyplorerFree is an awesome little Portable File Manager for Windows created by  Cologne Code Company. This Portable File Manager comes packed with features such as advanced file search filters, multilevel undo, multiple preview panes, animated gif preview, duplicate file finder, batch renaming, zip support, secure delete beyond recovery (wipe), and more. Best of all it’s completely portable.

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Remove Empty Directories – RED

Remove Empty Directories

RED is a Free and Portable Tool created by Jonas John that helps reduce clutter by batch deleting empty folders! It can be used to quickly and easily find and ultimately batch delete empty folders or directories. RED works by recursively scanning for empty folders and then enables you to delete them all at once. RED supports multiple delete modes, individual folders can be ignored, filters can be used, and empty files can optionally be deleted.

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Compare Text Files – TableTextCompare

Table Text Compare

Table Text Compare is a Free Portable Text Comparision Tool created by NirSoft. It can be used to quickly and easily compare two text files line by line. It might be used to compare, find, and list the differences between two text files. The differences are listed in the output window, and comparison reports can be exported  and saved into a text file.

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Base64 Decoder

Base64 Decoder

Base64 Decoder is a Free and Portable Tool created by Tim Rohlfs. It can be used to decode attachments found in email files. For example, I used it as a Windows Live Mail Attachment Extractor to decode Windows Live Mail .eml email files, and save or extract those Base 64 encoded email attachments to another location.

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Automated File Management Software – Belvedere

Belevedre - Automated File Manager

Belvedere is an awesome little Automated File Manager created by Adam Pash. It can be used to do actions on files based on user defined criteria, making it easy to automate the organization and synchronization of files. Use Belvedere to copy, move, rename, delete, or open files with other programs based on file name, extension name, file size, creation date, modified date, or date last opened.

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Find and Remove Duplicate Files – AllDup

AllDup - Free Duplicate File Remover

AllDup is a Free Portable Duplicate File Finder created by Michael Thummerer Software Design. AllDup can be used to detect and remove duplicate files on any given drive or folder. Duplicates can be sorted by; Name, Extension, Size, Content, Modification or Creation Date, Attributes and Links. Results can also be exported or printed. This tool can be particularly useful if you have multiple Music, Pictures, Videos, or Downloads that you would like to sort for duplicate content.

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Get Folder Size – List Files and Folders by Size

Get Folder Size

Get Folder Size is a Freeware Portable Tool created by Michael Thummerer Software Design. Get Folder Size can be used to determine the size of a folder, subfolders, and files stored on a hard drive, CD/DVD, USB, or mapped network drives. This data can be used to help you figure out which programs are taking up the most hard disk space. GetFolderSize is available as a portable software tool, and is great for finding and ridding your hard drive of junk!

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Folder Size – List and Sort Directories by Size

List and Sort Directories by Size - Folder Size

Folder Size is a Portable and Free program created by MindGems. It can be used to scan an attached drive and display how much space each directory is consuming.  Disk space consumed by each folder is broken down by percentage and displayed by your choice of either a bar or pie chart.

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MyCO – Portable File Manager for Windows

myco portable file manager

My Commander (MyCO), is a small and portable file manager for Windows created by Alex Averian. It can be used to quickly access folders and files. Create or Extract ISO and Zip files. Move, copy, rename, delete files or folders. Map folders to drive letters and more. MyCO also features a built in file hex viewer, drag and drop support, and file search capability.

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Rename Multiple Files at Once – File Renamer

File Renamer - Rename Multiple Files at Once

File Renamer is a Free Portable Software created by Stefan Trost that can be used to Rename Multiple Files simultaneously. Multiple file renaming options are available with File Renamer, enabling it’s user to number files, find and replace words numbers or characters in files, add characters to the file names and more.

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UltraFileSearch – File Search Utility

UltraFileSearch - File Search Utility

UltraFileSearch is a Free File Search Utility created by Stegisoft. It can be used to quickly find Text, Files, or Folders within any drive or multiple drives. It supports wildcards and filemasks, and the results can be ordered and exported in many different formats. UltraFileSearch works great for quickly finding text in Documents or Text Files (TXT, RTF, HTML, LOG, .CSV etc.) or (EXE, DLL, OBJ, XLS, DOC etc.) binary files.

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Duplicate Music Files Finder

Duplicate Music Files Finder

Duplicate Music Files Finder is a Free tool created by Lancuta Liviu Timotei. It can be used to detect and remove duplicate MP3, Wav,  WMA files. The first music file found is listed in the left pane, duplicates found are listed in the right pane. Check boxes and Check All buttons exist on each side, making it easy to find and delete your duplicate music files all at once.

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Easy Duplicate File Finder

Easy Duplicate File Finder

Easy Duplicate File Finder is a Free File Finder that as the name suggests, can be used to Find Duplicate Files. Very useful for finding and deleting or removing Duplicate Mp3 Song Files. It works by finding only exact duplicates of the file type you set by file mask. A minimum filesize can also be set, and multiple drives or folder paths can all be checked at once.

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SpaceMonger – Find Lost Disk Space

SpaceMonger

SpaceMonger is a Disk Space Organizer Tool created by Sixty-Five Software Inc. It can be used to quickly Map and Find Lost Disk Space. SpaceMonger works by displaying files as visual boxes porportional to the size of the file, making it easy to see which files are consuming the majority of your hard disk space.  Files can be deleted directly from Space Monger. Space Monger v 1.4.0 is the only Portable and Free version.

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UltraSearch – Fast File Finder

UltraSearch - Find Files Fast

UltraSearch is a Freeware Fast File Search Tool created by JAM Software.  It can be used to quickly find for files or folders only on local NTFS drives.  Quoted “UltraSearch does not use a background process to build an index, it achieves its speed by working directly on the Master File Table (MFT) of the NTFS partitions.”

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File Bucket – File Copier – File Clone Tool

File Bucket

File Bucket is a Freeware Portable File Copier or File Clone tool created by Skwire Empire. It can be used to copy a collection of folders or files from different locations to a singular location. Works great for things like creating music, picture, or video archives. File Bucket essentially provides the user with an explorer window and destination folder view all in one, making it easy to add remove folders/files before committing to actually copy/move/delete them.

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CloneSpy – Find and Remove Duplicate Files

CloneSpy - Find and Remove Duplicate Files

CloneSpy is a Freeware Tool that can be used to “Find and Remove Duplicate Files”, clean your computer of unnecessary clutter, and free up drive space. Created by Marcus Kleinehagenbrock, CloneSpy can detect and list files that are either exact duplicates, have same file name, have same size, or are zero bytes long. Once a scan is completed, CloneSpy can be used to delete redundant files, move redundant files to a specific folder, export a list of all equal files without removing any files and more.

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Advanced Renamer – File and Folder Renaming

Advanced Rename - File and Folder Renaming

Advanced Renamer is a Freeware Portable File and Folder Renaming utility created by Kim Jensen. It can be used to batch rename multiple files and or folders at once. Advanced Renamer features undo capability, MP3 and Tag Rename, EXIF Rename, and a multitude of other file renaming methods. It also incorporates a real time preview of what will be renamed.

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FastCopy – File Copier

FastCopy - File Copier

FastCopy is a Free and Portable File Copying Software that can be used to synchronize and copy files and entire directory structures from a source to a destination.  Additional features include copying files without overwrite, copy if file is newer, delete source, and overwrite all. The tool uses load balancing techniques to minimize system load during the file moving process.

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DriveSort – Lists the Largest or Newest Files

DriveSort - List the Largest or Most Recently Created Files

DriveSort is a Freeware Portable Application created by l.madhavan. It can be used to present the contents of a drive or directory by filesize – largest files first or date – newest files first. Very useful for finding the files that are taking up the most space or that have been recently created. DriveSort will display up to the top 100 results.

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Rename Multiple Files with Rename Master

Renaming Many Files with Rename Master

Rename Master is a Portable and Free Multiple File Renaming Tool. Created by JoeJoeSoft, Rename Master can rename multiple files (Batch Rename many files) within seconds. Features include the ability to replace, append or remove parts of the filename of all selected files. In addition advanced features allow for MP3 tag, JPEG JFIF and EXIF tag renaming.

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Dirhtml – Index HTML Generator

Index.html Generator - dirhtml

Dirhtml is a Free Portable App that can be used to create a web navigational index file (index.html) of  all the files in a folder and it’s subfolder tree. This index.html generator is a great asset for those looking to sort and present a directory of files for web navigation and sharing purposes. File names, file types, and output html name and title can be specified.

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Alt Commander – Freeware File Manager

Alt Commander - A Freeware File Manager

Alt Commander is a Portable and Free File Manager for Windows. This Freeware File Manager could be used as a replacement Windows File Manager. Key features include a dual pane explorer, internal zip tool, internal image viewer, built in FTP client, file comparison, multi rename tool, archive file navigation and much more.

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NexusFile – File Manager

NexusFile File Manager

NexusFile is a Portable File Manager for Windows (Replacement Windows File Manager). Developed by JungHoon Noh (xiles),  NexusFile can be used to explore and manage your files quickly. A few features include Batch Rename, Dual Panes, Unicode, FTP Client, Archives, Skin, Join/Split, Shred Files, Disk Cleanup, Compare Folders, Smart Address Bar, Tabs, Multi-Language support.

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File Splitter

File Splitter

File Splitter is a Free File Splitter and File Joiner. Much Like HJSplit, this tool can be used to split big files into multiple (file chunks) and to merge those split chunks back into a singular file. This allows a user to send smaller pieces of a large file to recipients in portions that are small enough to send via email or other methods that restrict file size. One cool feature of File Splitter is that it offers adjustable chunk size.

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File Splitter and Joiner – HJSplit

HJSplit File Splitter and Joiner

HJSplit is both a Free File Splitter and File Joiner in one. This utility makes Splitting and Joining Files Simple! Created by Freebyte, this portable software can be used to Split large files into smaller chunks (.001, .002, .003 etc) so that they may be sent via email or other methods that impose file size limits for transmitting files. HJSplit can even split files larger than 10GB and checksums can be created. Split files can then be rejoined using HJJoin tool (also included) with HJSplit.

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File Joiner – Join Multiple Files

File Joiner - Join Split Files

File Joiner is a Free and Portable tool that can be used to join multiple files into one single file.  Commonly used to join split files ending with .001, .002,.003 extensions that may have been downloaded as individual files, but make up part of a single program (for example; parts of an AVI file that was too large to upload as a single file). File Joiner will help you join those split files back into one single file that can then be executed for it’s intended purpose.

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IndexYourFiles – Fast File Search Tool

IndexYourFiles - Fast File Search Tool

IndexYourFiles is a lightening fast Portable File Indexer and File Search Tool. It can be used to search through all of the files and folders on your Windows PC. Additionally, local and network drive indexing and search is supported. Size, date and extension name search options are available. The resulting files from a Search can be viewed, copied, moved, deleted, dragged to other locations, or the containing folder opened for further viewing.

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SpaceSniffer – Find Lost Disk Space

SpaceSniffer is a Free Portable App that can be used to Find Lost Disk Space. It works by displaying a layered disk map that shows how much space files, folders and programs are taking up on the select drive. You can then use this information to determine which programs are taking up the most disk space. The information is processed and displayed in real time.

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