Download Explorer Integration - Best Software & Apps

  • 7-Zip

    18.050

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    GPU archiver with high compression ratio

    8
    2242 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with main archive formats, Good choice of update modes, Split archives to specific sizes, Compress to 5 different archive formats
    • CONS: No virus scan, No file repair tool, Can’t set file encryption level
  • Internet Explorer 7

    7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    You wanted it easier and more secure

    7
    3991 votes
    • PROS: Sleeker interface, Good RSS integration, Simple favourites menu, Tabbed browsing
    • CONS: Disappointing anti-phishing filter, Complicated installation process, No drop down view for RSS feed items, Tends to lag, Doesn’t fully embrace the latest web standards
  • Folder Lock

    7.7.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1349 votes
    • PROS: Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • iCloud

    4.0.3.56

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    Automatically synchronize content between iOS and PC

    7
    317 votes
    • PROS: Control panel is easy to use, Integration with Windows Explorer
    • CONS: Limited storage space
  • PeaZip

    6.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

    9
    644 votes
    • PROS: Support for many formats, Perfect integration with Windows Explorer, Very comfortable to use, Very good advanced features
    • CONS: Doesn't support creation of RAR files
  • Beyond Compare

    4.2.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A Free File Management and Comparison Tool

    7
    114 votes
    • PROS: Easy to understand the comparisons, Compatible with most file types
    • CONS: Interface takes time to get used to, Free version has a limited trial license, you need to purchase the product key later on
  • IObit Unlocker

    1.1(20150721)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to delete files that may otherwise be blocked

    8
    117 votes
    • PROS: IObit Unlocker is free to download and activate., One-touch access is ideally suited for novices.
    • CONS: There is no guidance in regards to the dangers of terminating a specific program., No support is offered for mobile phone users.
  • DiffMerge

    1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    DiffMerge is an advanced folder comparison and synchronization,...

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    No votes yet
    • WinSCP

      5.13.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Safe, open-source file transfers

      7
      165 votes
      • PROS: Ensures FTP transfers are secure, Supports session saving, 2 interface styles, Excellent security configuration, Pared-down style
      • CONS: Not as simple as other FTP clients, Takes a while to configure security settings
    • IZArc

      4.1.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      iPhone

      A complete archive utility

      9
      1602 votes
      • PROS: Support for many formats, Easy to use, Perfect integration with Windows Explorer, Extra utilities
      • CONS: Not very high compression rates
    • MediaInfo

      0.7.48

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Find out which codecs your videos need

      10
      2 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Very detailed readout, Offers 3 different views
      • CONS: No links to codecs that you need, Interface looks very Windows
    • EmEditor

      7.00.3

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete text and programming editor

      8
      12 votes
      • PROS: Lots of advanced text editing features, Handles large files easily
      • CONS: Prone to bugs and crashes, Expensive to upgrade to full version
    • ExtractNow

      4.62

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Simple archive file extractor

      7
      66 votes
      • Explore&Burn

        1.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Burn folders and files directly from Windows Explorer

        7
        8 votes
        • PROS: Seamless integration with Windows Explorer, Lets you burn CD, DVD, double-layered DVD and even ISO files, Easy-to-use interface
        • CONS: No extended functionality, Requires the installation of a Microsoft hotfix
      • TaggedFrog

        1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Use tags to manage and search your files

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Easy to use, Support for drag-and-drop, A handy way to categorize and search for files
        • CONS: You can't add folders, Icon in system tray doesn't let you search
      • PhotoME

        0.79R17

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Clearly view all the EXIF information from your photos

        7
        17 votes
        • PROS: Export EXIF data, Supports RAW data from all major camera makers
        • CONS: Sorting your pictures using the data isn't as intuitive as it could be
      • Nyan Cat Progress Bar

        2.1.1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        When memes get useful...sort of

        8
        61 votes
        • PROS: Pretty funny, Ignore list, Doesn't play if you are already listening to music
        • CONS: Not terribly useful
      • Attribute Changer

        7.10b

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Change file or folder attributes easily

        7
        42 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Perfect integration with Explorer
        • CONS: No settings
      • Genie Timeline

        Free 2.1.8.340

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A simple, two-stage backup solution

        7
        48 votes
        • PROS: Really easy to use, Personalized backups, Compression and password protection
        • CONS: Some functions unavailable in free version
      • Sendto Flickr

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Add Flickr to the Send to menu in Windows

        6
        3 votes
        • PROS: Seamless integration in Windows Explorer, Very easy to use, Photo preview and progress bar
        • CONS: Can only handle one Flickr account
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