The most important features and improvements are
highlighted here, it would make this list too long if we were to
include all the features and improvements.
You will discover even more features in this documentation and in the
Orthodox File Manager (OFM) features
Two powerful and easy to use OFM panels.
Strong keyboard orientation and the ability to perform all functions without the mouse.
Context-dependent invocation of scripts and programs e.g. mouse click/Enter (execute or open with the associated application), F3 (view) and F4 (edit).
User Menu, create your own customized menu.
Powerful internal viewer and editor via kparts supporting almost every file format.
Advanced Search module: searching in archives and search content on remote file systems.
Several Panel view modes via the Sidebar.
Archive Handling: browsing, unpack, pack, testing. Supported archives: ace, arj, bzip2, deb, gzip, iso, lha, rar, rpm, tar, zip and 7-zip.
Checksum Creation and Verification mechanism that supports md5, sha1, sha256, sha224, sha256, sha384, sha512, tiger, whirlpool, cfv, and crc.
Calculate occupied space of files and folders, archives and remote filesystems.
Completely supports drag'n'drop: drag from Konqueror straight into a
.tar.gzfile, from Krusader's panel into the trash bin, the desktop or into Konqueror
Preserve date for local targets at copy/move operations.
F9 opens a Terminal Window in the current folder.
Selection filters used in e.g. Synchronizer and KruSearcher.
Quick Navigation in the Location Toolbar.
WhatsThis Help function in favour of tooltips where reasonable.
Customize Krusader to your own needs
Download and upload your favourite Krusader extensions at store.kde.org.
New features in the Krusader-1.80.0 “Final 3rd Stone” release
Many improvements of the UserActions system.
Countless usability enhancements, especially in Konfigurator and the heavily reordered menubar.
Copy/Move: preserve all attributes (time, owner, group).
Renaming a filename without extension, single instance mode, start to system tray, check this out in Konfigurator
Configurable Atomic extensions, so that extensions like
.tar.gzare shown as one part in the Ext Column.
Context menu for bookmarks and enable/disable special bookmarks.
Terminal emulator enhancements bringing new functions, new usages and new look.
Synchronizer enhancements and parallel threads for slow FTP servers.
Full support for ACL permissions, like properties, preserve attributes, synchronizer and other.
Searcher-results, Locate-results, Synchronizer-results: support for dragging items and copy to clipboard (Ctrl+C).
Many bug fixes.
New features in the Krusader-1.90.0 “Power Stone” release
Last release for KDE 3.x with a big collection of Useractions.
New features in the Krusader-2.0.0 “Mars Pathfinder” release
New features in the Krusader-2.1.0-beta1 “Rusty Clutch” release
Fast text/hex viewer for huge filesizes.
Queued packing / unpacking.
Better trash integration.
The quick search, select and filter bar supports regular expressions for matching files.
New features in the Krusader-2.5.0 “Clear Skies” release
New features in the Krusader-2.7.0 “Peace of Mind” release
New features in the Krusader-2.8.0 “A New Day” release
Duplicating tabs with double click.
Closing tabs with Ctrl+ mouse button or Alt+ mouse button (configurable).
Undoing the closed tabs while the app is running.
Dynamically sized tabs.
Configuration options for new tab position, tab button visibility and New Tab Button behavior.
History and suggestions in New Folder dialog.
Cycling through full name, file name and extension selections with Rename shortcut (F2 by default).
Shift+Del removes undesired entries from the history in various dialogs.
Improved sync between the panel and embedded terminal.
Improved color configuration.
If you are using a development or Git version, it is possible that the latest new features are not yet in the “The Krusader Handbook”. Please read the Changelog file online or in the Krusader sources to find out more about the new features. For a brief description, please read the NEWS file online or in the Krusader sources. User feedback and Bug reports are always welcome!