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Re: xtree 3.0

Posted By: bob robedeau <>
Date: Oct-24-2003 8:37 p.m.

In Response To: Re: xtree 3.0 (a stickler)

> Started way back in 1985, did you?

> I know the feeling.

> Uh, I think you must mean XTreeGold 3.0, don't you? XTreePro only got up
> to 1.1 in 1988 before becoming XTreeProGold 1.3 in 1989.

> There IS plenty to dislike about Windows, for sure. But there's a lot to
> like, too. Besides, you've still got DOS under Windows, and XTree works in
> both.

> Well, almost. Actually XTreeGold 3.01 is the last "official"
> DOS version. See the versions list at >
> > Yes, unfortunately, XTree ceased
> development and has gotten left behind.

> I know at least one person that preferred XTree for Windows 2.0 over the
> DOS versions. But we were both very disappointed in XTreeGold for Windows
> 4.0 which seemed to be a very poor combination of XTree for Windows 2.0
> and XTreeGold 3.0 for DOS that didn't work as well as either one!

> I'd advise any fan of XTree to try ZTree, today's 32-bit text-mode
> successor to XTree. It does almost everything XTree did, plus a whole lot
> more, and it's still being developed and further improved today! Read
> about here at > >
> ZTree takes advantage of modern operating systems and multi-mega-(even
> giga-)bytes of RAM to tame today's huge hard disks full of long file names
> and long directory name. But it doesn't work in DOS, the text-mode window
> just *looks* like DOS.

> If you're an XTree fan and *IF* you can bring yourself to use Windows 9x,
> ME, 2000, or XP you'll feel at home using ZTreeWin. See the ZTreeWin Home
> Page at > > to find out more and
> download a free fully functional trial copy.

> Hope this helps.

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