Folders Popup v5.2.3

billon on 9 May 2016
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 8 May 2016
  • Suggested by JnLlnd

Folders Popup lets you move easily between frequently used folders within save dialogs. Click the middle mouse button to access your favorite folders within the menu.

A 64-bit version is included in the download.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes. Unicode support in 64-bit version.
License: Zlib license
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Depending on your operating system, launch one of the following:

  • 32-bit: FoldersPopup-[version number]-32-bit.exe
  • 64-bit: FoldersPopup-[version number]-64-bit.exe
If you're not sure, launch the 32-bit.
What's new?
  • Display clearer message when prompting for upgrade from FoldersPopup to Quick Access Popup (prompt displayed only for QAP releases with new features).
  • Add the auto-detection of .ahk and .vbs extensions when user add a favorite using drag-and-drop to the Settings window.
  • Stop launching Directory Opus when refreshing the list of open folders in listers if Directory Opus is not running.
  • French, Sweeden and German language files update.
  • New runtime v1.1.23.5 from AHK.

30 comments on Folders Popup  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

tassman 2013-11-25 08:45

The link for download is not working.

v0.9 Beta

tassman 2013-11-27 19:55

Sorry. Still nothing. Send it please to me both version tassman[at]gmail.com I put it in google drive and resend you links (if you want of course).

v0.9 Beta

I am Baas 2013-11-28 02:51

Nope. tassman should clear the browser cache and retry.

v0.9 Beta

JnLlnd 2013-11-29 22:37

tassman wrote me by email that he finally found a way using a proxy site and it worked. Happy for him :-)

As far as I am concerned, as a moderator(?), you could delete these now irrelevant comments. Thanks.

v0.9 Beta

SYSTEM 2013-12-24 07:41

@JnLlnd: The comments are community-moderated. That is, the trash can icon at the right side of the comment gives the comment negative score, and when the comment reaches -6 points, it's deleted. (If you're the author of the comment, the icon deletes the comment immediately.)

Usually we delete only spam comments.

v0.9 Beta

DarkShadow 2013-12-24 09:02

If you are rank R0 you don't have this trash can icon.

v1.0

smaragdus 2013-12-24 22:22

New bug fix release of FoldersPopup- 1.01- History- https://github.com/JnLlnd/FoldersPopup/#history

v1.0

ext5 2014-01-26 19:26

Win7 russian 64-bit version produces an error at startup:
Error: "k" is not a valid key name.

v1.2

mik.y 2014-01-28 12:28

sometimes is working, but mostly it does nothing after click on some path. very amateurish

v1.2

avi-aryan 2014-01-28 13:12

@ext5 Same problem as you reported in Clipjump (www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2523)
@JnLlnd You should use Virtual Keys instead of alphabets..

v1.2

JnLlnd 2014-04-20 16:10

Haven't seen these comments since January. Sorry about that.

@ext5: This is fixed in v1.2.4 (see http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21423)

@mik.y: Haven't seen this type of comment elsewhere. From my experience, protection software explained situations where FP was not working consistently (ex. Comodo). See http://code.jeanlalonde.ca/stop-anti-virus-blocking-folders-popup/

@avi-aryan: Thanks for the suggestion. I implemented another solution but I'll look at this approach. Since the user can configure its hotkeys, I'll have to look how to do that with Virtual Keys.

v1.2

Gmacri 2014-07-18 16:54

Win 8.1 x64: only working middle mouse button: Shift + middle mouse button do the same.

A suggestions:
1) add icons at the popup menus would be great...
2) Add the possibility to add acces to *.exe files (launcher)for example calculator.exe, notepad.exe, etc

Best regards!

v2.2

JnLlnd 2014-07-21 20:34

Hello Gmacri.

> Win 8.1 x64: only working middle mouse button: Shift + middle mouse button do the same.

Do you mean that Middle Mouse is not opening the folder in the current window but only in a new window (as would do Shift+Middle button)?

> 1) add icons at the popup menus would be great...

You will be pleased with the v3, currently in beta test phase :-) See my blog post http://code.jeanlalonde.ca/beta-testers-wanted-for-folders-popup-v3/

> 2) Add the possibility to add acces to *.exe files (launcher)for example calculator.exe, notepad.exe, etc

v3 is adding document support. Why not supporting executable! This is added to the wish-list.

Thanks for your comments.

( @All: also use the support page on my blog for faster reply )

v2.2

Midas 2014-07-22 09:56

@JnLlnd: it's just my opinion, but this kind of development related updates would be best posted to the forum topic...

v2.2

JnLlnd 2014-08-29 20:52

@Midas: Noted. Please use this post http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21648 or the app's support page.

Question: How can I submit more recent screen capture for this page?

v2.2

Ennovy 2015-04-12 07:00

Nice video with tutorial, made by Jean Lalonde: https://youtu.be/uwnDK8yua-g

v5

smaragdus 2015-07-23 03:42

FoldersPopup 5.1.1 has been released.

v5

toitoy 2015-07-24 05:18

Very nice minimal app, but the "Support Freeware" phrase on every window is a bit to much. It becomes very annoying soon. There must be an option to remove it from pop-up menu.

v5.1.1

JnLlnd 2015-07-24 12:13

Hi toitoy. I'm the FP author. Thank you for your good words about the app. About the "Support Freeware" item, there is an easy way to remove this menu item: any donation will work. There is no obligation and you can still benefit from 100% of the features resulting of this development effort. But the price to pay, then, is to tolerate this little annoyance. Best regards.

v5.1.1

Koolie 2015-08-06 15:21

Kudos to the Developer. This is an excellent software, very useful. Adds missing functionality to Windows Explorer. Works without glitches on my desktop (Windows 7 64 bit)

v5.1.1

smaragdus 2015-08-07 19:13

@JnLlnd
"But the price to pay, then, is to tolerate this little annoyance."
Freeware is free because it has no price- it is free.
Yours is not freeware but donationware/nagware masked as freeware. So your 'Support Freeware! nag has nothing to do with freeware since your FoldersPopup is not freeware but begware/donationware/nagware.
I always decide myself whether I want to support a developer and how. But I do not tolerate beggars and their nags so I never donate to those who beg for money blatantly and indiscreetly.
I hope one day more developers will understand how low and vile it is to constantly beg for money.

v5.1.1

Mijne 2015-11-14 22:00

Great little program, although i don't use it every day, it comes in very handy every once in a while.
But.. i have to agree with the previous 2 commenters, if you ask for anything in return, either donation or an act (writing this review) can not be called freeware.

v5.1.2

AndTheWolf 2015-12-13 18:05

Now at version 5.2.2

v5.2.1

webfork 2015-12-23 21:44

Thanks AndTheWolf

v5.2.2

shnbwmn 2016-01-03 08:27

Some suggestions for this awesome program:

1. At the moment one can only add folder links. It would be great if there was support for adding browsable directories. Another program called LaunchbarCommander allows this and it's very efficient. I'm aware that one can add submenus, but there isn't recursive support, which means a lot of manual labour. My folders are arranged in such a way that adding only one or two directory links will give me quick access to almost all my files.

One thing I don't like about LB is that you can't click folder links directly in the recursive menus, only files, which means making a right-click and left click instead of only one left-click.

2. Add ability to hide the bottom contents of the menu (eg, folder groups, copy path, etc). Obviously the support freeware link can stay there, but I feel that the other stuff takes too much real estate, especially when they're not used very often. Perhaps they can also be put into their own submenu, by user choice.

v5.2.2

JnLlnd 2016-01-03 21:11

Thank you, shnbwmn, for your suggestions. I replied on Folders Popup web page: http://code.jeanlalonde.ca/folderspopup/#comment-19732

v5.2.2

JnLlnd 2016-02-03 01:26

Folders Popup users based on Windows 7+ systems are invited to give a try to Quick Access Popup (http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2765), the next generation of Folders Popup.

As with Folders Popup, you will continue to save thousands of clicks while browsing your favorite folders in Windows Explorer or file dialog boxes. But, in addition, you will use it to launch your most used applications, documents or web sites instantly with this easy popup menu and mouse/keyboard shortcuts manager. Gather related favorites in submenus. Assign favorites to keyboard or mouse shortcuts. Group favorites and launch then in one click. Switch to any open window or reopen in dialog boxes folders open in Explorer.

Folders Popup and Quick Access Popup should be listed as separate applications as FP will continue to be supported for Windowx XP/Vista users as a distinct app (with its own version numbering).

v5.2.2

djoledj 2016-05-09 19:23

If you have trouble downloading, just use any VPN like Betternet. I downloaded it with Betternet Chrome extension.

v5.2.3

JnLlnd 2016-05-09 21:01

Folders Popup v5.2.3 is a maintenance release. Users looking for new features are invited to check the Folders Popup's next generation app: Quick Access Popup (http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2765). Still free and still portable.

Version: 5.2.3 (2016-05-08)

- Display clearer message when prompting for upgrade from FoldersPopup to Quick Access Popup (prompt displayed only for QAP releases with new features)
- Add the auto-detection of .ahk and .vbs extensions when user add a favorite using drag-and-drop to the Settings window
- Stop launching Directory Opus when refreshing the list of open folders in listers if Directory Opus is not running
- French, Sweeden and German language files update
- New runtime v1.1.23.5 from AHK

v5.2.3

Infobot 2016-05-24 20:53

Every time I open a folder with Folders Popup then the explorer bar open too. Could you delete that function please? I mean the explorer bar on the left of the screen in a folder, I do not use it since the beginning op windows xp, it takes space.

Folders Popup doesn't work in some of the windows fileboxes in xp. Please test all possible fileboxes and you will notice that some don't work.
That is also the case with other alike programs.
Is it even possible to make all fileboxes work.

v5.2.3

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