Creating language files

FileVoyager is designed to support multiple languages. However, for this feature to be truly useful, we need more language files. In this guide, we will explain how you can create additional language files for FileVoyager. Consider participating in our community translation effort and contribute by translating just one sentence. With … Continue reading

Website Cookies Policy

What is a cookie? Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they … Continue reading

The viewer interface

Disclaimer: This article is a draft of the final documentation.  The Viewer interface When the internal Viewer of FileVoyager is launched to display a file, it is actually a separate Windows process that is started. This separation allows the main FileVoyager process to remain stable and protected from any crashes … Continue reading

XP compatibility is back

Update Nov. 2012: Windows XP is not supported anymore. Most of the 3rd parties applications like Sumatra or Scintilla doesn’t work under XP; I have no grip on those elements. You can still use FileVoyager under XP but you will experience errors and missing functionalities The problems with XP were … Continue reading

XP compatibility broken

It’s been a long time since I haven’t tested FileVoyager under Windows XP. After a user notified me that he couldn’t run FileVoyager under XP SP2, I checked and…the compatibility was completely broken. The application didn’t even start. I already begun fixing it and I still have some work to … Continue reading

FileVoyager released!

OK! Here we go! New release available. This is more a maintenance release as I’ve received a lot of user feedback and suggestions to handle. A maintenance release but a very important one though. In the previous versions, there was two potentially serious issues. First: When a user moved or … Continue reading

Known issues

FileVoyager’s community is growing and now, FileVoyager runs on many environments and is used by many different user profiles. Fortunately, a lot of users give feedback and among love or hate feedbacks, there are some interesting report about dysfunctional behaviour of FileVoyager. This is a list of the most important … Continue reading

To do’s

FileVoyager was released in March 2015. Many features and enhancements are currently being developed or are already partially developed. On this page, you can read about some examples of features or adaptations that I would like to add to FileVoyager. These are listed in no particular order:


FileVoyager is a free dual pane file manager for Microsoft Windows. It was originally developed as a tool for studying the Windows Shell API, but has since evolved into a comprehensive file manager and powerful file viewer. FileVoyager is released as a freeware and can be downloaded for free. The … Continue reading

The main interface

Disclaimer: Please note that this article is a draft of the documentation The main interface In this chapter, we will examine the various components that make up FileVoyager’s main interface. The following image illustrates a typical window and its components: Legend The Panes The Panes are the main component of … Continue reading