Microsoft has released the source code for its Windows 3.0 file manager
Microsoft has officially released the file manager originally built into its Windows 3.0 operating system as open source software (using the MIT license) via GitHub.
The GitHub page for the legacy file management application describes a list of several changes and compatibility with all modern versions of the Windows operating system. Some of the biggest changes include being converted to Microsoft Visual Studio (with compatibility in Visual Studio 2015 and 2017), as well as converting all 64-bit rhetoric into the C (programming language) from previously internal libraries.
The maintainer of the repository, Craig Wittenberg at Microsoft, is welcome to all feedback for minor feature suggestions and bug fixes.
- Free • Open Source
Windows File Manager lives again and runs on all currently supported version of Windows, including Windows 10.