While working with windows explorer or FAR which are used to manage the files, you face some problems accessing the long path names files. A very common problem is this that you will get an error message displaying the path name too long or destination path too long. You do not have to worry about such messages because you will have a long path tool with you. This tool will really help you in getting rid of such error messages. This long path tool mainly solves the problem of long path names.
The length of the filename depends on your operating system also. If you are not using long path tool then windows explorer or FAR manages only 255 characters in the file name. This tool can handle up to 32,000 characters in path name. This tool is easily available online.
You can download it from there and this tool is compatible with all of the latest operating systems including windows 7, windows 8, windows XP, vista and all other. After downloading, you just have to click the icon and all the files are represented there. Then select the filename having long path and you can edit, delete or rename the file name. Now you can easily access the files long path names easily.