7plus is a freeware which tries to make working with Windows much more comfortable by adding features to explorer, window handling, and lots of other small tweaks.
Add features to Windows 7 Explorer
To give some examples, it allows you to quickly upload files to an FTP server directly from explorer with a single hotkey, navigate to your favorite folders with numpad keys, keep windows always on top, etc!
Here are some of the more important features:
– Store favorite folders and recall them for very fast navigation
– Upload files, screenshots and clipboard content directly to an FTP server with just one hotkey
– Create new folders and textfiles by pressing F8/F7
– Paste text or image from the clipboard as file
– Show favorite folders in the explorer folder band bar like Web Browser favorite bars
– Make Backspace go upwards again
– Set windows to be “Always on top” by right-clicking the title bar
– Activate blinking windows and toggle between the current and previous window with Capslock
– Close windows by middle-clicking task buttons
– Paste previous clipboard text entries by pressing WIN+V
– Use a Joypad/Gamepad to remote control the mouse, keyboard, and zoom.
For a full list of features and download link, visit Google Code.
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