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Fast Explorer Alternatives

Fast Explorer is described as 'handy Windows shell context menu editor that allows you to add new menu items, cascaded menus, customize menu bitmaps and hint text, and even clean up context menu items and remove shell extensions of files and folders' and is a Shell. There are more than 10 alternatives to Fast Explorer for Windows and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is FileMenu Tools, which is free. Other great apps like Fast Explorer are ShellExView, ShellMenuView, Right Click Enhancer and Yamicsoft Windows Manager.

Fast Explorer alternatives are mainly Shells but may also be System Cleaners or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Fast Explorer.
This page was last updated Dec 24, 2021
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Windows Explorer

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  1. FileMenu Tools lets you customize the context (right-click) menu of Windows Explorer.

  2. ShellExView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    Shell Extensions are in-process COM objects which extends the abilities of Windows operating system. Most shell extensions are automatically installed by the operating system, but there are also many other applications that install additional shell extension components.

  3. ShellMenuView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    ShellMenuView is a small utility that display the list of static menu items that appeared in the context menu when you right-click a file/folder on Windows Explorer

  4. Right Click Enhancer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Right Click Enhancer gives you power to control the right click menu everyone uses. Right Click Enhancer allows yo to edit your right click menu in the way you want. Now with help of this wonderful tool you can add some good stuffs to your right click context menu.

  5. Yamicsoft Windows managers are powerful software tools to tweak, optimize, maintain and tune up Windows XP,Vista, 7 and 8. They include over thirty different utilities to help your system to be stable, fast, secure and personal!

  6. FilerFrog

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    FilerFrog helps you perform your every day file manipulation actions easily and efficiently

    FilerFrog vs Fast Explorer opinions
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    Cannot edit / add context menu entries freely. Just add some context menu commands as designed by the authors. Most likely to become a commercial product soon.

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  7. Shell is a context menu extender that lets you handpick the items to integrate into Windows File Explorer context menu, create custom commands to access all your favorite web pages, files, and folders, and launch any application directly from the context menu.

  8. MenuMaid

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Are you looking for a fast and easy way to clean up your Window Explorer and Internet Explorer right-click (context) menu? Look no further. MenuMaid makes it simple! Just uncheck the items you don’t want to show up. Restore them at any time.

  9. Ultimate Windows Context Menu Customizer is a freeware from door2windows that allows you to customize the context menu of many locations with ease in Windows

  10. Context Menu Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Context Menu Editor can view and delete links to programs on your context menus (the popup menus you see when you right-click). Context Menu Editor does not delete the programs, it just removes them from your menus.


    The official website is no longer available. Last version can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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