Software Update: Total Commander 10.50 RC1

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After eight beta releases of Total Commander version 10.50, the first release candidate has now been released. This program can be used as a replacement for Windows Explorer. Splitting the image in half makes it easy to copy files, but the program can do much more. There are various ways to modify files, there is a built-in ftp client and a multirename tool, and there is support for a large number of compression formats. Furthermore, the functionality with plugins be expanded. The complete changelog for the 10.50 series is out this page to see. The most important changes we find in version 10.50 are listed below for you:

Total Commander 10.50 release candidate 1 is available now!

Release candidate 1 mainly corrects errors. The update to 10.50 adds many new functions, see below. It also corrects many errors. Complete list of changes

General:

  • Files – Create checksum file(s): Support for very fast BLAKE3 hash algorithm
  • New option “Finish copying the current file” when aborting copying in the middle of a file
  • New command line parameter /P opens parent of the passed path and places cursor on last directory
  • Internal content plugin (tc): New fields from id3v1/id3v2/ape/flac/wav/ogg/m4a metadata tags, like Title, Artist etc.
  • Unpack ZIP files with Brotli (by Google) compression, mainly used in XPI files
  • Synchronize dirs: Show progress when comparing by content also in taskbar icon
  • FTPS/HTTPS: Support for OpenSSL 3.0
  • wincmd.ini [Configuration] ExecUseContextMenu: set to 1 to open files as if the user right clicked on it and clicked on the default context menu item
  • wincmd.ini [Configuration] AlwaysShowAppdata=0 hides Appdata folder when hidden files are not shown

User interface:

  • Option to always load directory sizes after a directory change, either internally or via ‘Everything’ tool
  • Option to set custom date/time format and separators (Configuration – Options – Tabstops)
  • Show total bytes, files and folders to be copied already in F5 copy dialog
  • Show transfer speed with mixed units (egxxx b/M/G/T), configured via [Configuration] SizeTransfer, defaults to value of footer
  • Configure additional space around drive button icons via Configuration – Options – Icons
  • Dark mode: Option to configure border color (lines between controls)
  • Button bar: set the “Tooltip” field to a single space to disable tooltip
  • Menu Files – Print – File content now prints all selected files (after a warning)
  • On Windows 10 older than 1709 (Fall 2017) and older Windows versions, support thumbnails larger than 240 pixels

Lister:

  • Show additional main menu item “Plugins” to directly choose a Lister plugin
  • Quick view panel: Show used plugin in title (normally used for path) behind the file name

Lister, internal image viewer:

  • Zoom images with Ctrl+Mouse wheel or +/- on numeric keypad, or via click on percent value in the menu
  • Use Shift+Cursor left/right to scroll images in smaller steps than Cursor left/right

Lister, internal media player:

  • Show track name and artist from a track’s tags (id3v1, id3v2.2, id3v2.3/2.4, ape, flac, wav, ogg and m4a)
  • Show cover image from a track’s tags, or from a file named cover.jpg, folder.jpg, cover.png, or folder.png in the same folder
  • Button to show/hide cover image
  • Load track positions and names from .cue file with the same name as the opened media file, eg for seeking in long compilations
  • Single step now also works for audio only (1/10 second steps)
  • New hotkeys in multimedia mode: M=Mute, E=Single step, C=Cover, Ctrl/Shift+arrow keys to fast forward/rewind
  • Prefer DirectShow filters from filter32/64 subdirectory when present, even when a different version of that filter is registered in the system. Disable via wincmd.ini [Lister] PreferFiltersFromFile=0

Change attributes:

  • Set partial date and/or time by using letters in place of the unchanged parts, eg 10:mm:ss to change just the hours. The actual characters don’t matter, 10:xx:xx will also work.

Compare by content:

  • New hotkey F2 in edit mode jumps to the next difference within a line, Shift+F2 to the previous difference
  • Accept one or two file names via drag&drop to the path edit boxes
  • Button “Sync” to choose re-synchronize method, eg to look for equal characters only after a space

Multi rename tool:

  • Offer to auto-rename files also when moving them to subdirs and a file with the same name already exists in that directory
  • New placeholders [B0]†[B9] insert parent, grandparent, great grandparent folder etc. from the path
  • New placeholders [B+0]†[B+9] insert drive letter, first folder, second folder etc. from the path
  • New field [T4] will use EXIF ​​date (when a photo was taken) for all date fields after this placeholder
  • The Fields [T1] to [T4] now support a time offset in the form [T1+60m] or [T1-10h]

Internal commands:

  • cm_ReloadFileIcons to reload all icons and icon overlays without re-reading the file lists
  • cm_CloseDuplicateTabs to close all duplicate tabs in current panel
  • cm_SwitchColorsByFileType to turn colors by file type on/off
  • cm_SwitchFileTipWindows to enable/disable the display of tooltips (hints) for files
  • cm_CopyToArchive/cm_MoveToArchive to open pack dialog with “Move” option unchecked/checked
  • cm_CloseCurrentTab, cm_CloseAllTabs, cm_UnloadPlugins, cm_CopyFileDetailsToClip, cm_CopyHdrFileDetailsToClip etc. now support parameters, see description
  • command cd “path” can now be combined with internal commands, with the path in double quotes
  • MULTIRENAME=

Version number 10.50 RC1
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows 11
Website ghisler
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License type Shareware
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