File Manager receives update for Windows 11
files, one file manager An open source program that replaces Microsoft’s official file explorer, announced a major update on Monday (4). The new version of the software has acquired unprecedented features and design Inspired by Windows 11.
One of the highlights of the update, according to file developer Yair Aichenbaum, is the new column layout, which allows multiple levels of the folder hierarchy to be opened at the same time. The new way of displaying the column offers a larger view of the current directory.
New column view of v2.0 files.Source: Files / Disclosure
Another new feature in this new version of Explorer is the tagging of folders and files. With them, the user can better organize everything stored on their device, without being bound by the official organization of the file system, and have quick access to what they are looking for.
The user now has several options to customize the program.Source: Files / Disclosure
The manager also supports the use of custom themes, which allows you to choose the desired theme for the app, like a dark tone, for example. Personalization options are available in the program settings.
Overlays files on top of other windows, making it easy to find quickly and FTP support are other important additions. It’s also worth noting the grouping of files by type, date, size, and new security options to determine who can access your documents.
The update also made improvements to existing functionality. According to Aichenbaum, improvements have been made to features like the preview panel, context menu, file transfers, and search speed, among other tools.
V2.0 files are free and available for download at Microsoft Store. In addition to running on the new generation of the operating system, it is also compatible with Windows 10.