WinNc logo (75 pix) Dunes MultiMedia has released version of WinNc released and there is already a successor appeared that fixes some minor issues. This file manager is, as its name tries to give a clone of the old Norton Commander. It can be used as an alternative to Windows Explorer and must compete with programs like Total Commander , Altap Salamander and Directory Opus . A license costs about 35 euros and the download is 14MB in size. The changelog of this release makes the following changes and improvements see:


Editor copy to clipboard Maintains format
Online serial validation
Windows 8 Modern UI skinning Implemented
Option to configure location or WinNc data folder in registry (see WinNcDataFolder.reg)
Icon for create file list menu item
New visualization for search results path in panel
Option to display file size in bytes in panel
New switch in options panel
Option to display longtime format in panels (including seconds)
Remember compression settings
Favorites panel (Ctrl-I) and drop down
New type of operation to write file list to a text file
Decompress here (Ctrl-F12)
Archive and remove files afterward (Move to archive)
Zebra rows possible by selecting shop a color for it.
Num ‘/’ jumps to root.
Folder size cache keeps information usefull for child folders.
Hint system for starters WinNc
First time startup wizard based on new configuration
Option to create symbolic links to create shortcut operation
FTP CHMOD added (under attributes – F11)
File operations checks for Admin rights and asks for elevation
Filter presets
New system settings
Gradient skin Win8 style
Update bar text changed
FTP mode ANSI code pages supported
Themes and Layout
Files in the Project panel loaded threaded (speed up)
Tab styles
Gradient theming


WinNc scaling in scaled windows.
Network Connect (Ctrl + N)
Viewer and editor settings added to new setting dialog


Solved issue to synchronize empty list.
Cache unopened tabs to speedup loading / saving.
Incorrect icon size read-out at 125% screen scaling
Compare folders instead selects older version or newer.
Switch update mode results in get latest update action
Added menu item for create file list.
Display name or shortcut in favorites (or instead dereferenced name).
Create filelist usefull option to copy to clipboard.
Project info panel sizes to picture size.
Focus problems in explorer drop down been prevented
Favorite issues on Windows Vista and XP
Hide display indicator favorites properly
Bug with filters in move files
Display indicator when preloading favorites
Timestamp rounding FAT Improved.
French translation updated (thanks to Marc Champion)
drag with full row select only when selected
Help engine improved
Zebra grid appears on new state tab
State tabs have now fixed leaflets (always returns to pinned folder)
Show group header label in dropdown menu
Translations for the “user defined” option in layout
Font preview is not translated
Folder size cache does not work on names with ‘=’
Saving changes for a number of categories setting does not work
Icon for “Elevate WinNc” in Options Menu
Translation signing
Writable directory check shows chk.tmp, Which is now hidden.
Translations in new configuration dialog
Saving some configuration option issues.
Rename files in zip
Deleting file in zip queries password.
Select update type in new WinNc Settings fixed
Default theme changed and made bold text
Select default theme issue

Fixed in version

Fixed scaling issues in FTP settings and progress bar and other small items.
Fixed scaling issues in NetConnect form
Fixed Splash Screen stay on top issue

WinNc screenshot (620 pix)

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