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  1.    05 Sep 2015 #1

    Clover File Manager Alternative


    I have been using a File Manager called Clover here: Clover Brings Chrome-Style Tabs to Windows Explorer. | 易捷科技 EJIE Technology
    It is a simple program in that it has Tabs & you can add favorite folders to an access bar at the top.
    It worked OK in Windows 8.1, apart from the odd crash.

    It is impossible to use it with Windows 10 as it crashes all the time.
    Is there something similar that will work with Window 10?
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  2.    06 Sep 2015 #2

    Amended- Quizo's QTTABBAR (free) works excellently (there are two versions - forked development)
    QTTabBar - QuizoApps

    You can have (almost) as many rows of tabs as you like. Many other options e.g. recent files, colouring background of explorer generated windows...
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  3.    06 Sep 2015 #3

    Have decided to give this a try. It is very configurable and free. Been updated to work with Windows 10.
    Q-Dir 6.15 Really good quad explorer 4 files and folders
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  4.    17 Jan 2016 #4

    This is a late response but there's a solution for the issues on '10:

    Explorer—>View—>Options—View Tab— uncheck "Launch folder in a separate process"

    If you continue to experience difficulties, launch in '7 compatibility mode and/or disable DPI.

    That's it! It's working, again! Yay!
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  5.    18 Jan 2016 #5

    heishimashita said: View Post
    This is a late response but there's a solution for the issues on '10:

    Explorer—>View—>Options—View Tab— uncheck "Launch folder in a separate process"

    If you continue to experience difficulties, launch in '7 compatibility mode and/or disable DPI.

    That's it! It's working, again! Yay!
    Thank you. I have installed it again, following your advice and will see what happens. Appreciate you posting a work around.
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  6.    12 Mar 2016 #6

    Just re-installed 'QT Tab Bar', on Build 14279; works pretty good; I like the spare real estate by eliminating the navigation pane.
    Lots of features!

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  7.    12 Apr 2016 #7

    I finally gave up on Clover.
    I loved it but it no longer works at all on Windows 10.

    Explorer++ for Windows 10 seems fine.
    It takes a little bit of tinkering to get it looking right, but it's so far the best alternative to Windows own crappy file explorer.

    Tabbed folder browsing is a must if you have been used to having it... and a favorites bar is also a necessity.

    Explorer ++ for Windows 10 fits the bill.

    It isn't integrated as part of Windows, but just click on it and it runs right away.

    Explorer++ - A small and fast file manager for Windows
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  8.    12 Apr 2016 #8

    Nice- and free.. and you can customise lots of colours too to ease eye strain.

    However, although it like others allows it to be set as default file manager, setting sthg as default file manager doesn't mean you are never confronted with explorer or explorer-like open/save dialogues...
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       12 Apr 2016 #9

    teachermark said: View Post
    Explorer++ for Windows 10 seems fine.
    Interesting, I used it on 8.1 until I moved to 10, then it was a mess, crashing all the time, well it is discontinued anyway.
    I found Xyplorer Free as a replacement, but it is not as nice and simple as Explorer++, I customized the look like this:
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       12 Apr 2016 #10

    Hi there
    I'm not really a fan of tabbed browsing / file exploring -- used to Multi-monitors so no problem opening several instances in different windows on different monitors.

    However I would really like a system that can easily display directories / files in groups

    Also has a directory list compare and a file compare if you want to compare contents of files too.

    Here's an image from DOLPHIN (a Linux File explorer). Bottom image is directory compare.

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    Clean / easy to see. The directory compare runs from the File manager (Dolphin) Context menu (right Mouse).

    Windows file explorer should have something like this easily runnable from within File explorer. It can run by itself too as a stand alone application.

    From the context menu its shown as kdiff3. Right mouse clicking on the Directory brings up the context menu.

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