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Thinstaller
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FreeCommander

A few days ago I've noticed a great free file manager called FreeCommander.
But the really great thing is that they developed a version for the PortableApps Suite.
I suggest to add this app to the website.

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As much as I am glad they

As much as I am glad they made a package for that and all, We have Xenon File Manager which has tabbed browsing and also is Open-Source were as (if I remember) FreeCommander is not Open-Source.

Also taking a closer look at their launcher it's too closely like one of John's Launchers (yes they do acknowledge him) but I think it's borderlining on fringement of Johns Copyright (I could be wrong about that)

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I know

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You know what?

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I like Xenon but it loads

I like Xenon but it loads slowly for me and I just found FreeCommander...it's great to have a choice - I can use both depending...

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An alternative(opensource, of course!)

An excellent alternative could be the actually "cool" CoolExplorer. It loads very fast(faster than a second) works with two file boxes, you can click on any of the lower directories, each of the file boxes are tabbed, it has a FTP-explorer, it doesn't write anything in "Documents and settings", it works on all 32-bit Windows and IT'S OPENSOURCE! Contrary to the small version number(0.7, released 2008-04-08 07:52), it seems to be stable and very useful. Isn't it the perfect alternative to the antiquated xenon browser?

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It's Clothed Source

Yes, the license of FreeCommander clearly verifies that it's not open.(see FreeCommander - freeware file manager/License) It says in the first paragraph that you may not bundle in other software packages - for example in a portable version here - without permission of the author. However, if there is a portable version for PortableApps Launcher, you could simply add a link here with the notice that it's not developed by PortableApps.

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You do mean John's copyleft, don't you ?

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Launcher is to closely like

Launcher is to closely like John's launcher?

How many ways can you make an NSIS launcher that does what a launcher should do. And how should anyone approach making a launcher that is compatible with PortableApps.com platform while not infringing on John's copyrights (besides moving to another developement platform entirely)?

So FreeCommander is a closed source and it uses an launcher based opon John's launcher?

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settings

I tried the one from this site, and it doesn't keep its settings after restart.

portable app

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