This software is designed for managing files and archives in Windows operating systems. It works in text mode and provides an intuitive interface for performing important actions such as, viewing files and directories, editing, copying, and renaming files.
Moreover, it has a multi-language, easily configurable interface. File system navigation is made easier through the use of color highlighting and sort groups.
In addition to that, The functionality of this application is greatly extended by external DLL modules - plugins (made possible by a special set of interfaces - the Plugins API). For example, archive support, FTP client, temporary panel, and network browser are all implemented as plugins included in the standard distribution of Far.