ZTreeWin is a text-mode file/directory manager for Windows. It has been developed as a successor to the legendary DOS file-managers of the past, which software vendors have abandoned, in todays GUI-centric computing world.
Yes - 30 day timeout
- /Y - Automatically applied when launched from Explorer
- Alt-F10 - /NC switch passed from ZTree for support under JPSoft TCMD
- Alt-F10 - CO-5E moved to 5F (Search Hit offset)
- Alt-F5 - DW - Maintain Alt-F5 specific Spell-Search
- Alt-Graft (across drives) - Re-highlight current directory at completion prompt
- Alt-ZLog - Ability to load v1.50+ ZLOG files
- Alt-Zlog - default filename changed to TEMP.ZLOG
- Alt-nnn/0nnn Numpad input supports 1-3 decimal digits
- Ctrl-F8 Partial untag - Do not remove tags from files NOT renamed by Ctrl-Rename
- Ctrl-View/F7 Autoview - Retain HEX mode between files
- Ctrl-Z - Reset current directory after logging a relative path
- Ctrl-Z - Single line L= or T= command sets current directory
- Ctrl-Z - T= & U= commands only effect current pane in F8 Split mode
- Ctrl-Z - T= command sets current file for directory
- Ctrl-Z - ZLIST.ZLS - **\ wildcard spans directory levels, *\ wildcard does not
- Directory sorting (ANSI) - Sort digits numerically
- Existing file - Display source name when changed to match target
- Existing file - Highlight target filename when different to source
- Info-Zip - unzip32.dll updated to v6.0, and unzip64.dll supplied
- Ordinal values now displayed with thousands separator
- TODAY - Filespec/ZCOLORS.INI - date bumped after midnight
- View - ALPHA - Tab - Display current setting
- Viewer - Ctrl-Search - Toggle between the two most recently used Search strings
- ZNOLOG.INI - **\ wildcard spans directory levels, *\ wildcard does not
Reviewing 2.2 (Dec 9, 2014)
If your serious about file management then you seriously need ZTreeWin and this beta has not given me any problems - it just gets better - and easier!
To abuse a line from a song "...every little thing he does is magic...".
I emailed Kim with a query and within a couple of hours I had my answer - "you can list in date created order, it's in beta v2.4.145". I can stop going mad at last, thank you, thank you, thank you for yet again saving me from hours of Windows Explorer tedium. Never needed such a thing as date created listing 'til recently and yet again it's one of the zillion things you can do properly with files in ZTreeWin with the result you want. OK, it's not zillions but there's more here than I've had use for to date ...but one day I may! Like many others, been with this since XTree so I'm a fan but do use it, read the help, make your life easier and save hours!! And send him a donation now and then...
Reviewing 2.2 (Mar 5, 2014)
I've been a user of XTree, and all its successors to date, and find it to be the most easily useful file manager. Windows Explorer is no match for this wonderful program.
Reviewing 2.2 (Mar 25, 2012)
I have been Ztree user since its rebirth from Xtree.
It is so powerful when you become familiar with it, that when I have to use a computer without Ztree I feel like trying to run in the mud.
Thank you Kim, from Mexico
Reviewing 2.2 (Sep 9, 2011)
I clung to my copy of XTree until XTree Gold came out - I didn't like the latter and continued to use XTree until it no longer worked for me. Then I found ZTreeWin and I have never looked back.
This is an indespensable tool for IT folk, developers, and other file wranglers. That said, the basic interface is intuitive enough for the casual PC-savvy user. (Advanced commands require some digging around and might frustrate a beginner.)
If I find a file-wrangling task I want to do, I just assume it is in there and go find it - I am seldom disappointed!
Reviewing 2.2 (Mar 10, 2011)
ZTreeWin can be best described as a much better alternative to Windows Explorer.
It is much much faster. It has many additional and useful functions.
Everything having to do with viewing, searching and organising (copying, renaming, backing up) files and directories work much easier, quicker and stress-free with ZTree.
A user saves easily an hour per week just by swithcing from Esplorer to ZTree
For one particular task (quickly viewing the contents of text files with non .txt extensions ) I saved 2 -3 hours a day.
But you must learn how to use it first. This takes some time and getting used to. It's however time well invested.
Using v2.4.121 I suddenly find that 'G' for global doesn't work any more.
What gives? How do I display a large collecting of many logged files in many directories so that I can tag them for ALT copy to another drive... :((