CloudXplorer - explore your favorite cloud storage with ease

A rich UI client for browsing Azure Blobs & Files, Amazon S3 or Google Storage.


CloudXplorer Release History

09/14/2015 - Version 3.6

  • fixed a crash when a VHD contains only volumes with unrecognized file systems.
  • added basic support for 64-bit enabled ext4 volumes inside a VHD.
  • implemented "Show hidden items" option for Amazon S3. When enabled the most recent archived versions of non-live objects will be included in the list and can be viewed, deleted and restored (Amazon S3).

08/19/2015 - Version 3.5 (Download)

  • support for Azure Government storage (Azure Blobs & Azure Files).
  • support for append blobs (Azure Blobs).
  • added the ability to rename, copy and move files including cross-account operations (Azure Files).
  • added the ability to create, change and delete shared access policies for shares (Azure Files).
  • added shared access signatures for files and shares (Azure Files).
  • added support for directory metadata (Azure Files).
  • added support for share quotas when creating a share (Azure Files).
  • added anonymous access using a share-based SAS with the storage account (Azure Files).
  • fixed a bug that caused versions of other objects starting with the same name to be listed in the object properties (Google Storage, Amazon S3).
  • added "Show hidden items" option. When enabled the most recent archived versions of non-live objects will be included in the list and can be viewed, deleted and restored (Google Storage).

07/13/2015 - Version 3.4 (Download)

  • improved High-DPI support on multiple monitors with different DPI settings.
  • capacity report now includes an option to navigate to the selected item.
  • content integrity checks are now always performed when uploading or downloading (partial) blob contents (Azure Blobs).
  • fixed a bug that caused "Copy failed when reading the source" error when doing a cross-account snapshot copy (Azure Blobs).
  • added support for Google Nearline storage class for buckets (Google Storage).

03/07/2015 - Version 3.3

  • Content-Disposition default attribute can include $FILENAME, which will be replaced with the actual name upon upload (Azure Blobs).
  • failures when deleting a blob with an existing lease will now be reported (Azure Blobs).
  • fixed several reported bugs.

11/03/2014 - Version 3.2

  • added new "Upload folder" command (Azure Blobs).
  • items can now be sorted using natural or alphabetical sort order.
  • corrected bugs with depth search logic.
  • AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 is now used to sign all Amazon S3 requests (Amazon S3).
  • added Central EU (Frankfurt) bucket region (Amazon S3).

08/25/2014 - Version 3.1

  • accounts can be defined as read-only, which will disable all change operations (e.g. delete, rename, copy/move etc).
  • minor bug fixes.

07/01/2014 - Version 3.0

  • introducing support for Azure Files, Amazon S3 and Google Storage.
  • native cross-account copy from Amazon S3/Google Storage to Azure Blobs.
  • the upload logic for page and block blobs (Azure Blobs) has been rewritten and should be more efficient and faster now.
  • the last modified date for downloaded files is now set to the last modified date of the corresponding blob/object.

05/06/2014 - Version 2.7 (Download)

  • batch copy/move operations across accounts are now executed in parallel.
  • shared access signatures are now built using version "2013-08-15".
  • disabled VHD checksum validation when expanding VHD page blobs.
  • increased response timeout for requests to 10mins.
  • minor bug fixes.

03/02/2014 - Version 2.6

  • non-standard characters (like '#') in paths were not being encoded properly.
  • snapshots are now included in size calculations for containers and folders.
  • resuming upload was not possible in some circumstances.
  • Content-Type assignments are now case-insensitive.
  • copy/move operations within the same account are now executed in parallel.
  • fixed application crashes due to failed clipboard operations.
  • fixed high CPU usage when downloading blobs on machines with >16 CPU cores.

02/02/2014 - Version 2.5

  • added snapshot naming: readable names can now be assigned to snapshots.
  • made some adjustments for high DPI settings.
  • when downloading a snapshot the file extension is now retained.
  • fixed a bug that prevented creating and using a storage account with policy-based shared access signatures.
  • other minor bug fixes.

01/08/2014 - Version 2.4.1

  • fixed issues with browsing the local devstorage account.

01/07/2014 - Version 2.4

  • fixed a critical bug that caused data corruption when resuming upload of page blobs.
  • drag&drop to the local file system will now replace missing blobs with empty files. Previously the whole operation silently failed.
  • expanding ZIP/CAB/ISO/VHD-blobs is now optional and can be turned on/off in the preferences dialog.
  • implemented the Content-Disposition advanced property on blobs.
  • policy times are now displayed along with the policy name on the "Copy signed URL from policy" menu.
  • fixed a bug that caused advanced properties to disappear after assigning new values.
  • fixed current selection issues in the listview when switching blob sort order (by name, size etc).

12/08/2013 - Version 2.3

  • drag&drop improvements.
  • extended shared access signature validity period for cross-account copy operations.
  • fixed a bug with multi-monitor window restore.
  • ignore etag mismatches when browsing/downloading VHD content.

10/29/2013 - Version 2.2

  • added "Shrink virtual disk" command for VHDs.
  • improved performance when displaying large amounts of blobs.
  • ZIP/CAB/ISO/VHD-blobs can now be opened in-place in a read-only mode (only browse/preview/download is supported).
  • license key can now be installed on a per-server or per-user basis.

10/15/2013 - Version 2.1.8

  • added anonymous access (specify a container-based shared access signature with a storage account).
  • added "Expand virtual disk" command.
  • dynamic VHDs are now automatically converted to the fixed VHD format during upload.
  • implemented version header fallback for older (v1.7) devstorage simulators.
  • minor bug fixes and better error messages.

09/22/2013 - Version 2.1.6

  • added "Acquire/Break lease" commands for containers.
  • added "Create virtual disk" command.
  • fixed progress indicator with page blob uploads.
  • added sanity checks to prevent non-fixed VHDs from being uploaded or VHDs from being uploaded as block blobs.
  • uncommitted blocks will now be removed when InvalidBlobType - "The blob type is invalid for this operation" - response is received.
  • added a raw request/response log.
  • minor general improvements.

08/27/2013 - Version 2.1.4

  • fixed problems with long-running cross-account copy/move operations.
  • fixed dialog positioning bug that prevented managing accounts.

07/25/2013 - Version 2.1.2

  • fixed updater problems with locked files.
  • fixed problems with long-running cross-account copy of large blobs.
  • other minor bug fixes.

06/20/2013 - Version 2.1

  • accounts can now be organized into a logical group.
  • added blob preview capabilities.
  • added preferences dialog.
  • fixed problems when downloading very large blobs.
  • containers are now protected from accidental deletion per default.
  • added copy operation for blob snapshots.
  • added an update checker.
  • minor bug fixes and improvements.

05/27/2013 - Version 2.0.13

  • added default attributes for containers/folders.
  • Cache-Control settings can now be set for different file types.
  • empty folders are now created when uploading folders/files.
  • minor bug fixes.

04/09/2013 - Version 2.0.12

  • fixed a bug with clipboard copy operation.
  • Break lease and Delete snapshots commands now request a confirmation.
  • added thumbnails for image blobs (in the Large Icon mode).

03/24/2013 - Version 2.0.10

  • introduced natural sort order (like Windows Explorer).
  • added copy/paste from CloudXplorer to Windows Exporer or other applications .
  • fixed a bug where the main window resized itself after being minimized.
  • other minor bug fixes.

03/02/2013 - Version 2.0.9

  • added drag&drop from CloudXplorer to Windows Explorer or other applications.
  • implemented resumable downloads.
  • create and clear snapshot commands can now be used on containers/folders to perform the operation on all contained blobs at once (recursively).
  • fixed a bug where content types were not properly saved.

02/08/2013 - Version 2.0.8

  • added multithreaded delete operations for faster deletes of many blobs.
  • minor fixes and improvements.

01/05/2013 - Version 2.0.7

  • multiple files can now be selected for upload.
  • added "depth-search" for searching along the specified path patterns.

12/04/2012 - Version 2.0.5

  • fixed a bug that prevented uploading page blobs.
  • overwriting a blob no longer creates a snapshot.
  • fixed a NullReferenceException when executing the paste command.

10/25/2012 - Version 2.0.1

  • fixed a critical bug when downloading page blobs.
  • added multithreaded upload/download of page blobs.

10/10/2012 - Version 2.0

  • new revamped UI with the modern Windows-style ribbon.
  • faster multithreaded downloads and uploads for block blobs.
  • native copy/move blobs or folders between different Windows Azure accounts.
  • added search and container report capabilities.
  • added import/export account settings functionality.
  • added "Favorites" node that can be used as a container for shortcuts to frequently used locations.
  • improved drag-and-drop to enable dragging files and folders from ZIP-archives etc.
  • introduced native Windows progress dialogs.