Ant Commander
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Ant Commander is a fully configurable file manager. Several file systems are suported: file, zip, ftp, webdav, etc. Several kinds of panels are available: directory table, directory tree, text editor, image viewer, html viewer, command line, etc. You can configure the menu, the toolbars, the panels, the actions, etc. Several file operation are supported: copy, move, delete, multiple rename, create directory, zip, unzip, etc. External plug ins are available to add more skins, for BeanShell, SSH Shell, Telnet, VNC, more file systems (tar.gz, Samba, ...) And more: skinnable, OS
What's New
Version 3.0:

File management:

  • Added ftps protocol for FTP Over SSL.
  • Added option to save passwords (default not saved).
  • Passwords in URL are now encrypted when saved to disk.
  • Added help button in the Go To... action.
  • Spaces before of after the directory are stripped in the Go To dialog.
  • Fixed directories containing ' " or , are saved correctly.
  • Fixed Next and Previous buttons in the image viewer were only showing the images with the same extension.
  • Fixed Location displayed for the root of the tree directory and the arguments for new panel is the displayable URL.
  • Better handling when opening incorrect location for panel accepting only folders.

Improved OS integration:

  • Better support for Windows 8.
  • Improved opening files (unicode support such as Chinese or Russian, better Unix support, Downloaded executable supported).
  • Fixed start shell for Mac OS X.
  • Start shell will open gnome-terminal or konsole if available on Linux.
  • Jar file is now executable for Linux.
  • Fixed starting Ant Commander from Nautilus & other Linux file managers.
  • Fixed missing AntRun shell script on Unix platforms.
  • Fixed delete to Recycle bin for Windows
  • Fixed delete to Trash for Mac OS X.
  • Fixed incorrect executable permissions for Mac OS X.
  • Fixed did not go to the correct directory.
  • Added details to the drives when selecting a drive.

Improved images panels:

  • Improved quality of resized images (for image panel and thumbnail panel).
  • Thumbnail panel won't resize the image if it's smaller than the thumbnail size.
  • Added preview and execute to thumbnail panel toolbar.
  • Added execute to the image panel toolbar.
  • Images larger than the screen size are now by default default to fit the screen size.
  • Improved selection rendering in thumbnail panel.

Ease of use:

  • Redesign of the website.
  • ColumnsWidth for tables in per mil instead of percentage to be more precise.
  • Added option to specify separator when copying file names to clipboard.
  • Default separator when copying file names to clipboard is now a new line (n).
  • Delete won't ask for confirmation if the file is moved to the Recycle bin or Trash.
  • The escape key in the table filter field will just empty the field and no longer close the window.
  • Added option to save preferences (default to saved).
  • Added preferences save in the "preferences" directory are automatically showed in the status bar (after restart).
  • Improved welcome page with more tips. And now accessible from the main help page.
  • Added "Always on top (new window only)" option when cloning a panel.
  • Settings are kept when reusing clone a panel.
  • Improved formated file names in popup messages.
  • Renamed "Delete completly" to "Delete Definitively".
  • Last entered value is the first choice in the popup menu.
  • No more tooltip showing for the status bar.

Start-up:

  • Fixed start up error when saving configuration in another file.
  • Fixed loading plugin settings before initializing it.
  • Loaded Jar file are no longer opened at start-up for meta-info (Ant Commander should start faster).
  • The Applet now downloads all needed local files at once from a zip file (instead of 28 downloads).
  • More error details are showed if the creation of a panel fails.

Upgraded Libraries:

  • Upgraded to Ant 1.8.4 (or 1.9.0 snapshot)
  • Upgraded to Apache commons VFS 2.1 snapshot.
  • Upgraded to commons compress 1.4.1.
  • Upgraded to commons httpclient 3.0.
  • Upgraded to jCIFS 1.3.17.
  • Upgraded to JCTerm 0.0.11.
  • Upgraded jsch.jar to version 0.1.49.
  • Added Jackrabbit WebDAV library 2.4.3 (Apache license).
  • Added SLF4J-API 1.7.2 needed for Jackrabbit WebDAV library (BSD Like license).
  • Added java image scaling 0.8.5 library (LGPL license).
  • Removed webdav-2.0 library.
  • Removed jakarta-oro library.
  • Upgraded to Java 7u10 kernel.

Other improvements:

  • Fixed table filter still applied after changing of directory.
  • Fixed focus problem when more than 1 file was previewed.
  • Fixed incorrect closing a panel from the main application when closing a window.
  • Added donate to the help menu.
  • Use anti-aliasing to display the sort arrows.
  • Known issue: delete to recycle bin won't work in Windows in Applet mode until
  • the applet run in 64bits mode (recycle.exe is 64bit), use Delete definitively instead.
Version 3.0:

File management:

  • Added ftps protocol for FTP Over SSL.
  • Added option to save passwords (default not saved).
  • Passwords in URL are now encrypted when saved to disk.
  • Added help button in the Go To... action.
  • Spaces before of after the directory are stripped in the Go To dialog.
  • Fixed directories containing ' " or , are saved correctly. more...
Requirements
  • Intel/PPC
  • OS X 10.5 or later
  • Java 1.5 or later



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Beamy commented on 23 Dec 2012
Ant Commander 3.0 is available on their website.

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[Version 1.4]


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+151
Beamy commented on 21 Jan 2012
You can download "Ant Commander 2.0" on their website.
[Version 1.4]


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zuza96 rated on 29 Jul 2012

[Version 1.4]


Downloads:2,542
Version Downloads:705
Type:Utilities : File Management
License:Free
Date:23 Dec 2012
Platform:PPC 32 / Intel 64 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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Ant Commander is a fully configurable file manager. Several file systems are suported: file, zip, ftp, webdav, etc. Several kinds of panels are available: directory table, directory tree, text editor, image viewer, html viewer, command line, etc. You can configure the menu, the toolbars, the panels, the actions, etc. Several file operation are supported: copy, move, delete, multiple rename, create directory, zip, unzip, etc. External plug ins are available to add more skins, for BeanShell, SSH Shell, Telnet, VNC, more file systems (tar.gz, Samba, ...) And more: skinnable, OS independent, bookmarks, historic, a lot of file operations, macros, etc.


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