-- For Commodore 64, Plus/4 and Vic-20 --

DIRPLUS is a SD2IEC file browser, program starter and file manager solution for your Commodore 8 bit home computer. My goal with the file management functionality has been that you never should have to put your SD card in a modern computer for file managing.

You can copy and paste files between folders, rename files etc. You can view some file formats and even extract files from disk images. You can also set 16 global tools that you can reach from any folder or disk image. For example, start an outside word processor inside of a disk image that only contains text files. DirPlus is also the only browser that lets you browse around while the directory is still being loaded.


The versions for the different computers are part of the same installation and the correct program is loaded when starting the program "D". This way, you can use the same SD card for all of your Commodore 8 bit home computers.


(manual NOT included):

Instructions manual

Computer model support chart

ComputerDirPlus Browser functionalityDirPlus DosSoft Jiffy disk turbo includedPi1541 support
C64FullYes, but TFC3 is needed for dir.No. (Most C64 users have a fast loader cartridge anyway).Partial
Plus/4 (or expanded C16)FullYesYes, but possible to turn off permanently.Partial
Unexpanded C16Partial. (It's slower and lacks the most recent functions).YesYes, but possible to turn off permanently.DirPlus Dos: Yes Browser: No
Vic-20Partial. More functionality with ram expansion than without. Also includes special Vic-20 features. NoYes. Selectable at startup.No
C128 in 128 mode (40 and 80 column mode)No (cbm file browser 128 is started instead).YesYes, but possible to turn off permanently.DirPlus Dos: Yes Browser: No

News in V5.0 (June 2021) SUMMARIZED:

    * "DirPlus Dos" (an additional command line interface for C128, C64 and the 264 computers).

    * An internal text reader and a system for writing and keeping user notes on the C64 and Plus/4.

    * A slide show function and more supported picture formats on the C64.

    * Better text conversion on the C64.

    For more details about these news and for information on how to update, read the pdf manual under "Version History: V5.0" (pages 32 to 34). There are also more about the new features all over the manual.

Short Tip

To quickly search a huge directory without even loading the directory, press U (for unit) followed by return (to keep the current unit number), then enter a dos search pattern, for example TER*. This will load the directoy with just the titles starting with TER for example "TERRYS BIG ADV" and "TERRANOVA".

(Old) videos

Video from 2020: The new features of V3.0

Video from 2018: Dir Plus V1.0



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