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APPLICATIONS

Ultimate File Manager (UFM) is an advanced File Manager distributed with carefully selected and configured freeware applications. The purpose of UFM project is making the best environment to run your favourite applications within one place. Main application of the project is well-known and appreciated Total Commander File Manager (shareware) or its freeware equivalent Multi Commander. UFM lets you manage all of your files and applications in best and simplest way. This properly configured, easy to use and very powerfull environment gives you the best experience, whatever you want to do!

Ultimate File Manager is made up of many components that work together and depend on each other. Ultimate File Manager includes internal applications that extend its functionality by performing various unusual activities. It also contains many external applications that have been properly selected and tested.

Ultimate File Manager is made up of many components that work together and depend on each other. Generating the final installer of Ultimate File Manager (appropriate type and version with the appropriate files) is the result of work of many compilation tools and compilers. Ultimate File Manager also includes internal tools that extend its functionality by performing various unusual activities.

INTERNAL APPLICATIONS

Ultimate File Manager consists of many components that work together. Total Commander file manager (or its free equivalent Multi Commander) is the central and most important component. Their work is complemented by special applications that ensure the correct operation of the entire project. Each of them is designed for a specific use, performing strictly defined tasks. All internal applications are listed below.


UFM LAUNCHER


UFM Launcher

UFM Launcher (UFM.exe/UFM64.exe) is Ultimate File Manager project launcher application. Its main task is to launch the appropriate file manager with the appropriate boot options (handling command line parameters, loading configuration files, checking for updates and promoting the project).

More information about the UFM Launcher application can be found on a special page that detaily describes the way it works and its functionality.


UFM ELEVATOR


UFM Elevator

UFM Elevator (Elevator.exe) is UFM internal application that allows you to run a given program with administrator privileges. Administrator privileges allow you to make changes to the system that may affect all other users. UFM Elevator application allows to elevate privileges for those programs that require higher privileges to function properly (using User Account Control mechanism).

More information about the UFM Elevator application can be found on a special page, that detaily describes the way it works and its functionality.


UFM SETTINGS


UFM Settings

UFM Settings (Settings.exe) is UFM internal application that allows you to configure Ultimate File Manager project. With this simple and intuitive application, you can view basic project information, customize the selected file manager, set the display language, configure all UFM applications, etc.

More information about the UFM Settings application can be found on a special page, that detaily describes the way it works and its functionality.


UFM UPDATER


UFM Updater

UFM Updater (Updater.exe) is UFM internal application that allows you to check for Ultimate File Manager project updates. The program notifies you about the availability of a new version and allows you to download and install it.

More information about the UFM Updater application can be found on a special page, that detaily describes the way it works and its functionality.


UFM SHELL INTEGRATION


UFM Shell Integration

UFM Shell Integration (ShellIntegration.exe) is UFM internal application that allows you to integrate Ultimate File Manager with Windows. You can integrate UFM with Windows Shell, add Autorun and AutoPlay entries, create shortcuts in the Start Menu and Taskbar, create shortcuts and application files associations.

More information about the UFM Shell Integration application can be found on a special page, that detaily describes the way it works and its functionality.


UFM SHELL MANAGER


UFM Shell Manager

UFM Shell Manager (ShellManager.exe) is UFM internal application that allows you to run files from the Windows Shell (File Explorer) in application that handles a given type of file. You can easily and quickly open a selected directory, run (use the F3 key in the TC) or edit (use the F4 key in the TC) a given file type in the selected application.

More information about the UFM Shell Manager application can be found on a special page, that detaily describes the way it works and its functionality.


UFM APP INFO


UFM App Info

UFM App Info (AppInfo.exe) is UFM internal application that allows you to display information about the Ultimate File Manager project and display the most important information about a specific application (you can, among other things, view information about the version, author, copyright, license and a short description along with the application icon). It also allows you to display Ultimate File Manager promotion information.

More information about the UFM App Info application can be found on a special page, that detaily describes the way it works and its functionality.


UFM NEW DIR


UFM New Dir

UFM New Dir (NewDir.exe) is UFM internal application that allows you to create files or directories with Total Commander file manager (replaces built-in mechanism). UFM New Dir works in three modes - File (creating files), Directory (creating directories) and List (advanced creating many files and directories according to predefined lists). To create a file or directory in the source panel, press the F7 key (SHIFT + F4 for files), and to create it in the target panel, press the SHIFT + F7 key combination.

More information about the UFM New Dir application can be found on a special page, that detaily describes the way it works and its functionality.





INTERNAL TOOLS

Ultimate File Manager also uses special tools that allows you to execute specific commands or actions. This tools alllows Ultimate File Manager to perform tasks that are not directly handled by the file manager. They are all listed below.

More information about Ultimate File Manager project tools can be found on a special page that describes in detail the way it works and its functionality


UFM MENU BUILDER (TOTAL COMMANDER)


UFM Menu Builder (Total Commander)

UFM Menu Builder (TCBuilder.exe) is UFM internal tool that allows you to dynamically create Menu Configuration files (.MNU and .INI file extensions), Button Bars (.BAR) and Directory Hotlist file (.INI) of Total Commander file manager. This tool is called during installation to create files for all supported languages. The number and type of files created depend on the type of installation, selected configuration options and operating system.

More information can be found on a special page that describes in detail the operation and functionality of UFM Menu Builder application for Total Commander.


UFM MENU BUILDER (MULTI COMMANDER)


UFM Menu Builder (Multi Commander)

UFM Menu Builder (MCBuilder.exe) is UFM internal tool that allows you to dynamically create menu configuration files (.XML files) and button bars (.XML) of Multi Commander file manager. This tool is called during installation to create files for the selected installation language. The number and type of files created depend on the type of installation, selected configuration options and operating system.

More information can be found on a special page that describes in detail the operation and functionality of UFM Menu Builder application for Multi Commander.


UFM LANG SWITCHER


UFM Lang Switcher

UFM Lang Switcher (LangSwitcher.exe) is UFM internal tool that allows you to change the display language of Ultimate File Manager. UFM Lang Switcher is called from the main menu (Configuration) of the Total Commander file manager. The trouble-free change of the language of the entire UFM is possible thanks to the change of the appropriate configuration files depending on the current settings and the type of installation.

More information can be found on a special page that describes in detail the operation and functionality of UFM Lang Switcher application.


UFM POWER


UFM Power

UFM Power (Power.exe) is UFM internal tool that allows you to handle the computer's power functions. It is called from the main menu (Power) of the selected file manager. You can perform a number of actions related to your computer power. These include the following actons: Log Off, Reboot, Shut Down, Power Off, Standby, Hibernate, Lock Workstation and Turn Off Monitor.

More information can be found on a special page that describes in detail the operation and functionality of UFM Power application.


UFM FOLDERID


UFM FolderID

UFM FolderID (FolderID.exe) is UFM internal tool that allows you to open special folders in the Windows user profile namespaces using the menus and buttonbars in the Multi Commander file manager. Identifiers that describe standard system-registered folders (Known Folders) and Environment Variables are supported.

More information can be found on a special page that describes in detail the operation and functionality of UFM FolderID application.


UFM PIN TOOL


UFM Pin Tool

UFM Pin Tool (PinTool.exe) is UFM internal tool that allows you to pin icons on the Start Menu and the Windows Taskbar. It allows you to pin the UFM Launcher application icon and all other UFM external applications. This functionality is available on Windows 7 only.

More information can be found on a special page that describes in detail the operation and functionality of UFM Pin Tool.






EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS


Ultimate File Manager is distributed with additional external applications. These are specially selected free applications that perfectly complement the installed file manager. This programs vary depending on the use and mode of action. To make it easier to identify them they have been divided into basic categories.



EDUCATION

Education

External applications included in the Ultimate File Manager software vary depending on the use and mode of action. To make it easier to identify them they have been divided into basic categories. Applications included in Education category are designed to help in learning or solve specified problem. This category includes the following applications:


HEXelon MAX


HEXelon MAX
Author: Jerzy Znamirowski
License: Freeware
Homepage: HEXelon MAX
Copyright: Copyright © 2002 - 2021 Jerzy Znamirowski

HEXelon MAX is an advanced math calulator, units converter and currency converter. HEXelon MAX solves math expressions, creates user's functions, shows position of bugs in math expression made by user, shows functions, variables, constants. Exchange rates table and currency converter are update from Internet by one click.






DEVELOPMENT

Development

External applications included in the Ultimate File Manager software vary depending on the use and mode of action. To make it easier to identify them they have been divided into basic categories. Applications included in Development category are designed to support software development. This category includes the following applications:


AutoIT


AutoIT
Author: Jonathan Bennett & AutoIt Team
License: Freeware
Homepage: AutoIT
Copyright: Copyright © 1999 - 2021 Jonathan Bennett & AutoIt Team

AutoIt is a freeware set of tools for creating and running BASIC-like scripting language designed for automating the Windows GUI and general scripting. It uses a combination of simulated keystrokes, mouse movement and window/control manipulation in order to automate tasks.

HxD


HxD
Author: Maël Hörz
License: Freeware
Homepage: HxD
Copyright: Copyright © 2002 - 2021 Maël Hörz

HxD is a freeware Hex Editor and Disk Editor. HxD is a carefully designed and fast hex editor which, additionally to raw disk editing and modifying of main memory (RAM), handles files of any size. It offers searching and replacing, exporting, checksums/digests, insertion of byte patterns, a file shredder, concatenation or splitting of files, statistics and more.

Notepad++


Notepad++
Author: Notepad++ Team
License: Open Source (GPLv3)
Homepage: Notepad++
Copyright: Copyright © 1998 - 2021 Don Ho

Notepad++ is a free source code editor for Microsoft Windows. It is based on the powerful editing component Scintilla. It supports Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding, Perl Compatible Regular Expression, Search/Replace, customizable GUI, Auto-completion, Tabbed interface, Multi-Language, Bookmarks, Macros, etc.

NSIS


NSIS
Author: NSIS Contributors
License: Open Source (zlib/libpng)
Homepage: NSIS
Copyright: Copyright © 1999 - 2021 NSIS Contributors

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional script-based open source system to create Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible. With NSIS you can create installers that are capable of doing everything that is needed to setup your software and handle even the most complex installation tasks.

Resource Hacker


Resource Hacker
Author: Angus Johnson
License: Freeware
Homepage: Resource Hacker
Copyright: Copyright © 1999 - 2021 Angus Johnson

Resource Hacker™ is a resource editor and allows to compiling, viewing, decompiling and recompiling resources for Windows executables (32/64bit). Resource Hacker™ can open any type of Windows executable (resources can be added, modified or deleted) and create/compile resource script files (*.rc) or edit resource files (*.res).

WinMerge


WinMerge
Author: WinMerge Team
License: Open Source (GPLv3)
Homepage: WinMerge
Copyright: Copyright © 1996 - 2021 WinMerge Team

WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle. WinMerge is highly useful for determining what has changed between project versions, and then merging changes between versions.






GRAPHIC

Graphic

External applications included in the Ultimate File Manager software vary depending on the use and mode of action. To make it easier to identify them they have been divided into basic categories. Applications included in Graphic category are designed to support all operations associated with creating, viewing and editing graphics. This category includes the following applications:


ColorMania


ColorMania
Author: Blacksun Software
License: Freeware
Homepage: ColorMania
Copyright: Copyright © 1999 - 2021 Blacksun Software

Colormania is an advanced color picker utility, especially created for web-designers, graphic artists and application developers. It's the perfect solution for previewing, identifying, testing and organizing color values. It supports various color models and is able to pick colors from anywhere on your screen.

IcoFX


IcoFX
Author: Attila Kovrig
License: Freeware
Homepage: IcoFX
Copyright: Copyright © 2005 - 2021 Attila Kovrig

IcoFX is an award winning professional icon and cursor editor for Windows. It is an all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing. It is designed to work with Windows and Macintosh icons supporting transparency.

XNConvert


XNConvert
Author: Pierre-e Gougelet
License: Freeware (non-commercial use only)
Homepage: XNConvert
Copyright: Copyright © 1991 - 2021 Pierre-e Gougelet

XnConvert is a powerful and free cross-platform batch image processor, allowing you to combine over 80 actions. XnConvert is compatible with more than 500 formats and Export to about 70 different file formats. It is multi-platform, multilingual and easy to use.

XnView


XnView
Author: Pierre-e Gougelet
License: Freeware (non-commercial use only)
Homepage: XnView
Copyright: Copyright © 1991 - 2021 Pierre-e Gougelet

XnView is an efficient multimedia viewer, browser and converter. With XnView you can browse, organize, and view your images in numerous ways, process it with an arsenal of editing tools and export to more than 70 formats.






INTERNET

Internet

External applications included in the Ultimate File Manager software vary depending on the use and mode of action. To make it easier to identify them they have been divided into basic categories. Applications included in Internet category are designed to operate on the Internet, to provide communication and data sharing. This category includes the following applications:


TeamViewer


TeamViewer
Author: TeamViewer GmbH
License: Freeware (non-commercial use only)
Homepage: TeamViewer
Copyright: Copyright © 2021 TeamViewer GmbH

TeamViewer is a computer software package for Internet-based remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. TeamViewer can connect to any PC or server, so you can remote control your partner's PC as if you were sitting right in front of it.






MULTIMEDIA

Multimedia

External applications included in the Ultimate File Manager software vary depending on the use and mode of action. To make it easier to identify them they have been divided into basic categories. Applications included in Multimedia category are designed to play, record and process audio and video files. This category includes the following applications:


AIMP


AIMP
Author: AIMP DevTeam
License: Freeware
Homepage: AIMP
Copyright: Copyright © 2006 - 2021 Artem Izmailow

AIMP (Artem Izmaylov Media Player) is a freeware media player. It allows to play most audio formats and Internet Radio Stations. AIMP supports skins and plugins that increase its functionality (allows to edit tags, convert files into other formats, rip CDs and record sound).

Audacity


Audacity
Author: Audacity Team
License: Open Source (GPLv2)
Homepage: Audacity
Copyright: Copyright © 1999 - 2021 Audacity Team

Audacity® is an advanced audio software for multi-track recording and editing. It support many built-in effects and filters. It supports LADSPA, LV2, Nyquist and VST plugins. Audacity is free and open source and multi-platform.

Captura


Captura
Author: Mathew Sachin
License: Open Source (MIT)
Homepage: Captura
Copyright: Copyright © 2017 - 2021 Mathew Sachin

Captura is an easy-to-use application that lets you record your onscreen activity. Captura records video, sound and pictures of anything you see on your screen. You can take screenshots, capture screencasts, mouse cursor, mouse clicks and keystrokes, specific regions, screens or windows. Captura is free and open source.

CDBurnerXP


CDBurnerXP
Author: Canneverbe Limited
License: Freeware
Homepage: CDBurnerXP
Copyright: Copyright © 2002 - 2021 Canneverbe Limited

CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface. Everyone, even companies, can use it for free.

HandBrake


HandBrake
Author: HandBrake Team
License: Open Source (GPLv2)
Homepage: HandBrake
Copyright: Copyright © 2003 - 2021 HandBrake Team

HandBrake is a video transcoder designed to converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. It is free and open source and multi-platform.

VLC


VLC
Author: VideoLAN
License: Open Source (GPL)
Homepage: VLC
Copyright: Copyright © 1996 - 2021 VideoLAN

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. VLC is simple, fast and powerful and completely Free. It supports skins and runs on all platforms.



OFFICE

Office

External applications included in the Ultimate File Manager software vary depending on the use and mode of action. To make it easier to identify them they have been divided into basic categories. Applications included in Office category are designed to support the creation, viewing or editing text. This category includes the following applications:


SumatraPDF


SumatraPDF
Author: Krzysztof Kowalczyk
License: Freeware (GPLv3)
Homepage: SumatraPDF
Copyright: Copyright © 2006 - 2021 Krzysztof Kowalczyk

Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) reader for Windows. Sumatra PDF is powerful, small, portable and starts up very fast.






TOOLS

Tools

External applications included in the Ultimate File Manager software vary depending on the use and mode of action. To make it easier to identify them they have been divided into basic categories. Applications included in Tools category are designed to perform a variety of tasks that makes users work much easier. This category includes the following applications:


HWiNFO


HWiNFO
Author: Martin Malík
License: Freeware (non-commercial use only)
Homepage: HWiNFO
Copyright: Copyright © 1999 - 2021 Martin Malík - REALiX

HWiNFO is a freeware comprehensive hardware analysis, monitoring and reporting tool. It offers in-depth Hardware Information, Real-Time System Monitoring (accurate monitoring of all system components for actual status and failure prediction) and Extensive Reporting (multiple types of reports, status logging and interfacing with other tools or add-ons).

KeePass


KeePass
Author: Dominik Reichl
License: Open Source (GNU GPL 2)
Homepage: KeePass
Copyright: Copyright © 2003 - 2021 Dominik Reichl

KeePass is a free open source light-weight and easy-to-use password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database (encrypted by AES and Twofish), which is locked with one master key or a key file.

MagniFixer


MagniFixer
Author: Blacksun Software
License: Freeware
Homepage: MagniFixer
Copyright: Copyright © 1999 - 2021 Blacksun Software

Magnifixer is a screen magnifier utility. You can place it anywhere on your screen, make it any size you want and select a zoom level. Magnifixer will always show the area of your screen where the mouse cursor resides. Magnifixer is suitable for visually impaired people, making it much easier to work with computers.

MyPhoneExplorer


MyPhoneExplorer
Author: F.J. Wechselberger
License: Freeware
Homepage: MyPhoneExplorer
Copyright: Copyright © 2003 - 2021 FJ Software Development

MyPhoneExplorer is a phone management app that allows you to explore Sony Ericsson and Android mobile phones (Android 1.6 or higher). The app connects to your device via USB cable, infrared or Bluetooth connections. With MyPhoneExplorer you can make full use of the backup, explorer and personal information manager facilities.

Process Hacker


Process Hacker
Author: Wen Jia Liu (wj32)
License: Open Source (GNU GPL 3)
Homepage: Process Hacker
Copyright: Copyright © 2008 - 2021 Wen Jia Liu (wj32)

Process Hacker is a free, powerful, multi-purpose tool that helps you monitor system resources, debug software and detect malware (shows detailed overview of system activity with highlighting, graphs and statistics, active network connections, real-time information on disk access, detailed stack traces with kernel-mode, WOW64 and .NET support and more.

SpaceSniffer


SpaceSniffer
Author: Uderzo Software e Consulenza Informatica
License: Freeware
Homepage: SpaceSniffer
Copyright: Copyright © 2007 - 2021 Uderzo Umberto

SpaceSniffer is a freeware tool that lets you understand how folders and files are structured on your disks. By using a Treemap visualization layout, you have immediate perception of where big folders and files are placed on your devices.

Universal Extractor 2


Universal Extractor 2
Author: Bioruebe
License: Open Source (GNU GPL 2)
Homepage: Universal Extractor 2
Copyright: Copyright © 2021 Bioruebe

Universal Extractor 2 is a powerful and well-known tool to extract files from hundreds of different archive types, installers or otherwise compressed files (based on Universal Extractor by Jared Breland).

VeraCrypt


VeraCrypt
Author: IDRIX
License: Open Source (Apache License 2.0)
Homepage: VeraCrypt
Copyright: Copyright © 2021 IDRIX

VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt 7.1a. VeraCrypt adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force attacks. VeraCrypt also solves many vulnerabilities and security issues found in TrueCrypt.






COMPILATION TOOLS

Generating the final Ultimate File Manager installer and all other necessary components is the result of work of many tools that help in the creation of the final product. These tools were created specifically to facilitate and automate the compilation process. These include the tools listed below (they are not distributed to the end user).

More information about the compilation process and the tools used in Ultimate File Manager project can be found on a special page that describes in detail the way it works, its functionality and used technologies.


UFM INSTALL MANAGER


UFM Install Manager

UFM Install Manager (InstallManager.exe) is a tool that creates Ultimate File Manager installer along with all the necessary configuration files. It is a central application that carries out all project compilation tasks as well as compilation of all internal applications and tools. These tasks include primarily preparing and parsing installation scripts, compiler settings, setting compilation options, compiling applications and tools, creating help files and compiling the UFM installer itself.

More information can be found on a special page that describes in detail the operation and functionality of UFM Install Manager application.