Files 2.1 is available for download

Files 2.1 is available for download
Files 2.1 is available for download

Yair A. released another new update of Files file manager today. It’s version 2.1.The new file manager comes with some really nice new features and some fixes.

For those who don’t know Files file manager yet, it is definitely worth a try. It also looks great, it comes with Windows 11 styling.

The app is now available on the Microsoft Store.

What is Files 2.1

Files is a file manager which leverages the latest features of the Windows platform including Fluent Design, seamless updates, and APIs which enable the performance and lifecycle behavior that users expect. Whether you want to simplify your experience with your files or try something new, Files is a one-stop solution for exploring your files on the fly.

Changed or Fixed in Files 2.1

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a crash that would occur when dropping a shortcut over an executable file by @gave92 in #6696
  • Fixed copying shortcuts, small changes to ftp by @gave92 in #6703
  • Fixed an issue where the option to reset the default file explorer wouldn’t work after reinstalling Files by @gave92 in #6769
  • Fixed an issue where changing the sort option would create a hidden file by @gave92 in #6741
  • Fixed an issue where grouping by date might include files from previous week by @SHADOW-XIII in #6898
  • Fixed an issue where restoring items from recycle bin would remove the file extension by @d2dyno1 in #6985
  • Fixes an issue causing the file tags list to be serialized wrong by @gave92 in #7017
  • Fixed an issue where file extensions would sometimes get removed when renaming items by @gave92 in #7015
  • Fixed invalid items from being added to bundles by @d2dyno1 in #7119
  • Fixed search button on home page by @cinqmilleans in #7118
  • Fixed inner toolbar state on startup by @cinqmilleans in #7166
  • Show network shortcuts on the sidebar by @gave92 in #7185
  • Workaround for copying to MTP by @gave92 in #7212
  • Avoid reading the whole file into memory when adding a file to a .zip archive by @gave92 in #7123
  • Fixed an issue where clicking the okay button in the properties window sometimes wouldn’t work by @gave92 in #7201
  • Prevent repetitive viewport analysis in PointerMoved by @duke7553 in #7366
  • Fixed right pane being always loaded by @gave92 in #7376
  • Fixed an issue where some buttons didn’t have text by @gave92 in #7381
  • Fixed folder shortcuts opening in explorer by @gave92 in #7391
  • Fixed text selection when renaming by @gave92 in #7455
  • Fixed advanced properties opening in the wrong window by @gave92 in #7439

Download: Microsoft Store