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Very convenient, but has problems that some may make do with

Comment by darkclide
about Clover · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 3 Helpful Report as spam

It's pretty easy to use it, you can use ctrl + t to create a tab, ctrl + w to close it... Almost like with chrome!
Unfortunately, it updates too frequently for my tastes (almost daily), which interrupts my workflow too much, even though the updates are fast.
I just wish you could disable them or the updates were less frequent, plus you don't even know what is updated since the update UI is in chinese.

[Edited by darkclide, March 22]


Great, but now with ads...

Comment by Maoholguin
about Clover · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

Clover is probably the best tabs solution for windows right now (I mean, aesthetically), but since the 3.2.7 update (2017-01-19) it has a VIP option, wich means that the free version comes with ads, so be aware of that.



Comment by coryz40
about Clover and QTTabBar · Aug 2015 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Anyone else using this on Windows 10? How's it working for you? I was having really annoying issues and had to uninstall it. I really need tabs in Explorer, but qttabbar simply doesn't cut it.


I was using Clover v3 too but it is so buggy with Window 10 that it's gone to oblivion. I just want a simple File Manager that has Tabs & Favorites. Clover was very good in that you could have favorite folders arranged at the top. I am trying out Small Explorer++ iconExplorer++ A word of advice: before you install it, r/click on it's .exe and choose to run in compatibility mode or it will crash when you r/click in a pane (the white area in Documents, for example). If I find something that works with Windows 10 and is simple enough, I will post it here. Hope others will do the same. Cheers from New Zealand.

Good overall

Comment by Autumn
about Clover and QTTabBar · Sep 2013 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

It's very clean, although Yandex hasn't provided any skins for it yet.

I was running it on Windows Vista, and sometimes it loaded a bit slow, other times it crashed. I'd considered again in the future though.

For now, I'll use QTTabBar for my customized shells on Windows.