Alax.Info NTFS Links extends Microsoft Windows XP operating system shell by adding additional features related to soft and hard links supported by NTFS file system. The description of the features is provided below.
The shell is extended with the following new interface items:
- Additional user interface commands:
- new item to directory context menus to accept dropped directories as soft links
- new item to directory context menus to paste copied to clipboard directories as soft links
- new item to directory context menus to accept dropped files as hard links
- new item to directory context menus to paste copied to clipboard files as hard links
- new directory column to display soft linked directory’s link target directory
- new directory column to display file’s number of hard links
- new info tip item to soft linked directories to display link target
- new info tip item to display file’s number of hard links
- icon overlay to display soft linked directories with a shortcut image
- Shell operation changes:
- an option to create move a soft link when a soft linked directory is being moved
- an option to create a soft link when a directory is being copied
- an option to copy a soft link when a soft linked directory is being copied
- an option to delete link when a soft linked directory is being deleted
Software comes in English language with a satellites that provide alternate GUI languages. Currently, there is only Russian translation included, if you feel like translating the GUI items into your language and you can use Visual Studio or any other resource editor, please email us for details.
Software is free for personal use, request commercial licenses via email (sales at this website domain name) or contact form.
Current version of Alax.Info NTFS Links can be downloaded from:
- AlaxInfoNtfsLinksSetup.msi – Version 1.1.5, 32-bit
- AlaxInfoNtfsLinksSetup-x64.msi – Version 1.1.5, 64-bit (x64)
Persistent PAD file location:
There is a number of tools with similar functionality available including:
- Ractive.ch’s HardLinker
- Rekenwonder.com’s Junction Link Magic
- Schinagl.priv.at’s NTFS Link Shellextension
- Michael Elsdoerfer’s NTFS Link
Alax.Info NTFS Links is free to use.