Asked Questions (FAQ) - General questions
Q: What is Total
A: Total Commander is a file manager for
Windows, a program like Windows Explorer to copy, move or
delete files. However, Total Commander can do much more
than Explorer, e.g. pack and unpack files, access ftp
servers, compare files by content, etc! You can find an
overview on our 'features'
Q: What happened to
A: In 2002 there was a name
change - the new name is "Total Commander".
Q: What's new in the
A: You can find an overview on our 'What's new' page.
Q: Which operating systems
A: There are 3 versions of Total Commander: 32
bit, 64 bit, and 16 bit.
1. The 32 bit version runs on Windows 95, 98, ME, Windows
NT 3.51/4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista,
Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 - on both the 32-bit and 64-bit
operating systems. It also runs on the server versions
based on these Windows versions.
2. The 64 bit version runs on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8,
8.1 and 10 64bit, and on the corresponding server
3. The 16 bit version runs on Windows 3.1.
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Q: Is there a Linux
version? Or a version for Windows CE?
A: Unfortunately not. Because of problems with
porting of Total Commander to Linux, the Linux version
had to be delayed indefinitely. A minimal version for
Windows CE and the Pocket PC is now
available (and free)! A recommended file manager for
Linux is Krusader.
Total Commander runs on Linux with Wine.
Q: Can I send
suggestions for new functions?
A: Yes, please! If possible, send your
suggestions clearly separated and numbered, and as short
as possible. Unfortunately our wish list is already very
long, so we cannot guarantee if or when your wish will be
Q: Can we create a link to
A: We would be very pleased - as long as your
pages do not contain illegal content or offensive
material. However, in most cases we cannot offer a link
back to your site. Our links are limited to useful addons to Total Commander, and
general Shareware links.
Q: What is Total Commander
Ultima Prime or Total Commander Power Pack? Why can't we
A: These are program packages created by
third parties, which contain various plugins and helper
tools in addition to Total Commander. They are mainly
suited for non-advanced users, who don't want to put
toghether the needed plugins themselves. Since it's a
package of various tools, you cannot buy it as a whole.
However, you can buy Total Commander
normally, and use the licence key with such a
package. Please note that the package may contain other
shareware programs like e.g. WinRAR which need to be
purchased separately from their makers.
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