Far Manager – file and archive manager

Far Manager is a program for managing files and archives in Windows operating systems.

Far Manager has a multi-language, easily configurable interface. File system navigation is made easier through the use of color highlighting and sort groups.

Far Manager works in text mode and provides a simple and intuitive interface for performing most of the necessary actions:

  • viewing files and directories;
  • editing, copying and renaming files;
  • and many other actions.

Plugins add functionality to the software, such as:

  • Syntax highlighting in program source texts.
  • Working with FTP-servers (including access through proxy).
  • Search and replace in many files at the same time, using regular expressions.
  • Renaming groups of files with support for complex compound masks consisting of substitution symbols and templates.
  • NNTP/SMTP/POP3/IMAP4 clients and sending messages to a pager.
  • Working with non-standard text screen resolutions.
  • Conversion of texts from one national code page to another.
  • Manipulating the contents of the Recycle Bin.
  • Process priority control on local or network PC.
  • Words autocomplete in editor and working with templates.
  • Windows system registry editing.
  • Creating and modifying Windows shortcuts.
  • File and text operations making it more comfortable to use FidoNet.
  • Files UU-encode and UU-decode.
  • WinAmp control and MP3-tags modifying.
  • Quake PAK-files processing.
  • Printers control, both connected to PC and network.
  • Connection and debugging of queries to ODBC-compatible databases.
  • RAS service control.
  • External programs executing (compilers, converters etc.) while editing text in Far editor.
  • Windows help files contents displaying (.hlp and .chm).
  • Calculators with different possibilities.
  • Several games.
  • Spell checker functions while editing text in Far editor.
  • Removable drives catalog preparation and much more…

Starting from the version 1.80 (October 26th, 2007) Far Manager is distributed with its source code under the revised BSD license.

Website: farmanager.com
Support: Forum, GitHub code repository
Developer: Far Group
License: Revised BSD license

Far Manager

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