Explorer Replacement Commander Review Lynbrook NY

Geek out like it's 1999 with Commander, a free program that recalls classic program Norton Commander. Explorer replacement Commander hearkens back to simpler times.

Local Companies

Novasync,Corp
(631) 847-3540
102 Conklin St.
Farmingdale, NY
PriceMasters, Limited
(516) 873-8990
1001 Franklin Avenue Suite 300
Garden City, NY
Aron DC Computer Services
(718) 823-8067
1873 White Plains Rd
Bronx, NY
Roark Management Inc
(212) 682-3555
50 E 42nd Street # 510
New York, NY
Vyrix Systems, Inc.
(516) 452-5400
1529 Jericho Turnpike
New Hyde Park, NY
Cole Solutions
(212) 625-6526
174 Hudson Street
New York, NY
The Castle Group
(888) 804-8079
44 Wall St Suite 1276
New York, NY
ACC Systems
(516) 674-0191
1 Robert Lane
Glen Head, NY
Mobile Computer Service Inc
(212) 267-6888
88 Fulton Street
New York, NY
Teleshuttle Corporation
(212) 673-0225
20 E 9th Street
New York, NY
Data Provided by:
  

In the beginning, there was the Command Line, and it was... not all that good, really. Then came all kind and manner of replacement programs, and some were good, and some weren't. One of the best was Norton Commander, and it was so good many people stuck with it long after DOS started running in a Windows shell, rather than the reverse. Thus we come to Commander , a free program which is, basically, Norton Commander for Windows--and nothing more. Whether or not this is a good thing is up to you.

Commander screenshot Look familiar? File management utility Commander is very similar to the old standby Norton Commander.

There are many Explorer replacements that take the Norton Commander interface and build on it, bundling in gewgaws galore. I will admit to a bias towards such programs. However, there is something to be said for keeping it clean, neat, and simple, and Commander does all of those things. Commander gives you two panes--no tabs or MDI windows. Commander doesn't give you file viewers, hex editors, or Web browsers.

Commander seems to assume you are a long-time Norton user and know what you're doing. The "Help" function is limited to one-sentence descriptions of the program's functions, even when they need more. Choose "Move Files To Subfolder", for example, and you are presented with some options to build a "mask", but no real indication of what the mask will do or where your files will end up. The entirety of the Help for this function reads: "Move selected files to sub folders based on time stamp or name."

Ultimately, if what you want is Norton Commander in its late-90s glory, but capable of dealing with long file names and non-FAT disks, then Commander does the job.

Click here to read article at PC World

Related Articles
- Dukane Conva Review Lynbrook NY
ConVA simplifies the control of multiple AV devices in the classroom for our teachers. This software system enables control and monitoring of these devices by converting the RS232 control codes into an IP stream sent over the computer network connection.
- FreeFixer Tool Review Lynbrook NY
- Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 Xbox 360 Review Lynbrook NY
- Hitachi Projector Lynbrook NY
- Icons Vs. Regular Images Lynbrook NY
- Fusion-io ioDrive Storage Device Lynbrook NY
- GeCube Radeon X1800XT Graphics Card Lynbrook NY
- Fujitsu Lifebook A6220 Lynbrook NY
- Ghost Recon 2 Xbox Review Lynbrook NY
- Epox 8KHA KT266 Motherboard Lynbrook NY