The BEST File Manager for Windows

Works with and greatly enhances:

Windows 11, 10

Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP

Servers 2003 and later

Starting at just $50 for home use and $69 for a business license (and a business two-pack for just $99!)

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Version 4: the future

Major new tools, significant upgrades to current components and faster folder listings.

  • Find and rename problem files: bad paths, illegal characters, Linux & iOS (Mac) characters.
  • Check files and folders for compliance with different file systems e.g., NTFS, Fat-16, Fat-32, eFat, CDs, iOS, Linux and custom.
    Know if the files are right before you copy.
  • Delete files no matter their length or how they are named.
  • Powerful renaming with RegEx e.g. change 'Romeo Smith' into 'Smith, Romeo' and much more.
  • Lightening fast directory listing no matter how large the folder.
  • Detailed reports for copy errors.
  • Variable text size for views and dialogs.
  • and many more improvements and fixes..


See the V4 preview here.

Update May 2017

A May 2017 Microsft security update for Windows 10 conflicted with a major routine in FileBoss resulting in FileBoss not starting on some Windows 10 systems.

Versions V3.101 and later, fix the problem. You can read more about this at the page
Windows Creators Conflict.


Touch Files & Folders

By Touching Files you can

  • Change the attributes and times of one file or thousands
  • Change Modified, Accessed and Created times
  • Set or remove file attributes
  • Recursion through folders


Quick Start: Touching Files

First select the files you want to Touch.

Touch Menu ItemStart the Touch Command by:

  • Press Ctrl+R
  • Select Actions > Touch from the main menu
  • or click the Touch button:
  • To setup how files are touched select Actions > Touch Setup... from the main menu or press Ctrl-F9.
  • Touching files can be automatic or confirmed each time it is invoked. See the Confirm Touch dialog below.


Hint: If the Ctrl key is held down while the touch button is clicked, the Actions > Touch command from the main menu is selected or F9 is pressed then the Touch Setup dialog will be displayed instead of the Touch command itself being executed.


Touch Files Setup


Typical Touch Confirmation Dialog