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Total Commander 8.51a is available now!
This version mainly
corrects an error with uploads to FTP servers using "MODE Z" compression, and with the right click context menu. If you use Total Commander 8.51, we recommend that you update to Total Commander 8.51a
You can download Total Commander 8.51a (Shareware/Update) now from our Download page!
The update is still free for
all registered users (also of Windows Commander) - please check our update instructions.
New in Total Commander 8.51:
- File icons are now completely
loaded in the background, so they should no longer slow down the user interface
- More speed improvements when reading directories (icons, shared folder overlays)
- FTP rename file (Shift+F6): Show overwrite confirmation dialog if target exists
- FTP: Faster upload in fast networks by using a dynamic upload block size
New in Total Commander 8.50:
File operations:F5 copy: First copy all files where the user doesn't need to be asked and skip all with errors,
ask at the endF5 copy: Option to verify files after copying them.F5 copy: Option to keep paths relative to current folder while in branch view
(Ctrl+B)Select and copy related files, e.g. *.jpg > crw*.cr2 selects/copies raw files only if there is a related .jpg fileF8 Delete: Only warn at the end
if folders couldn't be deletedF8 Delete: Always use new delete method when VistaDelete isn't set in wincmd.ini, but show our own delete confirmation dialog if the system dialog is disabled
Support unpacking of more archive formats: 7zip, new RAR5 format, as well as -lh6- and -lh7- (LHA) RAR with encrypted file names: Show archive content after
entering password Pack/unpack files: Option to remember last entered password until TC is minimized, Windows goes to standby, or the screen saver starts
Alt+F5 pack: New option to leave out the names of the selected folders when packing each folder to a separate archiveNew wincmd.ini options CopyLinks and IgnoreLinks to handle file system
linksFTP/file system plugins: When editing a file with F4, the file will automatically be re-uploaded when saved in the edfitor. No need to close the editor any more. Change via Edit/View
User interface:Support for touch screen devices: Tap on icons to select files (configurable), long tap to open context
menu Support for high resolution screens (high DPI)Drive drop-down list (Alt+F1/Alt+F2): Show links to "My Computer" and "My Documents"
Configurable via. ShowExtraDrives in wincmd.iniDrive drop-down list (Alt+F1/Alt+F2): Open context menu directly in the list without choosing a drive first
Show exclamation mark to the left of some options as a warning, e.g. that files may not go where the user expects them to go, like during copying from branch view, or when packing and unpacking Show
file size and last modified time also in virtual folders like connected MTP devices like Android phones/tablets Button bar: Support multiple internal and/or user-defined commands on a single button
e.g. cm_SelectAll,cm_CopyProgress dialog: Show number of files/bytes in more functions. Switch to files/bytes remaining by clicking on the numbersShow
thumbnails in virtual folders like librariesOption to remember position of background transfer manager in system menu (click on top-left icon)Improved
background copy dialog: Show number of copied and selected files and bytes, add button "Foreground"
Search for text supports any combination of ANSI, ASCII, UTF-16, UTF-8 Unicode and office XML/EPUB at the same timeSkip a folder by clicking on its name in the status line (with confirmation). Also
allows to just pause the searchOpen in separate process via Alt+Shift+F7, so TC can still be used during the search"Feed to listbox" also when
searching in archives, on FTP servers and file system pluginsSearch for duplicate files: Search by plugin fields, e.g. name parts, file extension etc.Search
for duplicate files, Feed to listbox: New dialog box to select files inside the groups of duplicates, e.g. by newest, oldest etc.
Other functions:Compare by content: "Resync comparison from here" now also works after editing the filesCreate/Verify CRC checksums: Also support SHA256 and SHA512 formats
Show hidden/system files now split into separate options for hidden and systemOption to get more items in various history lists, set via wincmd.ini: HistoryLen for
directory history, OldCmdLineCount for command line. MaxItemsInComboBox for comboboxes in F7 New Folder, Alt+F7 Search, Num+ select files etc.Lister, right click menu: Directly search for selected
text via Google in default browser (configurable)