Versatile file manager with many features

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

Meaning of symbols

  • New/improved
  • Updated component
  • Change of behavior
  • Fixed

Version 20.00.10485 – May 16, 2022 (RC2)

  • When entering the activation code character by character, the ‘0’ was not accepted
  • No access to WSL/RaiDrive/Tresorit network directories as well as to not yet reconnected network drives when offline check for network drives was enabled
  • When screen reader menus were enabled, the main menu was not visible when the frame window was displayed in design style
  • In the update dialog, the web page with the new features/fixes was not displayed
  • List view: Missing thousands separator when displaying file sizes in KiB/MiB/GiB/PiB

Version 20.00.10465 – April 25, 2022 (RC1)

  • New Office 2019 style icons for menus and toolbars
  • New menu and toolbar icons for dark color schemes (Office 2019 style)
  • New color variants Purple, Sky Blue and Teal for Office 2016 style
  • Rounded corners for menus and frame windows in design style under Windows 11
  • Native ARM64 version for Windows systems with ARM64 processor
  • The menu font size can be customized (Customize dialog: Advanced)
  • Offline check for network drives
  • Logging function for information and debugging purposes
  • When the network neighbourhood is displayed, a network query is initiated
  • Integration of Microsoft Edge via the WebView2 interface
  • Additional options for the folder argument in the application favorites (Inactive/Active/Left/Right)
  • When creating a new color scheme, the base scheme is saved as well, so that a color element can be reset to the base standard
  • When moving the dockable additional windows, the window content is shown
  • Pro version: The content of a folder is reloaded from the server if the Shift key is pressed additionally when invoking the ‘View – Refresh’ menu command
  • Pro version: Cloud file operations can be performed in the background
  • Pro version: Shared files in OneDrive are listed in the folder
  • Folder window: Improved accessibility for the folder switching pane
  • Folder window: Additional units for the size values in the Status bar (xxm, xxg, xxt, xxp)
  • List view: Optional display of horizontal and/or vertical grid lines in the Details view
  • List view: The color of the grid lines in the Details view can be customized (Settings dialog ‘Appearance – Colors’)
  • List view: Improved readability for group titles on dark backgrounds
  • List view: Improved display of alternating items when group view is activated
  • List view: The size of the thumbnails can be changed with Ctrl+mouse wheel or with Ctrl+Shift+Plus/Minus
  • List view: The order of the list items (folders/files) can be customized (settings dialog ‘Advanced – Other’)
  • List view: The menu commands for the list view (view modes/sorting/grouping) can also be invoked when the tree view is focused
  • List view: User folders in ‘This PC’ can be hidden (Appearance – Files & Folders)
  • List view: The OneDrive status in the ‘Status’ column is displayed as an icon
  • List view: Size values in Details view can be displayed in MiB, GiB, TiB or PiB (Settings dialog: Appearance – Files & Folders)
  • List view: The selected items in dark mode can be displayed with either a blue or a gray background (settings dialog ‘Advanced – Tweaks’ – DarkModeSelection)
  • Tree view: Folders in the AddIn tree view can be renamed (e.g. cloud folder)
  • Quick view: Support for ARM64EC/ARM64X program files
  • Quick view: Filtering of single lines according to a search text for text files (Ctrl+Shift+F)
  • File operation: Paste files from the clipboard into AddIn directories (e.g. cloud folders)
  • Drag&Drop: Support for drag&drop operations from external applications into AddIn directories (e.g. cloud folders)
  • Archiver: Displaying and extracting of XZ archives
  • Archiver: Displaying and extracting of WIM files
  • Archiver: Displaying and extracting of ISO files in Standard version
  • Archiver: Extracting ISO files via the menu command ‘File – Extract’
  • Macros: Method to scroll the list view to the focused item (FolderWindow.EnsureItemVisible)
  • Macros: Method to focus an item by file name (FolderWindow.SetFocusTo)
  • AddIn: New constants for FileOpStatusInfo (scFileOpActionNone/scFileOpActionListForceRefresh) when listing folders
  • SpeedEdit: Translucent rendering of the selected text
  • SpeedEdit: Optional automatic scrolling to the last line after reloading a file (Settings dialog: General)
  • SpeedEdit: Monitoring for log files (View – Monitoring for log files)
  • SpeedEdit: Filtering of single lines according to a search text (Edit – Filter)
  • SpeedEdit: Using the RegEx ruleset set in the SpeedCommander settings
  • SpeedEdit: Saving the last screen position for the find/replace dialogs
  • SpeedEdit/SpeedView: The MDI windows can be arranged in several workspaces
  • SpeedEdit/SpeedView: MDI windows can be detached from the main window
  • SpeedEdit/SpeedView: Easier switching between the MDI windows when using Ctrl+Tab
  • SpeedEdit/SpeedView: A double click in the window dialog on a selected item activates the window and closes the window dialog
  • SpeedView: Filtering of single lines according to a search text for text files (Ctrl+Shift+F)
  • Update of Xtreme Toolkit to version 20.3
  • 7z: Update of the 7z.dll to version 21.07
  • FTP: Update of OpenSSL to version 1.1.1m
  • Quick View: Update of DynaPDF to version 4.0.66.172
  • SpeedEdit: Update of Scintilla to version 5.1.5

Version 19.60.10400 – February 21, 2022

  • Improved detection of the Windows UI language in the setup program
  • The web pages invoked via ‘Help – SpeedCommander on the web’ are displayed in the corresponding UI language of the user (German/English)
  • Pro version: Update of the WebDAV address for the new Magenta Cloud
  • RAR: Improved detection of very large RAR SFXes
  • Windows restart/shutdown was prevented under certain circumstances (Windows 7, 32-bit)
  • On installation, the AppPaths entry in the registry was not created correctly
  • Pro version: After completing a burn, the dialog for continuing the project was sometimes no longer displayed
  • Pro version: No progress bar was displayed when uploading files larger than 1 MiB to OneDrive
  • Refresh: When deleting folders from virtual document directories below ‘This PC’ (e.g. ‘This PC\Pictures’), the tree view was not updated correctly
  • FileSearch: The include text was ignored when searching for folders if a filter was also selected
  • FileSearch: Ctrl+A did not work in the edit fields
  • SpeedEdit: When Document Tabs were disabled, the MDI client area was not redrawn when closing the last file
  • Update of CRT/MFC/Compiler to Visual Studio 2019 (16.7)

Version 19.50.10300 – November 1, 2021

  • Support for Windows 11
  • Pro version: Logging in to cloud services was partially no longer possible under Windows 7
  • Pro version: Logging in to OneDrive Business no longer worked because Microsoft disabled the Azure 1.0 login endpoints
  • List view: Italic and bold file/folder names were not displayed correctly in some cases
  • List view: Checkboxes for selection were not scaled correctly in some cases
  • List view: When creating a folder via the context menu ‘New’ the new folder is not set to edit mode (Windows 11)
  • List view: The online status for OneDrive items was not always displayed correctly

Version 19.40.10200 – August 2, 2021

  • SpeedCommander can be launched with Win+E (settings dialog ‘Advanced – File Associations)
  • Pro version: SSL certificate verification can be disabled for generic WebDAV connections
  • RAR: When unpacking encrypted RAR5 archives, the password is only prompted once
  • Quick View: Support for .obj files in ARM64EC format
  • The serial number in the Drive Status window was displayed without leading zeros
  • 7z: When extracting was aborted, the partially extracted file was not deleted automatically
  • Pro version: Logon was not possible for WebDAV servers with digest authentication
  • Pro version: File names containing an opening round bracket and smaller than 1 MiB could not be uploaded to OneDrive
  • FileSync: The information about the selected items in the status bar was not always displayed completely under certain circumstances
  • fsc: When using a log file, the file names were not properly output
  • SCBackupRestore: Stack overflow if no base folder was set before backup

Version 19.30.10100 – April 26, 2021

  • Pro version: Cloud library transitioned from C# to C++
  • Pro version: Access to cloud storages for ARM64 preview version
  • When customizing icons in the toolbar the command ‘Copy button icon’ was without function
  • When trying to activate SpeedCommander with restricted rights, an error message was displayed under some circumstances
  • The environment variable ‘ProgramW6432’ was lost when refreshing the environment variables
  • Folder window: The input field for the integrated browser was displayed bright in dark mode
  • Tree view: After moving directories in the tree view, it was sometimes not updated
  • Drag & Drop: It was not possible to drag and drop files to the top level of a network share (Windows 10)
  • Macros: No error message was displayed for faulty macros when the Microsoft Remote Debugger is installed
  • FTP: When downloading from SFTP servers with automatic conversion of end-of-line characters, the content was sometimes corrupted
  • FTP: The upload and download speed was partially limited
  • FileSync: Superfluous disk space warning when synchronizing from CD/DVD
  • SpeedEdit: ANSI files with Cyrillic characters were not displayed correctly
  • SCBackupRestore: The backup could not be created if the backup folder is located on the desktop
  • Update of UCRT to version 10.0.19041 (2004)
  • Pro version: Cloud support for HiDrive has been discontinued, access to HiDrive is still possible via FTP

Version 19.20.10000 – January 18, 2021

  • SCBackupRestore: Alternative initialization if essential environment information cannot be determined from SpeedCommander
  • SCBackupRestore: Log file creation on the desktop when holding the Ctrl key while starting SCBackupRestore
  • Icons in menus and toolbars were sometimes scaled incorrectly on high resolution displays
  • Command line parameter /autoactivate did not work anymore
  • Folder window: free space in the status bar was not updated after unpacking archives
  • Pro version: Logging in to Dropbox was no longer possible because Dropbox no longer supports Internet Explorer 11
  • Quick View: Partially broken display of certain PNG image files
  • Archives: Possible crash on exit if a file opened from an archive is still open in another program
  • Multi-renaming: Files were not renamed correctly if less than 250 ms elapsed between last input and the start of the rename operation
  • SpeedEdit: Error message when calling ‘File – Reload’ if the file is exclusively opened in another application
  • FileSearch: Result window grows with each start if a themed frame window is enabled
  • FileSearch: Input field for text search was not focused when Advanced page was activated
  • FileSearch: Additional conditions with time information were not evaluated correctly

Version 19.10.9900 – October 5, 2020

  • Preview version for ARM64 systems (e.g. Surface Pro X, Galaxy Book S)
  • Pro version: Reading in of large folders in Google Photos can be canceled by pressing Escape
  • Pro version: Additional logon option “OneDrive (Legacy)” for OneDrive if the computer is connected to a work or school account
  • FTP: IPv6 support can be deactivated in the advanced properties of an FTP site
  • SCBackupRestore: Alternate line color for the list of backup events
  • Toolbars cannot be toggled by menu if screen reader compatible menus are activated
  • Possible delay at startup if mounted network drives are not available
  • File operations: SpeedCommander may have stopped responding if many small file operations were started in quick succession
  • FTP: Possible crash when canceling an upload/download
  • 7z: Archives larger than 2 GiB could not be opened
  • GZIP: Archive entry was not displayed if the flag for the original file name is set but the original file name is not included
  • FileSync: Folder names with an underscore were sorted after the other folder names (instead of before them)

Version 19.00.9800 – July 6, 2020

  • Dark window elements and dark system menus in the main windows when a black 2007/2010/2016 Office design or a dark VS2012/2015 design is used (Windows 10-1809 and later)
  • Built-in template for a bright color scheme (Settings dialog, Appearance – Colors)
  • Built-in template for a dark color scheme (Settings dialog, Appearance – Colors)
  • Day/night mode for switching between light and dark designs/color schemes
  • Automatic switching between day and night mode after preset time or after sunrise/sunset (Settings dialog, Advanced – Miscellaneous)
  • Automatic search for updates
  • Simplified software update by downloading the installation archive and starting the update process directly from SpeedCommander
  • Folder views for FTP, AddIns, burning projects and file containers
  • Deleting multiple layouts at once by multiple selection in the Delete Layout dialog
  • Command line parameter /colorscheme to specify a specific color scheme at startup
  • Additional option for the PowerShell Core command interpreter (Settings dialog, Advanced – Tweaks)
  • Separately configurable command interpreters for integrated command output window and external command prompt (Settings dialog, Advanced – Tweaks)
  • User tools can be launched with reduced privileges when SpeedCommander is executed with elevated privileges
  • Programs launched in the command prompt and in the run dialog can be started with reduced privileges while holding down the Windows key, if SpeedCommander is executed with elevated privileges
  • Optional filtering of all commands without keyboard shortcuts in the keyboard layout dialog
  • Select/deselect all items in the list view of the keyboard mapping dialog with Ctrl+A/S
  • English help file
  • Pro version: Support for Google Photos
  • Pro version: Support for OneDrive Business
  • Macros: New properties for MainWindow object to query and set the design and color scheme
  • Archive: Unpacking .gz archives with multiple chunks
  • Multi-rename: Placeholder [r,x] for the generation of random numbers, where x stands for the number of digits
  • Multi-rename: Deleting multiple profiles at once by multiple selection in the Delete Profile dialog
  • FTP: Support for IPv6
  • FTP: Support for TLS v1.3
  • FTP: Support of client certificates for FTP/SSL
  • FTP: Protocol and ciphers used for FTP/SSL and SSH are shown in the status window
  • FTP: Internal certificate store can be reseted (Settings dialog, Advanced – FTP Client)
  • FTP: Optional use of the server’s IP address for PASV connections if the FTP server is incorrectly configured (FTP Site properties)
  • FTP: Overall progress of file download
  • FTP: Support of OTP MD4/MD5/SHA/RMD160 for FTP/SSL
  • FileSearch: Deleting multiple profiles at once by multiple selection in the Delete Profile dialog
  • FileSync: Separate color settings for light and black/dark designs
  • FileSync: Profile option for ‘Follow junctions’
  • FileSync: Folder names in the list view are displayed relative to the base directory
  • FileSync: Deleting multiple profiles at once by multiple selection in the Delete Profile dialog
  • FileSync: Profile setting “Add left path components to right path” for using a main backup folder for different drives
  • FileSync: Profile setting “Compare after sync” allows overwriting the global setting for individual profiles
  • FileSync: Comparison can be started automatically after the program start or after selecting a profile
  • SpeedEdit: Separate color settings for light and black/dark designs
  • SpeedEdit: Separate color settings for caret line/framed caret line
  • SpeedEdit: New syntax highlighting definitions for Swift, AutoIt, registration files, ASN.1, JSON, YAML, Inno Setup and NSIS
  • SpeedEdit: Improved syntax highlighting definitions for Assembler, CSS, C++, C#, IDL, Java, Pascal, VB, HTML, PHP, Perl, Bash, Batch, SQL, Python and Powershell
  • fsc: Environment variables can be used for parameters in script files
  • fsc: Command switch /apc adds the path components of the source folder to the target path
  • sqc: Environment variables can be used for parameters in script files
  • SCBackupRestore: Dark window elements when a black 2007/2010/2016 Office design or a dark VS2012/2015 design is used (Windows 10-1809 or later)
  • SCBackupRestore: Optimized scanning of backup points
  • SCBackupRestore: When restoring backup points, the original SpeedCommander version is taken into account (if available)
  • SCBackupRestore: Deleting multiple backup points at once by multiple selection
  • Update to Xtreme Toolkit 19.1
  • FTP: Update to OpenSSL 1.1.1g
  • SpeedEdit: Update to Scintilla 4.3.0
  • License agreement: Single user license activation on up to five computers for private use only
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