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 following links will take you to articles that explain how to use FileVoyager:

The main interface
The navigation pane
Items selection and deselection
The viewer interface
The Hash Tool
The Hash Tool: Check for malware files using

You can also read about the

Planned features and the Known issues.

If you want FileVoyager to be available in your language and it is not currently available, you can contribute by Creating a new language file

Some of the key features of FileVoyager include:

  • Browse disks, folders (real or virtual), shares, archives and FTP/FTPS in one unified way
  • Browsing in various display modes (such as report or thumbnail modes)
  • Common file operations (rename, copy, move, link, delete, recycle) in the various types of containers listed above and even between them
  • Pack and unpack ZIP, 7Zip, GZip, BZip2, XZ, Tar and WIM formats (FileVoyager wraps 7-zip)
  • Unpack ARJ, CAB, XAR, Z, RAR, LZH, LZMA, ISO, WIM and many others (FileVoyager wraps 7-zip)
  • Play virtually any Audio or Video formats (FileVoyager relies on installed codecs, on WMP and on VLC)
  • Compare files or folders. Synchronize folders
  • Hash tool with malware report (powered by VirusTotal)
  • Quick preview feature for any file format:
    • Render multimedia files (including M3U, PLS, ASX, WPL, MPCPL and XSPF playlist formats)
    • View ebooks and comicbooks including PDF, EPUB, MOBI, FB2, DJVU, CBR, CBZ, XPS, … (Powered by SumatraPDF)
    • Syntax highlighting for virtually any source code language/format (Powered by Scintilla)
    • Render file formats supported by Preview Handlers (like Office files, PDF, pictures, …)
    • Support for many character encodings (SBCS including various ANSI implementations, UTF-8, UTF-16, EBCDIC)
    • Display files in flat or hexadecimal format
  • And many other tools and features
  • Run on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.x, Windows 10 and Windows 11
Documentation was last modified: January 28th, 2023 by FileVoyager (Author)

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