The upcoming Windows 8 operating system has some major changes in terms of look and feel and one of them was Ribbon Style Interface in Windows Explorer. The all new explorer Ribbon UI which is similar to Office 2010 applications, helps you quickly access all explorer options with a mouse click in an attempt to make the user interface more efficient. If you are a Ribbon UI lover and want to have a similar Windows 8 Style Explorer with Ribbon UI in XP, Vista and Windows 7 as well, here is an interesting software for you.
STDU Explorer is a free Windows Explorer alternative which comes with Ribbon UI. It offers you the opportunity to work with image files (support psd, bmp, png, gif, pcx, jpeg, wmf formats) and e-books in DjVu, PDF, FB2, JBIG2, XPS, DCX, WWF, PDB, CBR and CBZ formats. This Windows Explorer alternative supports standard operations such as moving, copying, pasting, renamming, deleting, etc. But its possibilities are much wider:
Extended representation of files list, with adjustable thumbnails size.
Fast preview any page of multipage documents.
Fast access to a tree of bookmarks in PDF, XPS, FB2 or DjVu files.
So, if you like the Windows 8 Style Explorer with Ribbon UI, you should definitely give it a try.