Total Commander

Total Commander

Web site: ghisler.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer, File Managers
Platform: Android, Windows
License: Proprietary, Shareware, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Object Pascal
First release: September 25, 1993

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Total Commander (previously: Windows Commander) – a file manager and FTP file transfer client, available for MS Windows, Windows Phone and Android operating systems.

Features:
– Two file windows side by side
– Multiple language and Unicode support
– Enhanced search function
– Compare files (now with editor) / synchronize directories
– Quick View panel with bitmap display
– ZIP, 7ZIP, ARJ, LZH, RAR, UC2, TAR, GZ, CAB, ACE archive handling + plugins
– Built-in FTP client with FXP (server to server) and HTTP proxy support
– Parallel port link, multi-rename tool
– Tabbed interface, regular expressions, history+favorites buttons
– Thumbnails view, custom columns, enhanced search
– Compare editor, cursor in lister, separate trees, logging, enhanced overwrite dialog etc.
– Unicode names almost everywhere, long names (>259 characters), password manager for ftp and plugins, synchronize empty dirs, 64 bit context menu, quick file filter (Ctrl+S)
– USB port connection via special direct transfer cable, partial branch view (Ctrl+Shift+B), and many improvements to ftp, synchronizing and other functions
– And many more!

Built in features can be enlarged via plugins.

The project founder is Christian Ghisler.

Tux Commander

Tux Commander

Web site: tuxcmd.sourceforge.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Managers, File Transfer
Platform: Linux, UNIX-like
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Object Pascal
First release: November 13, 2002

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Tux Commander – a windowed file manager with 2 panels side by side similar to popular Total Commander or Midnight Commander file managers. The main goal of this project is to create powerful and user friendly file manager for Unix operating systems.

General features:
– Graphical application, uses GTK2 windowing toolkit
– Two directory panels side by side (vertical)
– Tabbed interface, buttons for quick access to favorite places
– Configurable mounter bar for quick access to removable media and network shares
– Multilingual user interface
– Basic VFS (Virtual File System) support, allowing you to browse archives and network places
– Extendable via plugin system, several VFS modules available in the distribution
– Portable, no installation required, usable right after the extraction
– Designed for GNOME and XFCE desktop environments while preserving complete independency (libraries are loaded dynamically when available)
– Extension-based file type actions (associations)
– Threaded file operations
– Large files (> 4GB) support
– Main application written in Object Pascal language (with FreePascal as default compiler), plugins are written in C/C++ language
– Sources available in GIT repository

The project developer is Tomáš Bžatek.
The latest version of Tux Commander 0.6.70 was released in 2009.