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    Chameleon Folder Alternatives

    Chameleon Folder is described as 'With Chameleon Folder you can open recent and favorite folders and files in Windows Explorer, Open/Save dialog boxes, on the Desktop, etc... Just click the middle mouse button and select the necessary folder or file in the menu to open it'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Chameleon Folder for Windows, Windows Explorer and Mac. The best alternative is Folders Popup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Chameleon Folder are FlashFolder (Free, Open Source), Direct Folders (Freemium), Quick Access Popup (Freemium) and Default Folder X (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 21, 2020

    1. Folders Popup lets you move like a breeze between your frequently used folders, documents and links! Have all your favorites at your finger tip - press the middle mouse button to popup your personalized menu.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      FlashFolder is an open source tool that extends the file-related common dialogs (e.g. open/save dialog) seen in most Windows applications. A small toolbar docks onto these dialogs that provides menus for quick access to recently-used folders, favorite folders and more.

      Discontinued

      Only inofficial versions for Win7 up ... buggy and no support from Zett42, developer that seems to be out of office. So pls mark as discontinued - average user will have too many problems.

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    2. Access your folders from anywhere.
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    3. The freeware Quick Access Popup (QAP) lets you move like a breeze between your frequently used folders, documents, applications, web pages and much more!
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    4. Save your files effortlessly and open your folders instantly. Default Folder X makes Mac OS X's Open and Save dialogs work as quickly as you do.
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    5. FileBox enhances Windows by adding several advanced functions to the standard Open File and Save File dialog boxes. (Note that if a program uses its own "private" dialog boxes for these functions, you wont see our FileBox buttons, sorry.

      Discontinued

      FileBox eXtender is no longer supported. The binary builds and source code are available for download.

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    6. Folder Menu - a tiny, portable folder switching tool and file launcher. You can quickly jump to your favorite folders in explorer, open/save dialog or command prompt...and more. You can also launch your favorite folders, files or urls.

      Discontinued

      Last updated 2010/04/23

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    7. Faster access to your favorite files, folders, programs, etc.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed. Last version, released in August 2016, can be still bought from the official website.

    8. Do you need to open a folder? You can open folders everywhere from a menu of your favorite folders, including dialog boxes for opening and saving all programs.
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    9. FindeXer customize your Explorer windows locations area for quick access to your most frequently used folders. After you install FindeXer, you need to restart Explorer and then view it by going to View -> Explorer Bar and selecting FindeXer.

      Discontinued

      Last updated 2008-12-04

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