Due to the growing number of hard drives, partitions and external storage media such as USB sticks and hard drives, it is becoming increasingly complex to keep your PC tidy. If you work in several different drives or subfolders at the same time, or copy data between different directories, you will quickly reach the limits of a conventional file manager such as Windows Explorer or lose a lot of time switching between several open windows. It’s more convenient to use a file manager that has a two-window or, better yet, four-window look.
With the free one Q-Dir The developer Nenad Hrg offers such a quad directory explorer, i.e. a file manager with a four-window look. With up to four sub-windows open at the same time, the program ensures comfortable work and saves time when managing your data. Individual or multiple files and entire folders can be copied or moved using drag & drop or the clipboard. The currently open interface with the paths opened in it can be saved and will then be called up again when the program is started again later. Functions such as file filters and color coding of file types for a better overview, quick links for folders, access to network drives and FTP servers complete the file manager.
The Q-Dir program is available as an installation file and portable application for both 32- and 64-bit systems. While the installed version can be included in the autostart and thus starts automatically when Windows boots, the portable version can be copied to the USB stick and also started on other computers.
Tip:EF Commander by Emil Fickel is a comfortable and easy-to-use file manager with a two-window view and many practical additional functions and is available as a powerful alternative to Windows Explorer.