Thursday, September 1, 2016 Tablacus Explorer Portable, a tabbed file manager with Add-on support!
"Tablacus Explorer is fine for simple tabbed browsing, but a horrible configuration interface and total lack of documentation mean its more advanced features are very hard to figure out." —Mike Williams, (22 Aug 2016)
"Tablacus Explorer moves quite fast without eating up too much CPU and memory. The multi-tabbed environment is clearly one of its strongest advantages, as you don’t need to keep different Windows Explorer panels opened. ... The configuration settings are still hard to tweak even with the online tips, so less experienced users are likely to spend extra time trying to decode their meaning." —Ana Marculescu, (February 24th, 2015 16:31 GMT)
"It is better than window explorer. Easy to use. Interface divisible in 2 or 3 or 4 part to browse better among folders." —capitanflorius (a user), (February 13, 2013)
Tablacus Explorer is a tabbed file manager. It includes extensibility add-ons, customizable association, menus, keys, mouse gestures, and alias. You can save the configuration to XML. It supports multiple language and Unicode.
   It is extremely light. No administrator privilege required—unlike Clover. No dependencies: C++, .NET, nothing. A must have for your thumbdrive or computer.

Size: 5.31 MB (5,574,656 bytes) Packed Size: 1.93 MB (2,028,655 bytes)
SHA-256: 1D79F0C5FE2DCB25FC2AD48768F280C1C6A58B3BDD8500F331390FD2C9D0E44D

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Release Details

Developer: Gaku &
Requirements: Windows XP or later
License: Open source—MIT License
Source: Included in the package (.ini files)
Additional downloads: Get more icons for Tab. Explorer Google Material Design Icons (Grey). It's open source with Apache License Version 2.0.

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, Launcher Generator/PAL, Installer/PAI.

  1. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  2. Get the latest Tablacus Explorer release, also these add-ons packages:
    1. Tab plus,
    2. Tab design.
  3. Put them in the same folder as the extracted template, in our example C:\0TEST, then extract the package to TablacusExplorerPortable\App\TabbedExplorer folder, Extract package
    Into App\TabbedExplorer
  4. Browse to App\TabbedExplorer\addons\filterbar,
    1. delete filter.png, then
    2. rename filter _grey.png to filter.png.
    Rename to filter
  5. Extract both add-on packages to App\TabbedExplorer\addons folder, Extract add-ons
    Into App\TabbedExplorer\addons
  6. Browse to TablacusExplorerPortable\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. not just 18.1.17,
     DisplayVersion=18.1.17 (32/64 bit)
  7. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\TablacusExplorerPortable, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  8. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  9. When all is OK, then delete the TablacusExplorerPortable\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\TablacusExplorerPortable, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  10. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  11. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.

Portability Notes

The official Tablacus Explorer is already 100% portable, we only separate its data from the application folder.

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