Versatile file manager with many features

This page lists all the changes made in past revisions of SpeedCommander.

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Version 16.40.8500 – 2016-12-09

  • Pro version: Switch to Dropbox API 2.0
  • Pro version: Maintain timestamps when uploading to Google Drive and Dropbox
  • Pro version: More detailed error message when accessing cloud storage
  • Modified file filters were not updated when applications ran in parallel
  • List View: Settings for MaxImageThreads and MaxSubItemThreads were reversed (Advanced – Tweaks)
  • List view: “Copy file name to clipboard” did not work within virtual shell folders
  • File operations: Error message when pasting files from the clipboard when the source files did not exist (VMWare)
  • File operations: The confirmation dialog before copying/moving files did not display file names with a length over 50 characters
  • Pro version: Under some circumstances, default project settings for burn projects were not saved
  • Pro version: Timestamps in the default project settings for ISO media were not initialized properly
  • Pro version: After updating a burn project, the error dialog displayed the OK button too far to the left
  • SFTP: Filenames beginning with a space would not be displayed properly and could neither be copied nor deleted
  • AddIn: Option “Overwrite all files without prompting” in confirmation dialog did not work as intended
  • CAB: CAB archives were not created properly
  • RAR: Crash when deleting files from a RAR 2.9 solid archive
  • TAR: Possible crash when creating TGZ archives
  • UUE: Filenames with spaces within UUE archives were not displayed properly
  • SpeedEdit: No prompt for saving changes when closing files with a middle mouse click
  • fsc: No check whether source and target folder were accessible before starting comparison
  • SCBackupRestore: Backup times were not displayed if the base folder contained the string ‘-backup’
  • SCBackupRestore: Minor limitations during use if the ‘Windows Management Instrumentation’ service was deactivated

Version 16.30.8400 – 2016-08-31

  • User Tools parameters $(ActCaretName), $(InactCaretName), $(LeftCaretName) und $(RightCaretName) to return file names without path
  • sqc: Path to target is automatically created during compression if it does not exist
  • sqc: Automatic switch to ADD if the archive file does not exist when using UPDATE/FRESHEN
  • Quick View: PDF viewer updated to version 2.5.317
  • Start Menu entry was not created if it contained a relative path
  • It is no longer possive to create folders in the AddIn overview
  • On accessing folders with restricted NTFS permissions, an UAC confirmation dialog appeared when trying to change timestamps through ‘File – More Properties’
  • File and folder names with ‘ss’ and ‘ß’ were partially considered to be identical (i.e. ‘file_ss.txt’ und ‘file_ß.txt’)
  • List View: On Hi-DPI displays, the item displway was too narrow in the ‘Tiles’ view mode
  • List View: Under certain circumstances, the current item was selected when creating a new folder through the context menu
  • List View: If the list view was empty, neither ‘Shift+F10’ nor the context menu key would display the context menu
  • Folder Tabs: When setting “Automatically match current folder name” or “Refresh at every activation”, the folder tab would be colored as if a “base folder” was set until application restart
  • Folder Tabs: When deactivating “Restrict navigation and/or use base folder” the folder tab was still colored as if as “Base folder” was set until application restart
  • Folder Tabs: “Automatically match current folder name” was reset even if the name wasn’t changed by clicking a different folder tab
  • Quick View: Wrong color depth was displayed for PSD files with 16-bit color depth
  • Quick View: Scroll bars were missing when scaling images on high-resolution displays
  • File operations: In folders with custom NTFS permissions, an UAC confirmation dialog appeared when the option “Keep original time stamp” was active
  • Drive combo box: Selection wasn’t cancelled when clicking a spot outside he open combo box
  • Pro version: Under certain circumstances, the partition type for the UDF file system was not set properly in the project settings
  • Pro version: The “Insert disc” dialog did not display the actually required free space when the total was above 4 GiB
  • Pro version: Only the most recently added 100 files were displayed when accessing Google Drive
  • Archives: When archiving into an UAC-protected folder, an 0 Byte file was created without additional error messages
  • FTP: Wrong path separators for source and target folder in the Overwrite dialog during FTP uploads
  • SpeedEdit: The indicator for file changes was not immediately updated when the option “Themed frame window” was active in Customize/Advanced
  • SCBackupRestore: Under certain circumstances, registry data was written to the wrong registry branch when restoring

Version 16.20.8300 – 2016-05-23

  • Quick View: Better scaling of images and icons on high-resolution (HiDPI) displays
  • Number of user tools was limited to 200 (instead of 300)
  • The sort order of the commands in the Customize… dialog was case-dependent
  • PATH environment variable wasn’t properly updated if it was longer than 1024 characters
  • Pro Version: When copying to cloud storage, the “mask” field was ignored
  • RAR: There was no error message when unpacking failed due to insufficient space on the target drive

Version 16.10.8200 – 2016-02-13

  • Added option to disable display of network drives at startup (Settings: Behavior – General)
  • Command line parameters /left, /top, /width and /height for window position and size
  • Command line parameter /select selects the folders supplied as arguments in the active window
  • File and folder names can be supplied as command line parameters
  • Icon for menu command ‘Extra – Private Mode’ (Office 2010/2013 icon style)
  • Macros: Command line parameter /macro automatically launches macro at startup
  • Macros: Toolbar icons completed in Macro Editor
  • Macros: New icons in Macro Editor for AutoComplete listbox and position indicator
  • sqc: Support for Unicode script files (UTF-8/16 with BOM)
  • SCBackupRestore: After backing up/restoring settings, SpeedCommander is relaunched with the current command line parameters
  • Pro Version: FoxBurner SDK updated to version 6.85
  • Pro Version: Option “Verify data after burning” deactivated when burning image files (not supported by burning module)
  • Context menu entry for Bitdefender 2016 is now displayed
  • Ctrl+G now supports UNC paths ending in \
  • When activating screen reader compatible menus, menu bar was displayed twice
  • Error ‘Not enough memory’ when ‘More Properties’ was launched after selecting a lot of files
  • The last displayed folder was not restored if it was located on a drive without a drive letter (below ‘This PC’)
  • Burn Project compilations were not included when importing settings from SpeedCommander 15
  • Applications launched through the QuickDrop panel were not launched from the current folder
  • File name was not included when launching ‘Edit – Copy current path to clipboard’ within an archive
  • List View: No context menu was displayed when right-clicking on ‘..’
  • List View: Under certain circumstances, no context menu was displayed for files on burned DVDs
  • List View: After file operations, the icon for the parent directory was not updated properly in miniature view
  • List View: Only files larger than 1 MiB were displayed in KiB when using the status line parameter {sbk}
  • List View: Folders in desktop folder were not opened with a double-click when ‘Set Open with SpeedCommander as default action’ was activated
  • Drive Icon Bar: Kombinationsfelder werden bei manueller Aktualisierung der Laufwerksleiste nicht aktualisiert
  • File Operations: When copying UAC-protected folders, NTFS security attributes were not carried over
  • File Operations: Folder list was not updated after deleting alternate data streams
  • Macros: Line and position displayed in error messages were off by one (0-based)
  • Macros: AutoComplete list box in Macro Editor was not displayed properly on HiDPI displays
  • Macros: Font changes in Macro Editor were reset at next launch
  • Macros: Indicator icons for bookmarks and breakpoints were not displayed before transparent background
  • Pro Version: SpeedCommander could crash when opening ISO files with invalid Joliet file system
  • Pro Version: Query before deleting or storing a compilation allowed for selecting both options
  • Pro Version: SpeedCommander would not write on previously erased DVD+RWs
  • FileSync: Folder attributes were not transferred during synchronization
  • FileSync: When the same file names contained umlauts in different encodings, the difference was not recognized
  • FileSearch: The height of the results panel shrunk every time the tool is launched
  • SpeedView: When searching through text files, the Find command only searched the file which was active when it was first invoked

Version 16.00.8070 – 2015-10-06

  • Improvements for HiDPI environments (menus and toolbars)
  • Designs for Office 2013 in light gray and dark gray
  • Designs for Visual Studio 2015 in light, dark and blue
  • Instance number is displayed in the title bar
  • Link target is displayed within the menu command ‘Folder – Go to – Link target’
  • Private mode for file management without saving folder history and other data
  • Folder can be opened in SpeedCommander from Explorer’s context menu
  • SpeedCommander can automatically display folders Displaying when connecting a removable volume
  • Navigation pane for quick changes between folder windows with Ctrl + Tab
  • Pro version: Direct Dropbox access (no additional software needed)
  • Pro version: Direct Google Drive access (no additional software needed)
  • Pro version: Direct OneDrive access (no additional software needed)
  • Archives: You can now display and extract MSI files
  • Archives: Select archive formats to be displayed when opening archives
  • Archives: Open archives with user-defined extensions using the Shift key modifier when double-clicking or pressing Return
  • Archives: File associations can be assigned independendly for each user account
  • List View: Status bar automatically updates free space indicator
  • List View: Folder size calculation for file system folders in the shell namespace
  • List view: ‘Link target’ column for junctions, symbolic links and .lnk shortcuts
  • List View: Items in the Field Chooser are sorted by two types (Category / Name)
  • List View: Field chooser displays canonical name as Tooltip
  • List view: List-based grouping for some columns (for example: length, bit rate)
  • List view: Speed optimization for retrieval of data from extended columns
  • List View: Optimizations in thumbnail display
  • List View: Branch view for file system folders located in shell namespace
  • List view: Grouping is not affected by current sorting of entries
  • List view: Toggle between ascending / descending order from context menu
  • File operation: Intelligent update of folder windows in file system after file operations
  • Drive bar: Highlight full drives with a differently colored drive letter
  • Multi Rename: Placeholder for milliseconds [dt]
  • FTP: Option to disable confirmation before updating modified files
  • SFTP: Support for MAC algorithm ‘HMAC sha2-256’
  • SFTP: Support for key exchange algorithm ‘Diffie-Hellman group14-sha1’
  • SFX: Improvements for HiDPI environments
  • SFX: Support for language files in UTF-8 format (with UTF-8 BOM)
  • SFX: ListView SFX can be customized through language files
  • SCBackupRestore: Adjustment for HiDPI environments and for Windows 10
  • SCBackupRestore: Option to limit number of backups
  • SCBackupRestore: Invalid path names are highlighted in input fields for path names
  • SCBackupRestore: Internal optimizations and improvements
  • SCBackupRestore: Updated icons for Office 2010/2013 style
  • Xtreme Toolkit updated to version 17.0b1
  • RAR: UnRAR updated to version 5.2.7
  • FTP: OpenSSL updated to version 1.0.2d
  • SpeedCommander 16 requires Windows 7 or higher
  • Macros: Folder Window::Refresh waits until the folder has been fully enumerated
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