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.
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