Multi-platform open source file manager for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and OS X

Wal Commander GitHub Edition 0.19.0 released

Added

  • Shift+Enter opens a file/folder with the default OS application
  • bookmarks in the editor (set via RightCtrl+digit, restore via LeftCtrl+digit)
  • adjust font size with Ctrl+WheelUp, Ctrl+WheelDn (Windows-only)
  • basic SSH keys SFTP authorization
  • temporary panel
  • mark truncated file names with the ‘}’ symbol in panels
  • store FTP passwords between sessions
  • folders history (Alt+F12)
  • file attributes dialog (Ctrl+A)
  • command line autocompletion shows file/folder names from the current folder
  • pressing F3 on ‘..’ calculates the size of the current folder
  • typing in the viewer opens the search dialog
  • maximize window (Alt+F9)

New hotkeys

  • Ctrl+Alt+Ins, Alt+Shift+Ins, Ctrl+Shift+P to copy the full path of the currently selected item to the clipboard
  • Ctrl+R to refresh the drives list in the drive selection dialog
  • Ctrl+NumPadPlus, Ctrl+NumPadMinus to select and deselect files with the same extension

Improvements

  • ‘cd’ in the command line without arguments should change directory to $HOME
  • hotkeys in the F2 user menu
  • hotkeys in all ‘red’ dialogs
  • retain cursor position after F5/F6 etc
  • rendering of items with Unicode names (normalized Unicode strings)
  • C++11 highlighting in the editor

Fixed

  • button bar text in the editor
  • hotkeys in the ‘Styles’ dialog
  • OpenBSD support
  • installation issues
  • TrueType fonts antialiasing
  • debug messages in the console
  • mouse interaction bugs
  • graphical issue in the current path under the panels
  • hide the autocompletion window while switching via Ctrl+Tab to the editor/viewer
  • panel width after exiting the editor with Ctrl+Tab
  • pressing Alt+key freezes Ctrl/Shift info in the bottom bar
  • custom highlighting rules for selected files
  • shortcuts in the text search/replace dialogs
  • long path truncation in the drive selection dialog
  • selection color in the viewer

Downloads.

Source code: https://github.com/corporateshark/WalCommander

Wal Commander GitHub Edition 0.17 released

The next stable version of our Wal Commander GitHub Edition 0.17 is out. Major features include command line autocomplete using the commands history; file associations to bind custom commands to different actions on files; and experimental support of OS X using XQuartz. A lot of new hotkeys were added in this release. Precompiled binaries are available for Windows x64. Linux, FreeBSD and OS X versions can be built directly from the GitHub source code.

Major features

Added

  • share search text between all search and search-n-replace dialogs
  • indicator of the current sorting order in the panel
  • taskbar hints for the Alt key
  • option ‘Select folders’
  • F3 calculates the size of multiple selected folders
  • hotkeys in the main menu
  • option to hide ‘..’ in the root folder (hidden by default)
  • separate settings to show folder icons and executable icons
  • option to show current path in the command line (enabled by default)

New hotkeys

  • Shift+Enter to start command without the terminal
  • Ctrl+Tab to switch between editor/viewer and panels
  • Ctrl+O in editor/viewer shows the terminal terminal
  • Ctrl+F to paste the full name of the currently selected file/folder to the command line
  • ‘5’ on the numpad calculates the size of the selected files
  • Ctrl+U swap panels
  • Ctrl+Del in the editor and edit lines
  • Ctrl+BackSpace in the editor and edit lines
  • Ctrl+[ and Ctrl+] paste a path from the left/right panel to the command line
  • Ctrl+Enter in Alt-search moved to the next file
  • Ctrl+G apply command to the selected files

Improved

  • Alt-search editline repaints correctly
  • mouse wheel support
  • FreeBSD support
  • editor cursor is now Far-like and blinking
  • save per-file scrolling positions in the editor
  • inaccessible paths bring you to the root folder or to the drive selection dialog
  • panel footer text (less garbage, info on free space)
  • show other panel’s full path in the drive selection dialog
  • show a save setup dialog
  • default color style is more alike Far Manager

Fixed

  • vertical lines in Full panel modes
  • command line is now black
  • numpad Enter
  • cursor position in the panel after deleting files
  • switching language while in Alt-search closes the search editline
  • bug with the first letter in Alt-search
  • save/restore panel paths on Windows
  • save the configuration on exit
  • place cursor on a newly created folder
  • sorting modes are the same as in Far Manager

Development

  • added CMake and Code::Blocks configs
  • can be compiled with Clang
  • added Windows x64 builds

Disabled most of the 3D UI
Disabled auto indent in the editor

Downloads.

Source code: https://github.com/corporateshark/WalCommander