muCommander project is a cross-platform file manager that has a Norton Commander style interface and running on any operating system with Java support (Mac OS X, Windows, Solaris, Linux, *BSD...).
Here are some key features of "muCommander":
· Virtual filesystem with SMB, FTP and HTTP/HTTPS connectivity
· Quickly copy, move, rename files, create directories, email files...
· Browse, create and uncompress ZIP, TAR and GZip archives
· Multiple windows support
· Interface localized in English, French, German, Spanish and Czech
· Customize the look and feel to your taste
· Never leave that keyboard again, shortcuts are provided for an all-keyboard operation
· Java 2 Standard Edition Runtime Environment
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Added support for Amazon S3.
· Added support for the Hadoop HDFS filesystem.
· A proper error message is displayed when muCommander is started in a headless environment.
· Upgraded the commons-net FTP library to version 2.0 for increased server compatibility.
· Actions relying on a file operation that is not supported by the current folder's filesystem are now disabled contextually.
· Optimized the opening speed of Zip files.
· Mac OS X: updated JavaApplicationStub and Info.plist to enable 64-bit operation on x86_64 architecture.
· Improved the HTTP filesystem: better HTML/XHTML detection, follows links correctly.
· Free space indicator now changes color gradually (ticket #311) ; adjusted free space warning threshold.
· Adjusted the layout of the main window to some save screen estate around the toolbar. Contributed by Radomír Černoch.
· Lowered memory usage by caching file attributes only when they are in use.
· Migrated the codebase to Java 1.5 ; Java 1.4 is no longer supported.
· Dutch translation updated with a few corrections.
· "Round displayed file sizes" checkbox does not refresh the panel correctly (ticket #328).
· Single click on folder panel treated as double click (ticket #321).
· Fixed 'startup_error' message that wasn't properly localized.
· Fixed 7zip files left open after being browsed (ticket #334).
· Mac OS X: raised the maximum memory that can be allocated to 128MB, to cope with directories that contain more than 80K files (ticket #332).
· Unsafe behavior when deleting a bookmark from the file panel (ticket #329).
· Some translations may not be up-to-date. Refer to http://trac.mucommander.com/wiki/Translations for more information.
· Recycle Bin not working on Windows 64-bit (ticket #234).
· Executable permissions on local files are not properly preserved when running a unix-based OS with Java 1.5.
· SMB support may not work properly on non multi-language JRE.
· 'Copy files to clipboard' not working with some applications (files are not pasted).
· Mac OS X: some keyboard shortcuts may conflict with global system shortcuts.
· Authentication issues when using several sets of credentials (login/password) for the same server (see ticket #76).
· Untrusted HTTPS connections are allowed without a warning.