Download Total Commander 2.51 for Windows CE 2.x/Handheld

What's new in 2.51 (July 31, 2008):

  • Support for ZIP encryption, both ZIP 2.0 and AES (advanced encryption standard)

What's new in 2.5 (April 24, 2008):

  • Windows installer now supports Windows Vista
  • Let the user choose between horizontal and vertical icon arrangement in 2 window mode
  • Let the user choose smaller icon sizes: 8x8,12x12,16x16 pixels on QVGA devices, 16x16,24x24,32x32 on VGA
  • New icons from TC7 for Windows now also in the Mobile version
  • A few new documented internal commands (see help)


  • A Windows CE device (NOT a PocketPC!) with Windows CE 2.x or newer.
  • Supported are Handheld PC, Handheld PC Pro, Handheld PC 2000 and PalmSizePC.
  • The supported processors are: MIPS, SH3, SH4, ARM, XSCALE
  • A Windows PC with installed ActiveSync 3.x (for installing from a Mac, see below)
  • A version for the PocketPC is available separately
  • This program does NOT work on a Palm, Clié or Epoc system!

Main features (screenshots): (Read detailed review on

  • Copy, Move whole subdirs
  • Inplace rename, create dirs
  • Delete (no recycle bin)
  • Zip and unzip
  • properties dialog, change attributes
  • built-in text editor
  • search function (also for text)
  • select/unselect groups of files
  • Select with [Sel] button (not on all devices)
  • FTP client
  • Registry editor
  • LAN access
  • Send/Receive via Infrared (OBEX)
  • brief, full and large icons mode
  • single or two file window mode
  • option to hide all files in ROM
  • directory hotlist as in Total Commander
  • directory history through dropdown list
  • tree view
  • configurable button bar
  • simple help function
  • Supported languages: English, German, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish and Swedish

Download the Windows CE version (Freeware!):

Processor type Windows installer CAB Notes
X86(CAB only)
tcmdwince.exe arm/xscale/pxa
mips | sh3 | sh4 | x86 (emulator)
(english only)
Most users will need the PocketPC version!
Additional languagesincludedlanguage pageOnly needed if you install the CAB version
Or try 2.52 beta 3:Forumbeta cabsSupports FTP via SSL, bluetooth with WidComm/Broadcom stack

The Windows installer is a self-extacting EXE files for Windows (desktop), which requires Microsoft ActiveSync. To install from a Mac or directly from the Windows CE device, get the CAB file onto your device and start it there.

For Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, NT, XP, or Vista, go back to the download page!