One of the most visually appealing feature in Windows 8 is that Microsoft has extended the support for ribbon based interface from its Office products and other built-in Windows applications such as Paint to Windows Explorer. In my experience, user experience with ribbon based interface is really a love or hate affair for most users. But if you like the ribbon interface in Office 2007, 2010 etc. then I am sure you will like this in Windows Explorer as well. Only problem is that we are helpless if we want to have access to it right now on Windows 7 based systems. But worry no more as STDU Explorer is here!
STDU Explorer provides its users a standard Windows Explorer interface with Ribbon based GUI as one might expect. In addition to the support for the usual file operations such as Copy, Paste, Cut that are accessible from Ribbon interface, it also allows other useful file operations such as Copy to, Move to, New Folder etc. – all accessible from the Ribbon interface.
In addition, application also supports previews in left sidebar for many file formats such as image files (support psd, bmp, png, gif, pcx, jpeg, wmf formats) and e-books in DjVu, PDF, FB2, JBIG2, XPS, DCX, WWF, PDB, CBR and CBZ formats. A user can also filter the contents/file listing of a folder based on specific file types (pdf files, image files etc.).
Application is available for free for non-commercial use.
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