We give you a drag–and–drop File Manager, which features a set of easy–to–work–with applications like an inbuilt picture viewer and a number of file writers. You can easily make prompt uploads, archive/unarchive files, change permissions and far more. The instruments are well–organized and simple to navigate with large action keys and right–click context menus. Consider the different applications and functions built in the Astral Hosting File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The most effective method to add data files
Uploading files with an FTP tool is an out–of–date and quite an unsafe way for moving data files from your desktop computer or laptop to a web server. For this reason, we have included drag–and–drop data file publish support in the File Manager. Just pull the data files that you need to publish from your PC into your web browser and they will start to publish in your hosting account over a secure SSL communication.
You don’t have to install any additional computer software, web browser plug–ins or applications. The drag & drop feature operates just as well on Windows, Linux or Mac.
Right–click context menus
Manage your files with a click of the mouse
The vast majority of File Managers list all of the activities that you can conduct with a file or directory on the top of the page. We think this isn’t properly arranged. Using the File Manager, you have access to all file management choices any time you right–click a file or folder. This method is likewise valid for multiple files/folders.
You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide on with just a mouse–click.
Take care of archives with a click of the mouse
The File Manager offers an in–built archive/unarchive option that can assist you add enormous archives and then extract them into your cloud hosting account within seconds. Any time compressing a file or folder, it will be easy to select the name of the archive that’ll be created and its particular extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, it is possible to compress already present folders or files with a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive alternative available at the File Manager means that you can work with massive files straight from your Web Site Control Panel. No need to make use of any third party software such as an FTP client so as to upload a huge file to your account or to download any archive on your desktop.
Online file editors
Manage files directly from your Web Site Control Panel
Through the File Manager you can easily revise your files instantly on the net making use of some of the included instruments. The text editor shows the files with a plain text file format, the code editor features syntax highlighting for your .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor makes it possible to see all the edits while they show up online. Also, all changes that you create and keep will be shown quickly on the net, which enables you to preview them in your own Internet browser and return to generate more edits, in case you are not satisfied with the result.
There’s no need to download any files, to revise them through your PC and then to re–upload them into your hosting account. All the editors are available through the buttons at the top of the file table or at the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted in a convenient–to–use way
The File Manager lists all files and directories in an easy–to–understand alphabetical order. All of the files pertaining to the various hosts are sorted inside distinct folders which are referred to as after their individual domains, meaning you can quickly acknowledge them. This is actually useful in managing a lot of different sites simultaneously. There isn’t any opportunity to get lost or to feel confused amongst the plethora of data files and folders inside your account.
To reach the files within a specified host, simply select it from the drop–down navigation near the top of the file table. Alternatively, it is possible to double–click on its folder and you’ll be automatically taken up to a table showing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
Take care of your files with a mouse–click
The Astral Hosting File Manager is designed in such a way to help you feel just like using the file explorer on your desktop. It boasts a possibility to drag your files and to drop them in a preferred area and reveals all the available modification opportunities upon clicking the right mouse button. Also, the tool carries a built–in file preview option and various file editors allowing you to modify your files right away directly from your Web Site Control Panel.
In addition, we’ve integrated a collection of file management articles and how–to video clips to guide you quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Adjust many different files all at once
The File Manager can help you save a plenty of time when working with many different files. You’re able to pick different files at any given time and apply a desired activity to them precisely like you do on your home PC. To select random files simultaneously, simply hold down the Control key, and to pick a list of adjacent files, press the Shift key. It’s that simple.
After you have picked the files, you can actually instantly transfer them to another place thanks to the drag & drop option. By means of the right–click context menu along with the buttons above the file table, you can actually apply multiple other activities – you can copy, rename, delete, download and modify your files, adjust file permissions, etc.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to shield your details
If you’d like to password–protect a folder within your web site, you have got to create an .htaccess file by hand. Expectedly, this can be time–consuming and sophisticated if you aren’t well–trained in web hosting. Using the File Manager, you can create a password–protected directory and hide its contents from the visitors with merely a couple of clicks.
All you have to execute is right–click a directory, choose Password Protection and afterwards click the Add option. Then simply define a username as well as a password. No further configuration is necessary and there’s no reason to deal with an .htaccess file. Our system will manage every little thing on your behalf.