Tools - Settings - Programs -
Tab Viewers

Under "Tools → Settings → Programs" in the tab "Viewers", the user may define programs for showing files, depending on their file extension.

Assignment of filters and programs (viewers)

Different file extensions (in the column "filter") may be assigned to different viewers (in the column "programs").

In the above example, the viewer "Viewer.exe" is assigned to files with the extensions "mp3" and "avi".

Calling the viewers

On activation of the menu item "File → View" or the hotkey "F3", the listed filters are analyzed sequentially from the top down. The highlighted file is opened by the viewer assigned to the first matching filter. Only checked rows are taken into account when matching a filter.

If no filter matches the highlighted file, it will be shown by the FreeCommander viewer as configured in the menu item "Tools → Settings → View → Viewer".

Editing the list of programs and their filters

The following buttons and shortcuts are available for editing the list of viewer programs:

  • (Insert):        add new row
  • (F2):        edit the filter in the highlighted row
  • (Ctrl+Del):        delete the highlighted row
  • (Ctrl+):        move the highlighted row up
  • (Ctrl+):        move the highlighted row down

The input box "program" specifies the program which should perform the action for the highlighted row.

The input box "parameter" specifies any parameters required for the program in the highlighted row.