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Symlink Creator Alternatives

Symlink Creator is described as 'simplifies the process of creating symbolic and hard links in Windows 7 and Windows 8 (likely Vista too). It is a GUI for the MKLINK command in Windows, which makes creating the links much easier' and is an app. There are six alternatives to Symlink Creator for Windows, Windows Explorer and Dropbox. The best alternative is FileMenu Tools, which is free. Other great apps like Symlink Creator are Link Shell Extension, Symlinker, Dropboxifier and Directory Linker (DirLinker).

Symlink Creator alternatives are mainly Shell Extensions but may also be Cloud Storage Services or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Symlink Creator.
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  • Windows

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  1. FileMenu Tools icon

    FileMenu Tools

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    49 alternatives to FileMenu Tools 

    FileMenu Tools lets you customize the context (right-click) menu of Windows Explorer. The application adds built-in utilities to perform operations on files and folders and adds customized commands that let users run external applications, copy/move to a specific folder or...

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    1.  PortableFileMenu Tools can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Windows Explorer ExtensionFileMenu Tools can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    Main Screen Tips for beginners
    Example of Menu and Submenu (for a Folder)
  2. Link Shell Extension icon

    Link Shell Extension

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    6 alternatives to Link Shell Extension 

    Link Shell Extension (LSE) provides for the creation of Hardlinks , Junctions , Volume Mountpoints , and Vistas Symbolic Links, (herein referred to collectively as Links) and a Folder Cloning process that utilizes Hardlinks or Symbolic Links.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionLink Shell Extension can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLink Shell Extension can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    Pick Link Source... (file/dir)
    and Drop As... Symbolic Link, Junction, Hard Link and more


  3. Symlinker icon

    Symlinker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to Symlinker 

    With this utility you can use the symlink application Microsoft Windows has well hidden inside the cmd.exe app.

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    1.  PortableSymlinker can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Dropboxifier

    • Windows
    • Dropbox
    30 alternatives to Dropboxifier 

    Dropboxifier helps you simplifying the process of adding folders to Dropbox and creating symbolic links. Dropboxifier was originally made to work with Dropbox but will also work with any other online storage application that creates a virtual folder on your hard drive (SkyDrive...

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    Dropboxified Folders
  5. Directory Linker (DirLinker) icon

    Directory Linker (DirLinker)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    5 alternatives to Directory Linker (DirLinker) 

    Directory Linker is a small Winforms application that allows the user to quickly and easily create symbolic links in XP, Vista and Windows 7 for files and folders.

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    NTFS Link

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    4 alternatives to NTFS Link 

    NTFS Link is a set of Windows Shell Extensions (i.e. they hook into the Windows Explorer), providing extended functionality for creating and using hard links and junction points on NTFS file systems. As neither hard links nor junctions are available on FAT, it will really only...

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