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OPUS Really is The World's Best File Management Tool

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The latest version 9.5 of the very popular Directory Opus 9 is an extremely powerful and one of the most configurable file managers/Explorer replacements ever created for Windows. Now supports Windows 7 in 32 and 64 bit versions. Windows 64 bit versions is fully multithreaded and very fast. The familiar interface means even the novice can use it immediately. Fully multi-threaded, it includes built-in ZIP and FTP functionality, fully configurable toolbars, menus and hot keys, powerful file type extensions, built-in image and text/hex viewer, easy slide shows, visual synchronization, very powerful rename functions and much more.PC Magazine US Editors Choice Award "With its unique conveniences, startling speed, and gleaming interface, Directory Opus is the only file manager we find powerful enough to use as a replacement for Windows Explorer." PCPlus Magazine (UK) said of Opus "The best File Manager and Windows Explorer Replacement known to man. Comparison Table

There are many more features available in Directory Opus 9.5, far too many to list here. Why not download a free evaluation copy and see for yourself? We guarantee you won't want to go back to Explorer!Available as immediately as a 60 full evaluation trial period, Directory Opus 9.5 has been designed and written from the ground up especially for Windows. And that means full support for the latest Windows Operating Systems from 2000, XP and 2003 and Windows Vista/Windows 7 including both 32 and 64 bit editions available. This is the file manager that should have shipped with Vista. Follow our advice and take the time to learn DOPUS's hundreds of features. There's a great tutorial and online help manual. Also, visit as you will have one of the best peer enthusiast community of users to help you with any question about the product. Launch Windows Control Panel and review both of the DOPUS control panel applets to access hundreds of customizable settings and features of Opus.

    Familiar Interface: Unlike many other file managers, Directory Opus defaults to an Explorer-compatible user interface. You can immediately begin using Directory Opus, with no learning curve, because it will feel extremely familiar and comfortable to you. But, you will find that you can easily configure the interface to fully personalize your system including the use of dual file displays or multiple displays for special folders.

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    Fully Configurable Menus, Toolbars and Hotkeys: Directory Opus supports unlimited menus and toolbars. Toolbars can be attached to any side of a Lister display or can be independent free-floating windows. Directory Opus supports user-configurable hotkeys, both for use within Opus, and globally throughout the system. OPUS is one of the FEW desktop apps that fully supports the Windows key! Built-in ZIP and FTP Support: Throw away your external ZIP and FTP programs - Directory Opus lets you access ZIP files and FTP sites as easily as local folders! You can copy files from anywhere and to anywhere - even from an FTP site straight into a ZIP file!

    True Multitasking: The object-orientated multi-threaded design gives you unheralded power to perform multiple operations at the same time. Why should you have to wait for your computer to finish? Now you can begin one task and immediately move on the the next. Zip one folder while unzipping into another, at the same time as you are downloading files from a remote FTP site and copying yet more files between your local folders, independently and reliably.

    Support for Common Image and Audio Files: Directory Opus supports most common image and sound file formats. It provides a quick yet powerful image viewer which lets you view your pictures without having to load a large paint program! It also provides a Thumbnails-style view of your folders, allowing you preview a large number of images to quickly locate the one you are looking for. Audio files display offers full support for ID3 tag for MP3. And your video files will display all critical video properties including Codec, video size, etc.

    Built-in Viewer Pane: Quickly view pictures, text files and other types of files in the Opus Viewer pane directly in the Lister window. Opus supports a viewer plug-in system so you can add new drivers for the specific file formats you wish to view as they become available. Directory Opus comes with plug-ins for many popular image and document file formats. Third party libraries can extend the viewing capabilities to include Word and Excel documents, Acrobat files and many other types of files. A free SDK is available for developers to write their own viewer plug-ins.

    Enhanced Support for Digital Images: More than any other file manager, Directory Opus give you full access to the hidden details of the EXIF format for images from digital cameras. You can now sort images by any field and view all the information about your photos from shooting time, shutter speed, aperture, subject distance, metering type and more. AUtomated image support for Flickr, PhotoBucket too!

    Enhanced Finding and Searching: Directory Opus lets you quickly locate the files you need, with an extremely powerful search system. Does Explorer let you search for Led Zeppelin MP3 files recorded at a bit rate of 160 sometime between last Thursday and today? Opus does!

    Powerful Internal Command Set: With Directory Opus you are not just limited to functions given to you by the programmer. Directory Opus's functions are built upon the most powerful file management command language available in any file manager. You can harness this easily to create your own functions commands to perform the actions that YOU want to do.

    Enhanced Integration with Third Party Apps: Opus can integrate with any third party addon that support Windows Explorer but more importantly, OPUS features enhanced support for Nero, Window Blinds and many third party apps.

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