FreeCommander Portable 2017 Build 740 (file manager) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 6, 2017 - 9:01pm

logoFreeCommander Portable 2017 Build 740 has been released. FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager with lots of advanced and helpful features. It's packaged as a portable app so you can bring it anywhere. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Platform. It's released as freeware for personal and business use.

FreeCommander Portable is made available directly by the publisher.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the Platform.



  • Dual-panel technology - horizontal and vertical
  • Tabbed interface
  • Optional tree view for each panel
  • Built in file viewer to view files in hex, binary, text or image format
  • File viewer inside archives too
  • Built in archive handling: ZIP (read, write), CAB (read, write), RAR (read)
  • Nested archive handling
  • Easy access to system folders, control panel, desktop and start menu
  • Copy, move, delete, rename files and folders
  • Multi rename tool
  • Wipe files
  • Create and verify MD5 checksums
  • File splitting
  • File properties and context menu
  • Calculation of folder size
  • Folder comparison / synchronization
  • Modification of file date and attributes
  • Folder / program favorites
  • File searching (inside archive too)
  • File filters for display
  • User defined columns for detailed view
  • DOS command line
  • Multiple language support

Learn more about FreeCommander... Installer / Format

FreeCommander Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Platform including the Menu and Backup Utility.


FreeCommander Portable is available for immediate download from the FreeCommander Portable homepage. Get it today!

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Gord Caswell's picture

I'm getting a 404 redirect error using the updater - It appears the download should be redirecting to FreeCommander's site whereas the updater is attempting a download from our site directly.

John T. Haller's picture

It's been fixed. Thanks for the heads up Gord!

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