Directory Opus is a complete file manager and Explorer replacement solution for Windows. Afile manager is, at its simplest, a utility program which presentslists of files and allows the user to perform actions of some kind onthose files. File managers are useful for moving files between folders,making backup copies of files, viewing pictures and playing sounds,running other utility programs on lists of files, deleting unwantedfiles and many other "housekeeping" tasks. DirectoryOpus goes beyond the simple file manager metaphor, and offers you acomplete replacement for Windows Explorer plus many other programs forhandling FTP, ZIP, Viewing files and images, running slideshows andmore. It provides you with all this within user-friendly andfully-configurable environment within which you can access and manageyour important data with a minimum of effort. Harness the power of yourcomputer like never before!
Designed for Windows:Directory Opus has been designed and written from the ground upespecially for Windows. Full support for all Windows Operating Systemsfrom Windows 95, 98, ME to W2K and XP.
Familiar Interface:Unlike many other file managers, Directory Opus defaults to anExplorer-compatible user interface. You can immediately begin usingDirectory Opus, with no learning curve, because it will feel extremelyfamiliar and comfortable to you. But, you will find that you can easilyconfigure the interface to fully personalize your system including theuse of dual file displays or multiple displays for special folders.
Fully Configurable Menus, Toolbars and Hotkeys:Directory Opus supports unlimited menus and toolbars. Toolbars can beattached to any side of a Lister display or can be independentfree-floating windows. Directory Opus supports user-configurablehotkeys, both for use within Opus, and globally throughout the system.The Windows key is also fully supported!
Built-in ZIP and FTP Support:Throw away your external ZIP and FTP programs - Directory Opus lets youaccess ZIP files and FTP sites as easily as local folders! You can copyfiles from anywhere and to anywhere - even from an FTP site straightinto a ZIP file!
True Multitasking:The object-orientated multi-threaded design gives you unheralded powerto perform multiple operations at the same time. Why should you have towait for your computer to finish? Now you can begin one task andimmediately move on the the next. Zip one folder whilst unzipping intoanother, at the same time as you are downloading files from a remoteFTP site and copying yet more files between your local folders,independently and reliably.
Support for Common Image and Sound Files:Directory Opus supports most common image and sound file formats. Itprovides a quick yet powerful image viewer which lets you view yourpictures without having to load a large paint program! It also providesa Thumbnails-style view of your folders, which lets you preview a largenumber of images and quickly locate the one you are looking for.
Built-in Viewer Pane:Quickly view pictures, text files and other types of files in the OpusViewer pane directly the Lister. DOpus supports a viewer plug-in driversystem so you can add new drivers for the specific file formats youwish to view as they become available.
Powerful built-in Viewers Plug-Ins:Directory Opus comes with powerful in-built plug-ins for the viewerswhich can give you the ability to instantly view images, text files,ZIP files, Word and Excel documents, Acrobat files and many other typesof files.
Enhanced Support for Digital Images:More than any other file manager, Directory Opus give you full accessto the hidden details of the EXIF format for images from digitalcameras. You can now sort images by any field and view all theinformation about your photos from shooting time, shutter speed,aperture, subject distance, metering type and more...
Enhanced Finding and Searching: DirectoryOpus lets you quickly locate the files you need, with an extremelypowerful search system. Does Explorer let you search for Led ZeppelinMP3 files recorded at a bit rate of 160 sometime between last Thursdayand today? Opus does!
Powerful Internal Command Set: WithDirectory Opus you are not just limited to functions given to you bythe programmer. Directory Opus's functions are built upon the mostpowerful file management command language available in any filemanager. You can harness this easily to create your own functionscommands to perform the actions that YOU want to do.