PLEASE MAKE A DONATION! CONTRIBUTE TO THE FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SITE AND ITS AUTHOR!

TOOLS

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. 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.

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.


UFM HELP BUILDER


UFM Help Builder

UFM Help Builder (HelpBuilder.exe) is a tool that creates Ultimate File Manager project help files (in CHM format). Based on the given parameters, UFM Help Builder creates HTML Help Project files (.hhp), Table of Contents files (.hhc), Help Index files (.hhk) and all HTML documents for all supported project languages. Then they are compiled into the final form of the compiled HTML Help archive using the dedicated HTML Help Workshop compiler.

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





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.