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FileBox eXtender Alternatives

FileBox eXtender is described as '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.)' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FileBox eXtender for Windows, Windows Explorer and Mac. The best alternative is MenuTools, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FileBox eXtender are Quick Access Popup, Direct Folders, Folders Popup and DeskPins.

FileBox eXtender alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FileBox eXtender.
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  • Windows

FileBox enhances Windows by adding several advanced functions to the standard Open File and Save File dialog boxes. (Note...

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  1. MenuTools icon

    MenuTools

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    13 alternatives to MenuTools 

    MenuTools is a simple program that adds options for task priority, window transparency, and Always On Top to open dialog windows.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionMenuTools can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    Example: Notepad running on Microsoft Windows 8 x64.
  2. Quick Access Popup icon

    Quick Access Popup

    13 alternatives to Quick Access Popup 

    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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    1.  PortableQuick Access Popup can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Direct Folders icon

    Direct Folders

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    103 alternatives to Direct Folders 

    Access your folders from anywhere.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionDirect Folders can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    2.  LightweightDirect Folders consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Folders Popup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    11 alternatives to Folders Popup 

    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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    1.  PortableFolders Popup can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Windows Explorer ExtensionFolders Popup can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    DeskPins

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    12 alternatives to DeskPins 

    DeskPins can be used to make any application topmost, that is, to keep it above all other windows. Just grab a pin from the DeskPins icon in the system notification area (a.k.a. taskbar tray) and click on any window.

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    1.  LightweightDeskPins consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Windows Explorer ExtensionDeskPins can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.32, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    FlashFolder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    15 alternatives to FlashFolder 

    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.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionFlashFolder can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
      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.

      Screenshot: FlashFolder toolbar attached to common file open dialog
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      StExBar

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      3 alternatives to StExBar 

      The StExBar provides many useful commands for your everyday use of Windows explorer. And you can add as many custom commands on your own as you like.

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      1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionStExBar can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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      • Default Folder X icon

        Default Folder X

        • Mac
        9 alternatives to Default Folder X 

        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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      • Folder Menu icon

        Folder Menu

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        • Windows Explorer
        13 alternatives to Folder Menu 

        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.

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        1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionFolder Menu can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
        Discontinued

        Last updated 2010/04/23

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      • Chameleon Explorer icon

        Chameleon Explorer

        • Windows
        9 alternatives to Chameleon Explorer 

        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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