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Changes for v7.3 ( Build 2360 ) - v7.5.0 (Build 2381)

  • ADDED - Language Aware sorting (Slower, but some language will get a more correct sorting)
  • ADDED - Checksum tool now support SHA256/512
  • ADDED - Settings for Device Dropdown if it should remember last used path or not
  • ADDED - FolderTree will now show folder with the same colors rules as the normal list view. (Can be turned off)
  • ADDED - Holding CTRL while confirming an option in the custom create folder popup (Ctrl+Shift+F7), It will now enter that folder after creating it
  • ADDED - MultiDataViewer will now toggle WordWrap with Ctrl+W
  • ADDED - CommandLine parameter /Instance=NAME , Will load/save config/userdata/log under its own instance name so you can run Multiple instances with separate config
  • ADDED - ToClipboard > FileContentAsText menu option is now enabled and works
  • ADDED - Fixed issue with MultiScript function "SetClipboardText" Can now set clipboard data that are larger
  • ADDED - Wheelzoom to change Thumbnail size now support larger sizes
  • ADDED - When folder sizing is completed a resort is done if sort column is size
  • FIXED - Issue with corrupted columnsets
  • FIXED - Tweaked column autosizing when new tab is show the first time.
  • FIXED - MultiDataViewer will now format hyper links with https: as clickable links
  • FIXED - FSFTP caused a crash if the server return incorrect information from a PASV/PORT call
  • FIXED - Settings might be saved if external program closes MultiCommander while being minimized to tray
  • FIXED - Fixed rare crash issue with MultiRename
  • FIXED - Sometimes when clicking on a item in Multi Commander window when focus was another app and filesystem slow, the wrong item was set as focus
  • FIXED - Some OneDrive sync ondemand issues. (Only on Windows Insider edition) (Some still left)
  • FIXED - Fixed issues when Windows returned an invalid icon overlay ( Insider Preview Windows 10 (Fall Creator Update) )
  • FIXED - Overwrite all issue when unpacking 7zip archives
  • CHANGE- Major internal change to avoid conflict with new FileSystem changes in Insider Preview Windows 10 (Fall Creator Update)
  • FIXED - 4 stability issue reported by crash report system



Changes for v7.1.0 (Build 2347) - v7.3 ( Build 2360 )

  • Tab Sessions can be auto loaded at startup
  • Device toolbars and dropdown can be configured to only show some devices
  • Backup/Restore now handles the userdata correct (FTP Bookmarks, MultiRename profiles and more)
  • Fixed issue with natural sorting and number with 14digits and more
  • Fixed some column sizing issues.
  • SDK Updated and samples updated
  • Lots of fixes



Changes for v7.0 (Build 2340) - v7.1.0 (Build 2347)

  • ADDED - Name generate for quick copy will now keep file extension intact and only change name part
  • ADDED - Name shown in CopyTo dialog duing quick copy will now have the generated name part selected for easy changing
  • FIXED - Switching between advanced and simple mode, The Simple part sometimes used the wrong text for the matching part.
  • ADDED - Added Command that canbe assigned to hotkeys that will move active tab back/forward position in the same panel
  • ADDED - The new Rename command are now added to the menu shown when right clicking on rename button on toolbar
  • ADDED - CustomCommand "MC.Explorer.Makedir" now support the quick create folder tags in the FOLDERNAME parameter
  • ADDED - MultiScript -= operator now works
  • ADDED - MultiScript accessing array value as right part of an operator now works ( eg: @var $x = $a + $b[$idx]; )
  • ADDED - MultiScript Adding array item with a value to the right now works ( eg: @var $x = $b[$idx] + $val; )
  • CHANGE- MultiScript Debugger window will now replace none breaking space with normal space (Can happen if you copy/paste script from some web browser)
  • CHANGE- MultiScript Debugger window, The Tab size is now half. Looks better
  • FIXED - Copy single file and selecting ".." in the CopyTo Dialog to pick folder will now keep the filename in the dialog
  • FIXED - Volume specific ContextMenu item was not shown for virtual devices like REG:



Changes for v6.9.1 ( Build 2306 ) - v7.0 (Build 2340)

  • 250+ Changes, Major new addition are
  • CustomContext Menu that allows for custom and internal command in context menu,
  • And Language Pack can now be downloaded when new updates for them are available.
  • Also many more quick rename options, Many new MultiScript functions
  • And lots of fixes
  • ADDED - CustomContextMenu - Internal and custom commands can now be shown in the context popup menu. (right click)
  • ADDED - Can now disable the Windows Shell and only show the custom context menu
  • ADDED - Added so updated language packs can be download when updated. (Check for when new version check is done)
  • ADDED - MultiScript function min/max (also supports array support) , return min or max value of all provided
  • ADDED - MultiScript function IsAllTrue/IsAnyTrue (also supports array support) - return 1/0 if all provided value are true and any of them are true
  • ADDED - MultiScript function mod( x, y) - Math function modulo
  • ADDED - MultiScript function GetRandomValue(min , max) - return a random value between min and max
  • ADDED - MultiScript function FormatDateTime/GetTimeInfo - Format datetime, and return time value as an array of its parts
  • ADDED - MultiScript function GetFSLinkType(..), GetLinkTarget(..), GetShortcutTarget(..) will return paths of filesystem links
  • CHANGE- MultiScript change, Compare of two string using == will now return a boolean ( 1 or 0 ), not a diff values.
  • ADDED - QuickLaunchBar now has a "Run as Admin" options.
  • ADDED - If Rename hotkey is pressed in Inline rename, It will toggle the selection part of filename/extension
  • ADDED - Added many more rename option to the Rename submenu in menubar and context menu
  • ADDED - Hotkey for the start of MultiRename can now be customized
  • ADDED - Minor change to allow MultiCommander SE to pass windows store certification
  • FIXED - Store Edition did not show thumbnails
  • FIXED - Store Edition did not launch MCAdmin helper process correct
  • FIXED - MultiScript debugger sometimes caused a crash if closed before script was stopped
  • FIXED - Fixed an issue with the "Find and Replace" and when doing ignoring case on 32bit builds
  • FIXED - Some default settings was wrong on fresh install
  • FIXED - "Replace all older" when moving on same volume works again
  • FIXED - "Retry as admin" option was sometimes shown even if option of this was disabled
  • ADDED - Renaming read only files using MultiRename, the confirm dialog about that now have a "Do this for all read only files" checkbox
  • FIXED - When resizing thumbnail size using mouse wheel, The scrollbar was not updated correct.
  • FIXED - Recent history path was in some situation corrupted.
  • CHANGE- Calculate folder size background thread will now run even if other background thread are running
  • CHANGE- Background thread that extract extra data can now be aborted easier.
  • FIXED - 4 stability issue reported by crash report system



Changes for v6.9.0 (Build 2303) - v6.9.1 ( Build 2306 )

  • Updated language packs
  • Fixed some default values that caused strange issues
  • Two new MultiScript functions StrReplaceChars/StrReplaceCharsPairs
  • And some other minor fixes



Changes for v6.4.8 (Build 2265) - v6.9.0 (Build 2303)

  • 200+ Changes, Some of the change are
  • ADDED - New Language - Korean - Created by pCsOrI
  • ADDED - New TabSession Features - Menu > File > Tab Session (Save/Modify/Switch tab sessions)
  • ADDED - Double Hotkey for to Switch TabSession press Ctrl+I and then Ctrl+1 to switch to first TabSession, and Ctrl+I + Ctrl2 for second and so on, up to 0
  • ADDED - Creating SFV/MD5 from CheckSum Menu it can now remember the selected text encoding and will not ask again. (Force show the Ask dialog by Hold Ctrl when starting checksum)
  • ADDED - ExplorerPanel send current item to command line field (Ctrl+Return / Ctrl+Shift+Return) will now add trailing slash to folders and only quote characters if it have spaces
  • ADDED - Change DateTime/Attribute dialog now got [*] buttons next to the Modified/LastAccess dates, pressing this will sync the datetime with value in modified
  • ADDED - Commandline field command ":doc" will take active explorer panel to the documents folders.
  • ADDED - Simple FindFiles dialog can now save filter to a quickload slots using Ctrl + (F1 to F12)
  • ADDED - Simple and Advanced FindFiles dialog can now load quick filters using F-Keys
  • ADDED - Advanced FindFiles dialog can reassign quick load key for filters.
  • CHANGE- FindFiles - Content matching option "Case Sensative" have change to "Ignore Case", This may break some saved filters
  • ADDED - Popup in favorite window now got an option submenu where showpath option can be toggled
  • ADDED - Settings for Favorites windows to show path instead of name
  • ADDED - Tweak settings for ExplorerPanel: "Send file to commandline field also takes the input focus"
  • ADDED - ExplorerPanel settings for not saving 'not locked tabs' on exit (Only keep locked tabs)
  • ADDED - Added option to Explorer Panel so 'Remember of item on focus on path change' change be disabled
  • ADDED - Popup menu on Tabs now have command to "Close all none locked tabs"
  • ADDED - Custom command "MC.CloseAllTabs" now have the option "KEEPLOCKED", that will close all tabs except locked.
  • ADDED - Custom command "MC.ChangeTabSession" to change TabSession from script
  • CHANGE- Change some default for new installation (Colors and some default options)
  • UPDATE- Updated the 3rd party audio library used when getting Audio Metadata. (More file formats should be supported in some places)
  • FIXED - Search will no longer cache all scanned items, Making search use less memory
  • FIXED - Sometimes when input focus was returned to MC an not needed refresh was done causing strange jump of item in focus
  • FIXED - Fixed issue with unpacking rar created on linux
  • FIXED - Fixed issue with unpacking zip archive created by google drive
  • FIXED - Forward button on toolbar now works again
  • FIXED - Create registry key from context menu now works again.
  • FIXED - 11 stability issue reported by crash report system



Changes for v6.4.7 ( Build 2255 ) - v6.4.8 (Build 2265)

  • FIXED - Find Files - Matching file content in UTF8 failed sometimes.
  • FIXED - Find Files - Matching file content will now use current language settings for doing a compare with ignore case options on.
  • FIXED - Find Files - Forcing FileContent matching as Unicode could make MC lock up if the data was not unicode
  • FIXED - FileSystem scan can in some very rare and weird situation cause a crash. This should now be fixed.
  • FIXED - Flat FileSystem view is now a little bit faster
  • FIXED - Flat FileSystem view now updates its view correctly if files are deleted
  • FIXED - 2 stability issue



Changes for v6.4.5 (Build 2242) - v6.4.6 (Build 2246)

  • 13 Changes
  • FIXED - Start with a ExplorerPanel showing the root of REG: now works again
  • FIXED - Items sometimes got selected when activating application.
  • FIXED - Focus was sometimes lost if focus was changed during filesystem scan
  • FIXED - Crash that could happen if item was removed after filesystem scan, But before UI had refreshed.
  • FIXED - 1 stability issue



Changes for v6.4.3 ( Build 2232 ) - v6.4.5 (Build 2242)

  • 33 Changes
  • FIXED - Tab with a LockPath, and the locked location was deleted by anohter program, resulted in new tabs opening up
  • FIXED - During startup if a tab had a lockpath to a location that did not exists anymore. The tab was still locked and behaved bad.
  • FIXED - Watching a folder and that folder was deleted, MC would fallback to closest path, but the removed folder would still be shown. (Since Windows told MC it still existed)
  • FIXED - Ctrl+Return in CreateFolder dialog now works again. (Goto created folder)
  • FIXED - New Folders now show up faster.
  • FIXED - Focus moved to ".." when current focus item was lost. Now it works as before and moves to next or previous item
  • FIXED - If tab was locked and option to open new tabs was not active. In some situation did not update.
  • FIXED - In some situation filesystem change monitoring was removed, even if there was more ExplorerPanels (other tabs) active for that path
  • FIXED - Possible buffer overrun in MCAudioTools extension
  • FIXED - 2 stability issue



Changes for v6.4.2 (Build 2229) - v6.4.3 ( Build 2232 )

  • Changes
  • New filesystem scanning engine
  • Lots of fixes for File Search
  • File operation plugin "CopyContent" now works again
  • And lots of fixes and internal changes



Changes for v6.4.1 (Build 2225) - v6.4.2 (Build 2229)

  • 20 Changes
  • ADDED - Improved error logging and error handling in a couple of places
  • FIXED - Context Menu - New Folder now works better both in FolderTree and FileList
  • FIXED - FolderTree did not always redraw correct after folder was added/removed
  • FIXED - Issue with RegEx search from Simple FindFiles Window
  • FIXED - 3 very rare/possible stability issues.



Changes for v6.4 (Build 2222) - v6.4.1 (Build 2225)

  • 16+ Changes
  • FIXED - When creating Folder/File from Context Menu, The Rename mode for that item was not entered.
  • FIXED - MC Failed to show a subpath to a virtual path like REG: at startup
  • FIXED - Folder tree did not update correct after rename/delete
  • ADDED - Improved error logging in a couple of places
  • FIXED - If column setup was never saved so default was used. And MC started to fast. The columns sizes was auto sized wrong.
  • FIXED - Wordwrap in FileViewer did trigger until after scrolled/resized.



Changes for v6.2 ( Build 2147) - v6.4 (Build 2222)

  • 175+ Changes
  • ADDED - Major internal redesign of how Filesystem scanning work.
  • + Runs in background with less blocking of UI.
  • + Improves flat filesystem scanning a lot.
  • + Better aborting of filesystem scanning
  • + Better startup time when loading many tabs.
  • - If you have issues, You can in settings enable the old filesystem scanning engine
  • ADDED - MultiUpdate tool now support XP edition of MultiCommander. If run on XP it will check for and upgrade to the XP edition of MC when it exists.
  • ADDED - File Search "Look In" quick picker (Popup) now as option "Selected folders in other panel"
  • CHANGE- Option for CustomCommand "MC.Explorer.Refresh" changed
  • ADDED - Custom Command "MC.FileSearch.Search" now has option "SEARCHINALLSELECTED"
  • ADDED - Custom Command "MC.FileSearch.Search" option "HIDE" should work again
  • FIXED - Custom Command "MC.FileSearch.Search" did not handle Multiple "LookFor" matches in "SEARCHFOR" correct
  • FIXED - Fileoperation plugin 'CopyContent' works again
  • FIXED - Packing with filters so all items in a folders are excluded, The empty folder was also excluded
  • FIXED - FindFiles dialogs will now auto switch to wildcard/contains if incorrect data entered. And add * if no LookFor content is entered
  • FIXED - If a file search was done with content matching, When viewing a found file, the context match was not highlighted in the FileViewer.
  • FIXED - Saving Quicklaunch buttons with "&" character in the path now works
  • FIXED - Modifying Color filters did not always work
  • FIXED - Pressing cancel on "Add to queue" when doing Copy/Move now works again.
  • FIXED - Couple of high DPI issues



Changes for v6.1 (Build 2125) - v6.2 ( Build 2147)

  • ADDED - CustomCommand "MC.CloseAllTabs" have a new option parameter : "DONOTASK", This will prevent confirm dialog for locked tabs.
  • ADDED - Unpacking Zip file with wrong password will now ask again for password
  • ADDED - MultiScript functions for using the Advanced Filter engine from script.
  • CHANGE- Major rewrite how Copy/Move file operation are initialized
  • CHANGE- Drag on Drop to same location will show the drop popup menu
  • FIXED - Issue with loading favorites that have duplicated names.
  • FIXED - Unpacking password protected 7Zip from script now works better
  • FIXED - FindFiles with content search will stop searching faster if stop command is issued
  • FIXED - FindFiles with content search could crash in some very rare situations.
  • FIXED - Holding ctrl and starting a drag/drop operation now works better.
  • FIXED - MultiScript handles arrays better
  • FIXED - 4 Rare stability issues.
  • FIXED - Many internal changes.



Changes for v6.1 (Build 2124) - v6.1 (Build 2125)

  • Mostly fixes around file search. Some strange search situations failed with the new search engine introduced in v6.0
  • Language Pack Updates
  • FindFiles with a Content matching rule sometimes made MultiCommander hang
  • Finding data in binary files now works again
  • Commandline field now support relative path again. (Relative to path of active panel)
  • Some HighDPI issues are now fixed.
  • And some of fixes



Changes for v6.0 ( Build 2118 ) - v6.1 (Build 2124)

  • 35+ Changes
  • ADDED - Language Updates
  • ADDED - FindFiles now log to FileOperation log what it does.
  • FIXED - Couple of HighDPI issues fixed
  • FIXED - FindFiles text content matching could in some situation get stuck on files with weird mixes of linefeed characters
  • FIXED - FindFiles hex content matching could get stuck if lots of 0x00 matches was found at the end of the file.
  • FIXED - FindFiles Content search for ascii in binary files now works.
  • FIXED - FindFiles Content search with case sensitive for ascii in binary files now works.
  • FIXED - FindFiles Dialogs - Content options now enable/disable them self correctly
  • FIXED - Advanced FindFiles filter could fail if user did not enter matching data correct.
  • FIXED - Minor memory leak with copy operations.
  • FIXED - Items added to queue even if user selected skip on free space check.
  • FIXED - Commandline field now support ..\ relative path better. (relative to path of active panel)
  • FIXED - CustomCommand MC.RUN will now assume SHELL option when using ADMIN option.
  • CHANGE- Some Internal changes on how delete works.



Changes for v5.9 (Build 2062) - v6.0 ( Build 2118 )

  • Major change is that File Coloring and File search is now using the Advanced Filters engine
  • Find Files dialog is now split into two dialogs, One simple, one Advanced.
  • Advanced Filters now support content matching.
  • File Coloring engine/Editor using advanced filers
  • File search engine using advanced filters.
  • Find Files dialog split into two. Simple and advanced.
  • New App Icon
  • 6 rare stability fixes
  • Lots of fixes
  • + a lot more



Changes for v5.8.1 (Build 2042) - v5.9 (Build 2062)

  • ADDED - Advanced Filters now support extended file properties.
  • ADDED - Workaround for faulty zip archive created by OneDrive Web (Download multiple files from OneDrive Web)
  • ADDED - Dynamic column properties for showing line number. (Can't be used in Filters or MultiRename)
  • ADDED - Copy path to clipboard will append trailing slash for folders.
  • ADDED - Option to show history popup as sorted or not.
  • ADDED - Command to show the Panel specific Recent (Back button) Popup. Can now customize key to show popup
  • ADDED - Settings to change how Rename Similar works. Ask/No/Always
  • FIXED - FSFTP will now log what cipher suite that is used better (If doing FTP-SSL/TLS)
  • FIXED - PageUp/PageDown navigation sometimes jump to far and missed some items.
  • FIXED - List ViewMode and ThumbList ViewMode sometimes failed if first column was not filename
  • FIXED - Issue when reading default path for new explorer panels.
  • FIXED - Crash issue for very long network path.
  • FIXED - 5 Rare stability issues.



Changes for v5.8 (Build 2040) - v5.8.1 (Build 2042)

  • UPDATE- Some language packs are updated
  • FIXED - Fixed some minor annoying bugs



Changes for v5.6.0 (Build 2001) - v5.8 (Build 2040)

  • 135+ Changes
  • ADDED - Advanced Filters, This filters can be used in Selection and View Filters (Search and FileColoring will also use them in future release)
  • ADDED - Custom Command MC.Explorer.Selection.Select now has a "FILTERID" parameter, Use it to select a Advanced filter
  • ADDED - Custom Command MC.Explorer.SetFilter now has as parameter FILTERID,that can be used to set an existing advanced filter
  • ADDED - Custom command MC.Explorer.Makedir has a new parameter "GOTO" that will make the Explorer Panel to enter the new folder
  • ADDED - Hold CTRL while pressing return/OK button in MakeDir dialog and the ExplorerPanel will enter that folder
  • ADDED - Explorer panel settings for default path for new tabs
  • ADDED - Explorer panel settings for column sortby and sort order for new tabs.
  • ADDED - Explorer Panel tweak settings for enable/disable of context menu for current location should be shown on ".."
  • ADDED - File Operation progress now show progress of queuing items for internal plugin operations.
  • ADDED - Menu > Edit > Compare Folders Advanced - For advanced compare of the source/target folders for selections.
  • ADDED - FSFTP bookmark now has an option if the log windows should be shown or not when connecting.
  • ADDED - FSFTP will now log data connections errors better.
  • FIXED - DuplicateTab will now duplicate most tab/explorer panel settings.
  • FIXED - QuickLaunchBar will now remember the Right click options for AllowInsertByDrop/AllowRearrange
  • FIXED - Fixad issue when unpacking large zip with duplicated files in archive.
  • FIXED - FSZip issue when overwriting existing files
  • FIXED - FSFTP now send "AUTH TLS" instead of "AUTH TLS-P" for protected login
  • FIXED - SetFolderDateTime tool can cause a crash.
  • FIXED - Icon Override Setup is no longer case sensitive
  • FIXED - MultiFileViewer - Highlighting was sometimes not shown. Was overdrawn by Syntax Coloring
  • FIXED - MultiFileViewer - RegEx syntax coloring rule could sometimes cause a crash
  • FIXED - MultiFileViewer - Can now find text part backwards (up) in Unicode text files again



Changes for v5.5 (Build 1975) - v5.6 (Build 2000)

  • Mostly fixes for MultiRename and new changes in the MultiFileViewer
  • MultiRename - Minor UI Changes and Find/Replace changes
  • MultiFileViewer - Now has a new Color Themes System
  • MultiFileViewer Color Syntax formatting are now easier to configure and use
  • Issue with creating MD5 checksum files is fixed
  • Go to root command will go to the locked root path if tab is locked.
  • 7 rare stability issues fixed
  • + a lot more



Changes for v5.1.1 (Build 1926) - v5.5 (Build 1975)

  • 185+ Changes
  • Some of the changes are...
  • ADDED - New Language - Lithuanian - Translation created by Raimondas Duzinskas
  • ADDED - Explorer Panel now has Experimental Support for "Flat Filesystem View" (Press View mode button or Shift+Ctrl+B)
  • ADDED - Path property/column added, Can be used in Flat view to show relative path.
  • ADDED - Going to next/prev in QuickSearch will now loop around.
  • ADDED - Can now select/unselect files/folder with same color rule set Ctrl+Shift+(Num+) / Ctrl+Shift+(Num-)
  • ADDED - MultiRename - Find and Replace now support unlimited pairs and easier to edit many find/replace pairs
  • ADDED - Tabs Layout can now be saved/loaded to/from file.
  • ADDED - Audio Tool - Create Playlist (M3U/PLS) with support for advanced filtering
  • ADDED - SFV Tool can now creates CRC/MD5 files that are encoded in UTF8 or Unicode
  • ADDED - Favorites Window will reset its view filter when shown next time. (Also added option to turn that off)
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.Explorer.NewBrowser / MC.Explorer.Goto now support "FLAT" option to open path in flat mode
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.CheckSum.Create for starting/creating checksums
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.LoadTabs and MC.SaveTabs to Load/Save tabs from script
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.LoadButtonPanelLayout that will load a new button panel layout from script
  • ADDED - Custom Command MC.Explorer.Selection.SelectByColor / MC.Explorer.Selection.UnselectByColor
  • ADDED - MultiScript function for setting selected items in a view ( SetSourceSelected()/SetTargetSelect() )
  • ADDED - MultiScript function for getting all items in a view ( GetSourceItems()/GetTargetItems() )
  • FIXED - MultiScript command "GetFileProp(...) now support a 3rd paramter (optional). If it is "1", Then the returned value will be the display value, (else the RAW value is returned)
  • FIXED - Will no longer check for availible free space for move operations on same drive.
  • FIXED - Copy a 'symlink to a file' Copy/Move Links option active will now creates a new symlink.
  • FIXED - Fixed issue with creating .gz files
  • FIXED - MultiFileViewer did not load settings correct when opened from search panel
  • FIXED - 12 Rare stability issues.



Changes for v5.1 (Build 1922) - v5.1.1 (Build 1926)

  • Minor fixes. 20+ Changes.
  • ADDED - Commandline field now support "#[devicelabel]" and it switch to the current path of that device. (Wildcard supported)
  • ADDED - View filter support filtering on size with ">SizeUnit" / "500M", "<30G" , "<500k"
  • FIXED - 7Zip error handing improved.
  • FIXED - Customize Keyboard window should work better in high DPI
  • FIXED - Page scrolling in thumbnail list mode now works better.
  • FIXED - Thumbnail detail mode did not always show the thumbnail.
  • FIXED - Issue with copy progress windows.
  • FIXED - 2 crash issues reported by Crash report system.



Changes for v5.0 (Build 1888) - v5.1 (Build 1922)

  • Mostly fixes. 120+ Changes.
  • ADDED - ExplorerPanel panel now have an extra 1px padding for the lines (Size can be tweaked in settings)
  • ADDED - Installer now accept parameter /CONFIG= that contains a settings backup that will be installed.
  • ADDED - Color Rule name used for a file item can be shown as a column.
  • ADDED - When doing a forced refresh. File coloring will also be forced refreshed.
  • ADDED - Able to force a solid color for the focus row indicator.
  • ADDED - Configuration of gridlines colors
  • ADDED - SFV tool can now read .sfv/.md5 files in unicode.
  • ADDED - Can now move select name/ext part with Ctrl+Home/Ctrl+End while doing inplace rename
  • ADDED - FolderTree now has settings for a filter of what devices should be listed in the tree view.
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.ShellPaste that will call Windows Shell Paste without the internal handling.
  • ADDED - Mouse wheel action is now always forwarded to window under mouse cursor, even if window is not in focus.
  • ADDED - MultiScript function LoadArray/SaveArray can now be called with GetLines/SaveLines
  • ADDED - MultiScript function "AutoCreateVar(0|1)" to turn the AutoCreateVar feature in script engine on/off
  • ADDED - MultiScript Script engine can now declare variables without "@var" in many situations.
  • ADDED - MultiScript function NetWGet(, ,) that will download from web and save to disk.
  • FIXED - MultiScript function DeleteFile now accept options as comma separated list
  • FIXED - MultiScript function DeleteFile failed sometimes when deleting zip files.
  • FIXED - MultiScript function DeleteFile now recpect the option "NOPROGRESS"
  • FIXED - Can now open some zip archive that have mismatched header data.
  • FIXED - Use font style from File coloring rules when drawing file item with Focus/Selected color
  • FIXED - Crash issue that could happen sometimes when testing archives.
  • CHANGE- FileType Default setup will open Windows associated editor for images files when doing edit on an image.
  • CHANGE- Changed how arrow key behaved in Inplace rename.
  • FIXED - Issue with date fields in Text Tool SortLines
  • FIXED - Issue with overwrite with Text Tool SortLines
  • FIXED - Problem with the response data when using the WM_COPYDATA API and Ascii
  • FIXED - Fixed issue with the Tray Icon poping up even if disabled
  • FIXED - FSRar had issue if rar file that was created on linux and contained a path starting with /
  • FIXED - 5 crash issues reported by Crash report system.
  • WEB - Lots of changes in the Online Documentation
  • WEB - Online documentation can now be downloaded as a PDF



Changes for v4.9.0 Beta (Build 1874) - v5.0 (Build 1888)

  • Many fixes and improvements. Over 220+ Changes
  • ADDED - New Text Tool - SortLines
  • ADDED - New Text Tool - FindAndReplace
  • ADDED - Picture Viewer can now show an overlay with photo info like FNum,Exposure,ISO (Press P in viewer)
  • ADDED - Better error message when user tries to copy a placeholder file
  • ADDED - Custom Command "MC.Utils.SortLines"
  • ADDED - Custom Command "MC.Utils.FindAndReplace"
  • ADDED - Custom Command "MC.ShowFavWindow" and "MC.ShowFavPopup"
  • ADDED - View Filter popup now also show previous view filters that was set manually
  • ADDED - Holding Shift when entering linked folder it will now follow link instead of resolving it
  • ADDED - 3de party programs can now interact with MC using WM_COPYDATA messages. (like Goto and GetCurrent... )
  • ADDED - Picture exif properties to be shown as columns (ISO,Exposure,FNum,ExpBias,Flash)
  • ADDED - Alternative short admin tag for application title bar is now used if commandline option -A is set
  • ADDED - Tooltip delay and timeout times can now be change under tweak settings (Explorer Panel)
  • ADDED - Browse timeout can now be tweaked. (Only useful if you get double item issue)
  • ADDED - Rar FileSystem extension is now using the UnRAR 5.2.3 source.
  • ADDED - Thumbnail overlay text can now be set to date or photoinfo
  • ADDED - Language Editor now remember selected language
  • ADDED - Language Editor can now filter list and only show text items that are NOT translated
  • FIXED - Thumbnail overlay text on thumbnails now works when using the internal thumbnail engine (WinXP)
  • FIXED - Loading startup ini is no longer sensitive for pre/post white spaces.
  • FIXED - When ExplorerStyle settings is used. Changed how color for focus item is set when panel is not in focus.
  • FIXED - Fixed issue where device got removed from MC when it was formatted
  • FIXED - File search sometimes failed to search file content if file was in use.
  • FIXED - Portable/WPD will now show blank date if date property is not valid
  • FIXED - Portable/WPD will use created date as default date to show instead of modified, if modifed is not valid
  • FIXED - 9 crash issues reported by Crash report system.



Changes for v4.6.2 (Build 1804) - v4.9.0 Beta (Build 1874)

  • 173 Changes
  • ADDED - New Text Tool - SortLines
  • ADDED - New Text Tool - FindAndReplace
  • ADDED - Picture Viewer can now show an overlay with photo info like FNum,Exposure,ISO (Press P in viewer)
  • ADDED - Better error message when user tries to copy a placeholder file
  • ADDED - Custom Command "MC.Utils.SortLines"
  • ADDED - Custom Command "MC.Utils.FindAndReplace"
  • ADDED - Custom Command "MC.ShowFavWindow" and "MC.ShowFavPopup"
  • ADDED - View Filter popup now also show previous view filters that was set manually
  • ADDED - Holding Shift when entering linked folder it will now follow link instead of resolving it
  • ADDED - 3de party programs can now interact with MC using WM_COPYDATA messages. (Goto and GetCurrent... )
  • ADDED - Picture exif properties to be shown as columns (ISO,Exposure,FNum,ExpBias,Flash)
  • ADDED - Thumbnail overlay text can now be set to date or photoinfo
  • ADDED - Tooltip delay and timeout times can now be change under tweak settings (Explorer Panel)
  • ADDED - Alternative short admin tag for application title bar is now used if commandline option -A is set
  • ADDED - Browse timeout can now be tweaked. (Only useful if you get double item issue)
  • ADDED - Rar FileSystem extension is now built using the UnRAR 5.2.3 source.
  • FIXED - Loading startup ini is no longer sensitive for pre/post white spaces.
  • FIXED - When ExplorerStyle settings is used. Changed how color for focus item is set when panel is not in focus.
  • FIXED - Fixed issue where device got removed from MC when it was formatted
  • FIXED - File search sometimes failed to search file content if file was in use.
  • FIXED - Portable/WPD will now show blank date if date property is not valid
  • FIXED - Portable/WPD will use created date as default date to show instead of modified, if modifed is not valid
  • FIXED - 6 crash issues reported by Crash report system.



Changes for v4.6.1 (Build 1802) - v4.6.2 (Build 1804)

  • 5 more fixes that need to be released.
  • Hopefully no more minor updates to 4.6 is needed
  • FIXED - 5 Crash issues reported by crash report system
  • also 150+ Changes since v4.5



Changes for v4.6 (Build 1800) - v4.6.1 (Build 1802)

  • Only a couple of minor fixes that cause a pain for some users
  • 7 Changes
  • FIXED - 3 Crash issues reported by crash report system
  • UPDATE- Updated language packs.



Changes for v4.5.1 ( Build 1769 ) - v4.6 (Build 1800)

  • Many fixes and improvements. Over 130+ Changes
  • ADDED - Support for Italian - Created by Aldo
  • ADDED - Picture Viewer can now adjust colors using gamma, brightness, gray scale, normalize and more.
  • ADDED - Picture Viewer can now Save picture in another format.
  • ADDED - Picture Viewer can now resize image.
  • ADDED - Picture Viewer support undo (Ctrl+Z) after doing color changes.
  • ADDED - Picture Tools can now batch resize images.
  • ADDED - CustomCommand "MC.PictureTools.Convert"
  • ADDED - CustomCommand "MC.PictureTools.Resize"
  • ADDED - Image dimensions can now be shown as an overlay text on the thumbnail.
  • ADDED - Button panel wizard will now add icon if the dropped file is a .exe
  • ADDED - Add/Remove Selection now support regular expressions. start match with ":"
  • ADDED - View filters now support regular expressions. Start filters with ":" (File size equal filter moved to "=" )
  • ADDED - QuickLaunchBar now support ${sourcepath} and ${targetpath} in parameter field
  • ADDED - New Option to enable so that parent context menu is shown if user click on the blank area of an item.
  • ADDED - MultiRename support moving item up/down from hotkey or popup menu when right clicking on item
  • ADDED - MultiRename will now add item to its list in the same order they are shown in the Explorer Panel.
  • FIXED - Save current column layout sometimes did not save the columns in the correct order.
  • FIXED - Thumbnail detailed view mode did not always show all columns.
  • FIXED - Will now retry getting .exe icon if default .exe is returned. (Can happen if AV/Other software has a lock on the file)
  • FIXED - Icon override if FileType Setup is no longer case sensitive
  • FIXED - Column resize issue if a column got < 0 is size.
  • FIXED - When viewing a file using external viewer the focused file will be used.
  • FIXED - Thumbnail background thread will now update the main ui better.
  • FIXED - 4 crash issues reported by Crash report system.



Changes for v4.5.0 (Build 1768) - v4.5.1 ( Build 1769 )

  • The difference from 4.5 and 4.5.1 is only minor fix that corrects an issue with the installer.
  • Also this release also contains more updated language packs.



Changes for v4.4.0 (Build 1725) - v4.5.0 (Build 1768)

  • Major new additions is the possiblity to browse favorites as a filesystem (FAV:)
  • Also Thumbnail list mode now support vertical scrolling.
  • Many fixed and improvments. Over 155+ Changes
  • Some of them are....
  • ADDED - FSFavorite Plugin that allows browsing of favorite as a virtual filesystem.
  • ADDED - Refresh device item to the Dropdown list of devices.
  • ADDED - Active tab that are not using custom colors are shown with a lighter color (eg. Log tab panel)
  • ADDED - Pack/Unpack window now has settings if it should use target as default location or not.
  • ADDED - MultiRename window can be closed by pressing ESCAPE key.
  • ADDED - Now possible to choose what extended device items should be shown in the device dropdown list.
  • ADDED - Explorer Panel has a new experimental view mode 'Thumbnail Detail'
  • ADDED - New Thumbnail engine option : "Crop to Square" (Only valid if thumbnail engine is "Windows" and OS is Win8+)
  • ADDED - Thumbnail List mode now support Vertical scrolling (Up-Down).
  • CHANGE- Thumbnail queue management will now prioritized item that are currently visible.
  • CHANGE- Changed how the tab is drawn. Is now more flat.
  • CHANGE- Removed some obsolete settings, Change some defaults.
  • FIXED - MultiRename - Tags with negative value was 0-based, Start value was 1-based, Now both are 1 based (eg [N-3]).
  • FIXED - MultiRename - Folder [F] tag rule now works like name tag [N] (Eg [F-4] works like [N-4]).
  • FIXED - Copy/Move progress window tries better to keep its since when queue is shown/hidden.
  • FIXED - Queue in Copy/Move progress window will try to show the alternative targetname if one is set.
  • FIXED - Key combo for Quick Search in Explorer Panel will no longer trigger if more keys then configured are pressed.
  • FIXED - Eject/Disconnect command in Explorer Panel can now be assigned to hotkey.
  • FIXED - Exporting the list of keyboard shortcuts will now be saved as Unicode (UTF16).
  • FIXED - Handles insert/removal of devices that are mounted under a folder better.
  • FIXED - Thread synchronization issue with thumbnail extraction that could sometimes cause a crash.
  • FIXED - Couple of issue with Change View mode and refresh issue with view modes changes.
  • FIXED - Minor Issues with installer
  • FIXED - Problem with deleting from zip archive.
  • FIXED - Quick Connect for FTP work again.
  • FIXED - 4 crash issues reported by Crash report system.



Changes for v4.3.1 (Build 1702) - v4.4.0 (Build 1725)

  • Over 85+ changes since v4.3.1
  • This release contains mostly fixes but also some new features.
  • Major changes.
  • Browsing remote desktop shares like \\TSClient now works better
  • Quick Create folder option when right clicking on CreateFolder button on toolbar
  • Installer Reworked and can now do an upgrade
  • Better UTF8 support in FTP
  • Customizing of keys for Favorites,Back,Forward,History will now be saved between restarts
  • Scrollbar issues with the MultiDataViewer is now fixed
  • + A lot more



Changes for v4.2.1 (build 1674) - v4.3.1 (Build 1702)

  • FIXED - FolderTree caused a crash on some drop operations.
  • Release v4.3 (Build 1700) (15-Jun-2014 )
  • Major change is the new virtual filesystem plugin : FSPortable
  • Over 160+ Changes with fixes and improvements and some of them are...
  • ADDED - New Virtual filesystem plugin that provides access to portable devices. (Smartphones/Tables)
  • ADDED - Create Folder dialog now accept F6 for replacing all illegal folder characters with spaces
  • ADDED - Create Folder dialog now accept F7 for removing all spaces
  • ADDED - Create Folder dialog now accept F9 for inserting todays date as name (ISO formatted)
  • ADDED - Create folder dialog now accept a complete path, This will override the current location.
  • ADDED - Folder tree now support that a folder might be drag from it or dropped in it.
  • ADDED - History popup that shows visited path is now global, Not only for current panel.
  • ADDED - Informative tooltip now shows all file dates.
  • ADDED - Drag and drop data of TYMED_ISTORAGE type now supported
  • ADDED - CustomCommand to force a refresh of the folder tree ( MC.Explorer.RefreshTree )
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.Explorer.Delete now support optional option "NEWQUEUE", "USEEXISTINGQUEUE"
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.Explorer.Copy now support optional option "NEWQUEUE", "USEEXISTINGQUEUE"
  • ADDED - MultiScript function CopyFile,MoveFile now support optional option "NEWQUEUE", "USEEXISTINGQUEUE"
  • ADDED - MultiScript function "Packfile" / "UnpackFile" / "MakeDir"
  • ADDED - Added size restriction to external files to 25MB
  • FIXED - Unpack dialog will now use the source location as default target path.
  • FIXED - Paths containing ~ sometimes got confused as a shorted 8.3 path
  • FIXED - Password protected zip archives now works. (Only standard zip password protection is supported)
  • FIXED - Password protected 7Zip archives now works better
  • FIXED - Folder tree now shows the correct folder name for folders that are mounted devices
  • FIXED - 6 crash issues reported by Crash report system



Changes for v4.2.0 (build 1672) - v4.2.1 (build 1674)

  • 4.2.1 fixed some issue with the installer and contains updated language packs. No other changes.
  • So if you update using the auto updater there is no need to update from 4.2 to 4.2.1



Changes for v4.2.0 (build 1671) - v4.2.0 (build 1672)

  • A lot better high DPI support
  • Better touch support for devices that support that
  • Color rules can now change font style
  • Some issues with the Zip support is fixed
  • Windows Context menu did not work in some places
  • Improved error handling
  • New MultiScript function for Relative path to/from Absolute path conversion
  • + A lot more



Changes for v4.1.0 Build 1620 - v4.2.0 (build 1671)

  • ADDED - User Defined Commands can now be duplicated.
  • ADDED - Button panel changed so it can not be undocked. Then no close button is shown making it look better
  • ADDED - Buttons in the Button panel can now be drawn transparent.
  • ADDED - New column that shows the length of the name or fullpath.
  • ADDED - Option to enable/disable the refresh tab when application focus is returned to MultiCommander
  • ADDED - Command line field can now show hits/tips when not used. (Can be disabled in core settings)
  • ADDED - Command line command ":one" now also work for going to OneDrive/SkyDrive folder
  • ADDED - Option for "Expand folder hovering over during drag and drop in folder tree". (Was always enabled before, can now be disabled)
  • ADDED - Option if a new tab should be opened when browsing to new location in a locked tab.
  • ADDED - Rule Based file coloring can now be configured to also change font style like Bold,Italic,Underline,Strikeout
  • ADDED - New MultiScript functions PathMakeRelativeMC(...), PathMakeAbsoluteMC(...), PathTranslatePath(...), TranslateEnvString(...)
  • ADDED - Custom command MC.Explorer.NewBrowser now support TABCOLORS,TABNAME,TABLOCK paramters
  • ADDED - New Custom Command MC.FileSystem.Unpack
  • ADDED - New Custom command MC.Explorer.SetTabProp for setting tab properties like color, on existing tab
  • ADDED - Duplicating a Explorer Panel tab. or opening a folder from one tab into a new tab. New tab will get the same custom Tab Colors.
  • ADDED - Doing TapAndHold on touch devices will now be a right click. (Show context menu in most places)
  • ADDED - MultiFileViewer have experimental support for line filtering (grep)
  • FIXED - Command line fields dropdown history is now shown and saved correct.
  • FIXED - QuickLaunchBar now works better with relative and environments paths.
  • FIXED - Color rules are now refresh when files are renamed or attributes changed (From inside MC)
  • FIXED - Copying files to folder starting with ".." now works again. Eg "..Myfolder"
  • FIXED - FileTypeSetup will not clear extension field if external program is selected
  • FIXED - If sorting of columns that shown extended info (info fetched in background), view will now resort automatically when data is ready.
  • FIXED - Windows Shell context menu did not work in some locations.
  • FIXED - A couple of strange issues with context menu handling
  • FIXED - Issue with overwriting existing file inside a zip archive.
  • FIXED - Refresh issues when a zip is rebuilt.
  • FIXED - Lots of DPI scaling issues fixed. MC now look good in 150% DPI. Still some minor issue with 125%
  • FIXED - Improved error handling and error reporting of read/write errors.
  • FIXED - Improved error logging in a couple of places.
  • FIXED - A lot of minor fixes and changes to error handling
  • FIXED - Placeholder files is now being identified (Win8.1+ only)
  • FIXED - When unpacking rar it could happen it complained that disk was full even if disk was not full.
  • FIXED - Some icons was messed up if icon cached was cleared
  • FIXED - Context Menu key on keyboard now works for the ".." item
  • FIXED - The settings "Remember Selected files/folders when changing path" now works again. (can be turned off)
  • FIXED - 14 crash issues reported by Crash report system



Changes for v4.0.0 Build 1611 - v4.1.0 Build 1620

  • ADDED - Updated language packs for JP,NL,ES,PT,FR,RU
  • ADDED - Can now Bind/Unbind key from command line field using ":bindkey (cmd) (key)" , ":unbindkey (cmd)"
  • ADDED - New Custom Command for bind/unbind keys MC.BindKey, MC.UnBindKey
  • ADDED - How the Explorer Panel read its settings are change, Tabs are created faster.
  • ADDED - Clicking on reset filter button will now toggle between *.* and previous filter.
  • ADDED - Better error handling when deleting to recycle bin.
  • FIXED - Color Rules did not remember if default profile was selected.
  • FIXED - Color Rules are now refreshed better when they are changed.
  • FIXED - Show hidden files did not always refresh views after option was changed.
  • FIXED - When color rules are change the views will now update it self better.
  • FIXED - Back/Forward button now show the popup menu on right click
  • FIXED - Rename toolbar icon shows a popup menu with some of the rename options when right clicked.
  • FIXED - Loading of custom time format now works again.
  • FIXED - The change file date/time dialog did not use text from MultiLanguage system in two places.
  • FIXED - Multi Commander will now be sent to front if it is already visible and user click on tray icon.
  • FIXED - A MultiMonitor issue when doing click and drag.
  • FIXED - 7 crash issues reported by Crash report system.



Changes for v3.5.1 (Build 1530) - v4.0.0 Build 1611

  • New Splash screen - Provided by Patrick of Chasing Carrots (www.chasing-carrots.com)
  • Icons can be overriden in file type setup
  • Explorer panel now also support medium and extra large icons
  • Quick look and feel redesigned
  • Tab can be customize with colors and name
  • Progress bar colors can be customized
  • Browsing network is cached between restarts
  • New View Filter button for quicker view filter selections
  • Support for unpacking rar archives created by RAR 5.0
  • a lot more



Changes for v3.5.0 Build 1500 - v3.5.1 (Build 1530)

  • New Language - Portuguese - Translated by Pedro Albuquerque
  • MultiCommander will not change to be a toplevel window if it is activated by starting to dragged a item.
  • Improved error logging for read/write errors
  • Windows Control Panels can be access from the Tools menu. (And Hotkey can be assigned to them )
  • Favorites Window now works again
  • Showing some of the special folder in the device toolbar now works again
  • 14 Rare Crash issues reported by Crash report system.



Changes for v3.2.1 - v3.5.0 Build 1500

  • File Coloring Rules Editor
  • Inline rename can move to previous/next item with arrow keys
  • New Regular expression engine that is perl compatible.
  • Windows Control Panels can be access from the Tools menu. (And Hotkey can be assigned to them )
  • (Not supported on WinXP)
  • New delete progress window that shows more information.
  • File Search window will remember search filter.
  • Lots of minor issues fixed with FTP, MultiScript, MultiRename
  • 12 rare crashes reported by crash report system
  • Public Beta SDK release. (Go to online forum for more information)



Changes for v3.2.0 - v3.2.1

  • Major changes.
  • Better handling of name conflict during rename
  • Common CheckSum task added as commands in tools menu.
  • Edit new file. (Shift+F4 or Shift+F9 depending on key setup)
  • GetTime() functions in MultiScript now returns the correct time.
  • Many minor issues with FTP fixed.
  • Dropping attachments from Outlook into MultiCommander now works.
  • Lots of SDK changes and cleanup, Preparation for SDK release.
  • 10 Rare crash issues that was reported by crash report system is fixed.
  • And a lot more fixes and improvements
  • v3.2.1 replaces v3.2 - There was a small file copy bug that caused a crash if filename had special characters



Changes for v3.1.0 (Build 1401) - v3.2.0

  • 145+ Changes and some of them are....
  • ADDED - Rules based file coloring now support many more attributes and date rules and can be loaded/saved. (No UI yet, Create them using script)
  • ADDED - Better handling of name conflicts when renaming multiple files, by any of the rename commands under Tools > Rename.
  • ADDED - Copy/Move Progress window will now show file sizes formatted.
  • ADDED - Common CheckSum tasks are added to tool menu. So those tasks can now be used easier.
  • ADDED - New 'Edit new file' command (Shift+F4 or Shift+F9 depending on setup)
  • FIXED - GetTime() function in MultiScript now returns the correct time.
  • FIXED - Test packed files now works better.
  • FIXED - Issue when creating a folder that already existed.
  • FIXED - Issue when drag and dropping a single empty folder.
  • FIXED - Many minor issues with FTP and FTP Logging fixed.
  • FIXED - Dropping an attachment Outlook would overwrite file if it already existed.
  • FIXED - Lots of internal SDK changes and cleanup (Preparation for release of SDK )
  • FIXED - Issue that some Explorer Panel tabs change path when removing device (USB Stick) even if they did not show that path.
  • FIXED - MC.Explorer.Selection.SelectAll/MC.Explorer.Selection.UnselectAll now works
  • FIXED - "Replace all older" when copying files will now skip files if the filedate are exactly the same.
  • FIXED - 10 Crash issue reported by Crash report system



Changes for v3.0.0 (Build 1360) - v3.1.0 (Build 1401)

  • ADDED - Support for New Langauge - Romanian Created by Gabriel
  • ADDED - Auto expansion of subitems can now be disabled in the FolderTree.
  • ADDED - FTP now support UTF8 encoded filenames and UTF8 encoding in the FTP log.
  • ADDED - FTP now support context menu. Will for now only show "Edit" for bookmark items and "Disconnect" for ftp items.
  • ADDED - MultiRename search and replace part can now be set to only process Name part or Extension part or Both.
  • ADDED - Now possible to run file in search result from the context menu.
  • ADDED - Now possible to customize the key for the Explorer Panel command "Toggle selection and step down"
  • ADDED - Now possible to customize the key for the Explorer Panel command "Toggle selection and calculate folder"
  • ADDED - Editing an exiting custom command in the editor. The namespace/function dropdown and description will update to match command
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.Explorer.Selection.Select now support option ONLYFILES / ONLYFOLDERS (Works in all panel types)
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.Explorer.Select now support option ONLYFILES / ONLYFOLDERS (Only for Explorer Panel)
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.Explorer.SizeFolder
  • ADDED - CustomCommand MC.Explorer.SizeItemFocus
  • ADDED - CustomCommand "SetActiveTab" now support "Next" and "Prev" as tab parameter.
  • ADDED - Rename multiple item using move to same path (shift+F6) is now using target name filter.
  • ADDED - Rule based file coloring. (Exprimental, no UI to configure it yet. Use MultiScript to configure)
  • ADDED - Able to hide delete options dialog when deleting to recyle bin. (Use at own risk)
  • ADDED - FileOperations settings that was access from CopyTo dialog is not also available from configuration menu
  • ADDED - Change file properties dialog (Attributes and FileTime) can now also change Created and LastAccess time.
  • ADDED - Show hidden files command and Search command now available in menu and toolbar
  • ADDED - Extended Contextmenu options is shown if shift is pressed while showing it
  • ADDED - Hovertime for auto select on hover can now be tweaked
  • FIXED - QuickLaunchBar handles relatives paths better.
  • ADDED - QuickLaunchBar can create relative paths better
  • ADDED - QuickLaunchBar can now be configured on how to handle dropped files.
  • FIXED - Converting path to absolute/relative in FileTypeSetup now works better.
  • FIXED - File search handles binary files better.
  • FIXED - QuickSearch in ExplorerPanel can now be started with none localized alpha letters.
  • FIXED - TargetName pattern now supported for copy of multiple files/folders.
  • FIXED - Path matching settings in FileTypeSetup is now loaded correct.
  • FIXED - CheckSum checking (SFV) sometimes locked a file if the process was stopped with the stop button.
  • FIXED - Issue with move operation leaving a empty folders if SKIP ALL was selected when an existing file was found when moving a previous folder.
  • FIXED - Crash problem with FTP on 64bit OS
  • FIXED - UserDefined Commands of external type will now expand ${xx} tags correctly.
  • ADDED - RAR files will now be tested against it bytemark before they are opened as rar files.
  • FIXED - File search continue button in dialog now works again
  • FIXED - Crash issue with Tar/Gz
  • FIXED - Lots of internal fixes and improvements.
  • FIXED - 8 Crash problems reported by the Crash Report System.



Changes for v2.8.2 (Build 1291) - v3.0.0 (Build 1360)

  • CHANGE- A lot of internal core changes.
  • CHANGE- A lot of SDK/API changes.
  • FIXED - Commands run from the commandline field will now use the FileType setup to determin how the file should be run.
  • ADDED - New MultiScript functions StrRFind, PathGetPathPart, PathGetNamePath, PathGetFileExtPart, PathGetParts
  • FIXED - Problem with MultiScript function StrRegExpFind
  • FIXED - Crash problem when running incorrect code as MultiScript
  • FIXED - Script engine can not return a const array of variables correct.
  • FIXED - Issues with the MultiScript Debugger.
  • ADDED - Favorites can now be shown as a popup menu in the crumbbar. (as right click action on the Path field)
  • FIXED - Text issue when deleting favorite item.
  • FIXED - Fixed some strange lost focus problem with Favorites Window.
  • FIXED - Many texts that did not use the MultiLanguage system is now using it
  • ADDED - Language selection dialog show on first run. Will now autoselect the users language if found.
  • ADDED - Major change on How the MultiLanguage system works.
  • ADDED - Built in language editor updated with more features.
  • CHANGE- MultiCommander will now read the language files from the LanguagePack files named LangPack_xx.zip stored in the Languages folder.
  • FIXED - Changing hotkey to a extended key did not always survive restart.
  • FIXED - Extensions that are disabled by the user are now no longer loaded.
  • FIXED - Issue with pressing right button while dragging
  • FIXED - Hide/Show state of toolbars might be reset after update because of a fix in how it remember the state.
  • FIXED - Extra long path issue fixed when syncing source/target path.
  • FIXED - Extra long path issue when copy path to clipboard.
  • FIXED - Extra long path issue when copy long path to a short path.
  • FIXED - Thumbnail view mode setting was not always saved.
  • ADDED - Empty folder will now show 0 is size folder when doing folder sizing.
  • ADDED - Folders can be forced to be sorted by name.
  • ADDED - MultiUpdate using new way of downloading updates. (Old way can be activated in settings)
  • ADDED - The Device Toolbar will now show tooltip for the device/folder icons.
  • FIXED - Fixed problem when saving a FileOperations presets.
  • CHANGE- Customized FileOperation Read/Write strategies are no longer stored in MultiCommander.xml, Now stored in FileOpRWStratergy.xml, Will autoconvert.
  • CHANGE- FileOperationPluginProfiles are no longer stored in MultiCommander.xml, Now stored in FileOpPluginProfiles.xml (Will be autoconvert)
  • CHANGE- FileOperationPresets are no longer stored in MultiCommander.xml, Now stored in own file FileOpPresets.xml, (Will be autoconvert)
  • CHANGE- Alias information is moved from MultiCommander.xml to its own file Aliases.xml. (Will be autoconvert)
  • CHANGE- Modules information is moved from MultiCommander.xml to its own file Modules.xml. (Will be autoconvert)
  • CHANGE- Improved performance when reading config/settings information. (Will probably not be noticable, but it is a lot faster)
  • CHANGE- Icons used in MultiCommander.exe and some of the extensions are moved to it's one DLL file named MCIcons.dll
  • CHANGE- Lots of internal changes to handle the new Icon system
  • REMOVE- Many obsolete icons that was still inside MultiCommander.exe removed.
  • FIXED - 4 Crash issue reported by crash report system.



Changes for v2.8.1 Build 1275 - v2.8.2 (Build 1291)

  • ADDED - MultiScript function for working with file attributes ( AddFileAttributes/Set.../Remove.../Get../Has...)
  • ADDED - MultiScript function MoveFile(....)
  • ADDED - Search now support exclude filtering.
  • ADDED - Pressing Ctrl+Q in the Favorites Window will now toggle between the Name and Path
  • FIXED - If 'New version' checking at startup was aborted or timed out could hang MultiCommander.
  • FIXED - Some wildcard matching problem with Search Tool.
  • FIXED - Crash issue if Multi Commander was closed before all of the startup tasks was finished.
  • FIXED - Favorites Windows is now shown in the places that HotPath was shown before.
  • FIXED - Some issues with the Favorites Windows
  • FIXED - 2 Crashes reported by crash report system



Changes for v2.8.0 Build 1273 - v2.8.1 Build 1275

  • FIXED - Missing icons on DriveBar located inside the Explorer Panel
  • FIXED - Rare crash issue that happen at startup.
  • FIXED - Some fonts was not using the charset set by Windows.
  • FIXED - Crash sometimes when copy/pasting in Favorites Window.
  • FIXED - Favorites Window did not hide if lost focus when in edit/add/delete mode.



Changes for v2.7.2 Build 1200 - v2.8.0 Build 1273

  • Over 130+ Changes.
  • ADDED - New Favorites/Bookmark System. Press ALT+BackSpace or press Favorites icon on commandline bar to show it.
  • ADDED - New Language : Hungarian - Provided by Zityisoft
  • REMOVE- HotPaths removed. Replaced with quick path in the the Favorite manager. (HotPath will be converted automatically)
  • ADDED - The colors for the ProgressBar shown in statusbar can now be configured.
  • ADDED - Highlights in FileViewer can easier be removed and added from the context menu.
  • ADDED - Selection status in Explorer Panel can now be configured to show 0,1,2 decimals
  • ADDED - Selection status in Explorer Panel can now be configured to mini/short/long size unit after the size
  • ADDED - Explorer Panel can now show 0,1,2 decimals in the size column.
  • ADDED - Explorer Panel can now show none/mini/short/long size unit after the size.
  • ADDED - Command to load selection from clipboard.
  • ADDED - Drive bar in main window can now show Special Folders, Virtual Devices and Cloud folders.
  • ADDED - MultiScript can now show a window asking user to select one of many items from a dropdown list. See : "AskOption"
  • ADDED - MultiScript function to convert date/time as text to number value. See : "ParseDateTime"
  • ADDED - Settings to force what panel side that should be set as active at startup.
  • ADDED - Default settings for new tabs, View Mode and FolderTree can be configured.
  • CHANGE- Date format settings is now a global settings for all open Explorer Panels.
  • FIXED - Some backup/restore issue when running in portable mode.
  • FIXED - Icon was not shown for Net/Reg/FTP on the Toolbar if icon size was 24 or 48.
  • FIXED - Fixed problem with launching programs from the QuickLaunch bar, If the path had dots in a folder name.
  • FIXED - Multi-Script Debugger will now list script sorted, Work faster and better.
  • FIXED - Scrollbar problem in List mode.
  • FIXED - Problem when running an empty MultiScript
  • FIXED - Problem with custom command "MC.Run" The parameter "STARTIN" did not work.
  • FIXED - Pack/Unpack/CopyTo dialog will now use filesystem auto completion.
  • FIXED - Selection status in ExplorerPanel will now use the thousand separator defined by Windows.
  • FIXED - FTP Log tab will now use the same font and colors defined for the other logs.
  • FIXED - Will now warn if codepage that can be defined for zip is invalid
  • FIXED - Crash problem is zip codepage is invalid.
  • FIXED - Rare crash problem with settings.
  • FIXED - 6 other Crash problems reported by crash report system



Changes for v2.7.1 Build 1182 - v2.7.2 Build 1200

  • Can now connect User Defined Command to mouse buttons
  • Now possible to enable 'Auto select file/folder when hovering over it'
  • Various FTP Fixes
  • Rename action configured to other then left mouse buttons now works.
  • Added support for custom formating the Date property in the MultiRename tool
  • Fixed issue that some tabs sometimes reverted back to c:\ when USB/Removable device was removed.
  • 7 Crash problem that was reported by the CrashReport system
  • + a lot more



Changes for v2.7.0 Build 1171 - v2.7.1 Build 1182

  • ADDED - Now possible to assign hotkeys to the different View Modes.
  • ADDED - Can now change view mode with custom commands. "MC.Explorer.SetViewMode"
  • ADDED - Can now change sorting with custom commands "MC.Explorer Sort"
  • ADDED - Can now drop link from browser.
  • ADDED - Support for 7Zip archives that are password protected.
  • ADDED - Can now auto run a User defined command at startup using "Multicommander.exe -AutoRun="
  • ADDED - Support for new language : Spanish - Created by Mauro72
  • ADDED - Support for new language : Chinese (Simplified) - Created by Tyler
  • ADDED - Support for new language : Chinese (Traditional) - Created by Tyler
  • ADDED - (Experimental) Force the zip filesystem to use a custom codepage. Set Codepage using ":zipcp " in the command line field. ( -1 for current system codepage )
  • ADDED - (Experimental) Force the zip filesystem to use the extended zip support for UTF8 when created Zip archive. Use commandline command ":ziputf8 1" to enable
  • ADDED - Can now configure how many hotpaths to shows. (Right click on whitespace in path field, or Ctrl+Down)
  • FIXED - Path and FreeSpace field did not update if Device Dropdown was disabled, when browsing network paths.
  • FIXED - Virtual Filesystem for 7-Zip had problem when files inside a .7z archive had invalid attributes.
  • FIXED - Crash when adding separator to menu
  • FIXED - MultiCommander Now works on Windows XP with SP2 again.
  • FIXED - 4 Crash problems reported by crash report system.



Changes for v2.5.1 Build 1115 - v2.7.0 Build 1171

  • Over 180+ Changes. Some of the major changes are.
  • NEW - Can now show files in Thumbnail List mode. Can use both Windows own Thumbnail system or a Internal one (Internal only available for WinXP)
  • NEW - Multi-Script debugger. Allowing you to step a Multi-Script line by line and see variables and their content.
  • ADDED - Skydrive and Dropbox folder are added to the device dropdown list.
  • ADDED - Command line command ":ctc" that will Clear Thumbnail Cache.
  • ADDED - Command line command ":sysinfo"
  • ADDED - Command line commands ":box" and ":sky" to go to Dropbox/Skydrive folder.
  • ADDED - Command line commands ":desk" and ":dl" to go to desktop and download folder.
  • ADDED - "Copy path to clipboard" as a toolbar button
  • ADDED - Added Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 as supported OS.
  • ADDED - When loading an icon of a invalid size. A bigger icons size is chosen and icon is scaled down. (Not WinXP)
  • ADDED - Added support for more icon sizes for the main Toolbar and QuickLaunchbar, Main toolbars can now be shown in 16/24/32/48
  • ADDED - Option to the mouse configuration to go to parent folder if double clicking on empty area.
  • ADDED - Main layout can now be change to show the layout as Top/Down, instead of Left/Right
  • ADDED - Quick zoom option to picture viewer. ( Ctrl+1 = 50%, Ctrl+2 = 100%, Ctrl+3 = 150% , Ctrl+ 0 = Stretch to fit )
  • ADDED - Device dropdown can now be disabled
  • ADDED - Can now show used space instead of free space.
  • ADDED - Free space field can now be disabled
  • ADDED - Selection status field can now show the size in other sizes then KB.
  • ADDED - Buttons that are shown after the free space field can now be disabled.
  • ADDED - Added option to disable the active panel frame highlightning.
  • ADDED - Language editor can now restore an language export package.
  • ADDED - Possible to show hidden/system files and folders with special color.
  • ADDED - Support for new language : Polish - Created by Lukasz Seweryn
  • CHANGE- The 7-Zip support is updated to a newer version.
  • FIXED - Some icons was shown incorrect when the command for that button was disabled.
  • FIXED - Updated a couple of the icons so they now looks better when showing the toolbar in 24/32/48 size
  • FIXED - Picture viewer did sometimes not show the picture at the first request to show it.
  • FIXED - Improved the performance a little when getting icons.
  • FIXED - Special folder that has special icon will now be shown with that icon.
  • FIXED - Some dialogs did not always open (Alias editor and Extension manager)
  • FIXED - Problem when unpacking zip using ALT+F6 (File > Menu > Unpack ) and target folder was a UNC path ( \\server\share )
  • FIXED - User Defined command on the QuickLauchbar will now recieve dropped files as parameter.
  • FIXED - Some icons was loaded incorrectly and was scaled even if they did not have to be.
  • FIXED - The entire row QuickLaunch Toolbar can now be disabled from the menu on XP.
  • FIXED - Crash bug in MultiScript if StrSub() was called with index that was out of range.
  • FIXED - Crash bug if Device dropdown was disabled.
  • FIXED - Various MultiLanguge issues.
  • FIXED - Restoring language in Language editor, and pressing cancel will no longer say that language files was restored
  • FIXED - Picture Viewer Zoom function 'Stretch to fit' now works better
  • FIXED - Copy Path/Name/PathName to clipboard will now work if ".." item is in focus.
  • FIXED - Problem with minimized to tray.
  • FIXED - Header in Explorer panel is now using the same font as the list part.
  • FIXED - Fixed problem after restart when 'lock tab but allow path change' was on.
  • FIXED - Fixed some drag and drop issue when dragging from some application.
  • FIXED - Fixed problem when trying to copying a file that are already opened.
  • FIXED - 12 rare crashes that was reported by the crash report system.
  • FIXED - Many internal changes and fixes.



Changes for v2.5.0 Build 1110 - v2.5.1 Build 1115

  • Explorer panel can now show files in list mode
  • Toolbar system updated, and reworked.
  • Quick launch bar for adding programs, folder and user command for easy access
  • File views has line numbers and wordwrap
  • Swap tabs with Ctrl+U
  • Many new MultiScript functions
  • Unpacking many small files from zip archive is now a lot faster
  • Portable mode will now remember open tabs between restart
  • + a lot more



Changes for v2.1.2 Build 1045 - v2.5.0 Build 1110

  • Explorer panel can now show files in list mode
  • Toolbar system updated, and reworked.
  • Quick launch bar for adding programs, folder and user command for easy access
  • File views has line numbers and wordwrap
  • Swap tabs with Ctrl+U
  • Many new MultiScript functions
  • Unpacking many small files from zip archive is now a lot faster
  • Portable mode will now remember open tabs between restart
  • a lot more



Changes for v2.1.1 Build 1038 - v2.1.2 Build 1045

  • Moving single file using Drag and drop and the file was placed in a folder with the same name as the file name.
  • Pressing the "..." button in a lot of places only worked once. Second time it was pressed nothing happened.
  • When opening search with a custom command it was always opened in the right panel. Now it will respect the PANEL= option.
  • Stack overflow problem when copying the path of thousands of files to the clipboard.
  • 2 very rare crash problem.



Changes for v2.1.0 Build 1030 - v2.1.1 Build 1038

  • This is a minor release with just some minor fixes.
  • The fixes are for some crash issues that even though they happen very rarely I thought it was impotent enough to create a minor release with them now instead of waiting for the next major release.



Changes for v2.0.0 Build 996 - v2.1.0 Build 1030

  • The focus for this release has been bug fixes. But a couple of new features has been added.
  • Since last version (2.0) over 210+ change has gone into this release.
  • Some of the new features and fixes are...
  • Two new languages are supported. Dutch (Created by Hans Niesten) and Czech (Created by PetRip)
  • Large icon support is now added.
  • Multi Commander ca now be minimize to the tray and can also be configured to only allow a single instance.
  • Shared folder overlay icon is now shown even if running on another OS then Windows XP
  • View filters can now be configured to automatic remember and reset filters.
  • Quick search can now be configured to allow substring matching.
  • And a lot of bug fixes and the most common crashes reported by the crash report system has been fixed.



Changes for v1.2.1 Build 876 - v2.0.0 Build 996



Changes for v1.2.0 Build 851 - v1.2.1 Build 876

  • Lots of bugs fixes and a some minor new features.
  • Over 100+ changes
  • Fixes
  • MultiLanguage fixes
  • Strange behavior if FTP Bookmarks was deleted.
  • Problem with replacing files inside a zip archive.
  • If hiding the main menu, some popup menus did not work.
  • More High DPI Issues fixed.
  • Problem when opening a tar.gz file with git header.
  • And much more.
  • New Features
  • Export from settings panel
  • Quick Copy (Shift+F5). Copy the file in focus to the same lcoation but apends ".bak" to its name.
  • More MultiScript function for handling date and time.
  • and more.



Changes for v1.1.1 Build 800 - v1.2.0 Build 851

  • Lots of bugs fixes and a some minor new features.
  • Over 160+ changes
  • Fixes
  • Transfer To USB sometimes hanged
  • Device toolbar did not work if running language other then English.
  • Extra log path problems fixed ( Paths over 260 characters)
  • Some High DPI issues fixed
  • and many more fixes
  • New Features
  • French language added. Thanks to Stéphane Pierre for creating that.
  • A lot new MultiTags and Custom commands.
  • Device toolbar now shows USB/Remote Devices
  • Menu bar can now be hidden
  • and more..



Changes for v1.1.0 Build 780 - v1.1.1 Build 800

  • FIXED - Possible crash in CopyTo Dialog.
  • FIXED - Rare crash that sometime could happen when a tab was closed.
  • FIXED - If file(s) was droppped on a button. The dropped files data was reused if button was click next time.
  • FIXED - Now possible to remove button from button panel.
  • FIXED - Double click in tab area. but outside a tabbutton, Will no longer close a tab.
  • ADDED - ColorPick dialog now allows the html color to be edited.
  • ADDED - Custom Command now shows the desciption for the command and parameters.
  • ADDED - German language support for core parts of MultiCommander added. Thanks goes to Hajo for that.
  • FIXED - Two problems that in rare condition could cause a crash.
  • ADDED - Now possible to configure action for left mouse button, Eg, SingleClick action for going into folders.
  • FIXED - Crash program with language editor if a text items was removed.
  • FIXED - Two internal problems that in rare condition could cause a crash.
  • FIXED - When saving/applying core settings the edit field in the Address Toolbar was blanked out. Until mouse was moved over it.
  • FIXED - Better handling when trying to browse a network server or server share that does not exists.
  • ADDED - MultiCommander.exe now accept commandline parameters for showing path. /L= , /R=
  • FIXED - Crash problem with video tools if scanning movie files located in root of scan path.
  • FIXED - Overlay icons did not work on files and folder in the root of a device. (Eg Hand icon on shared folders on WinXP)
  • FIXED - Searching for files with matching binary content using the HEX option now works.
  • FIXED - Crash problem when using context menu->New->Rich Text Document (or when creating some of the other files there).
  • FIXED - Update problem of the buttons in file search.
  • FIXED - Crash problem in some places if a translated text was in unicode. eg Chinese.
  • ADDED - The Device combo how has a Network item. This will list all availible network computers close to you.
  • ADDED - If double click or press return on a file inside an archive. That file will be unpack and executed.
  • FIXED - Crash problem when editing a file without file extension.
  • FIXED - When Installed on portable. Session information was not stored on portable device.
  • ADDED - Easier to add support for new languages.
  • ADDED - Now possible to add/change and alias for a User Command from the User Command editor.
  • ADDED - The CustomCommander "MC.Explorer.Goto" can change both the source/target or left/right view at the same time.
  • ADDED - Custom command now support external parameters with ${param:0}, ${param:1} and so on. (Parameters from the commandline)
  • FIXED - Install on Portable (USB) Device now work again.
  • FIXED - Sorting bug.
  • FIXED - Crash problem with the language editor.



Changes for v1.0.2 Build 735 - v1.1.0 Build 780

  • Lots of bugs fixes and a couple of new major features.
  • New Features
  • Around 180+ internal changes.
  • A folder tree can now be shown/hidden with ALT+Num*, (Toggle focus to it with Alt+Num/)
  • Able to show Movie information in column for you movie files.
  • Customize what color files should have, based on the filename.
  • Live Substring filtering when typing in the filter box.
  • Upgraded to unrar 4.01 support
  • and many more fixes



Changes for v1.0.1 - v1.0.2 Build 735

  • Fixes
  • Around 20+ bugs fixes and change.
  • Mostly stability and user experience fixes.
  • Customization of Column set now works better.
  • Better handling of FTP errors.
  • Couple of rare crash fixes.
  • Some NAS devices was showing empty filename.
  • and many more fixes
  • New features
  • It is now possible to change the default column setup.
  • And when dragging and dropping files you can now hover over a tab to make that tab active.



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