Want to set the Windows 3.0 file manager on your Windows 10 as a replacement to your default file manager? Here is how you can get Windows 3.0 File Manager which is now available as an app in the official Microsoft Store. Keep reading to learn how to get File Manager from Windows 3.0 on the Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions of the Windows 10 operating system.
Since Microsoft’s purchase of GitHub, the Redmond software and services giant has released several of its classic programs on the open-source platform. This has allowed Windows enthusiasts to modify famous software with tweaks and customize them for use on new machines.
Windows 3.0 File Manager for PC
One of these programs is the File Manager that was the default manager tool on Windows 3.0 released all those years ago. The company published the File Manager source code on its official GitHub page. It is now available on the Windows Store as well.
Being an old program, released over two decades ago and originally designed to run on 16-bit operating systems, there was a need to fine tune it in order to make it workable on modern Windows 10 devices using a 64-bit architecture.
After months of development work on this version of Windows File Manager, many new changes are now parts of the user experience. Here are the main features of the Windows 3.0 File Manager:
- Revamped navigation bar
- Ability to drag and drop files between different locations
- Search feature to access subfolders through the main menu
- Context menu support
Download Windows 3.0 File Manager
The new iteration of Windows 3.0 File Manager is compatible with Windows 10 devices running on Creators Update or later version. So be sure to make note of that before installing the app from the link below.
- Windows File Manager | Download Link
The app may not offer anything unique in terms of the way you browse Windows 10 files, but it does give you a flavor of the user-interface that was all the rage back in the ’90s.