Say Goodbye to Long Path or Blocked Files with Long Path Tool

You must have faced error messages, while working on your computer or laptop, like a file cannot be deleted because access is denied or an error occurred while deleting folder or file. They can be so irritating and confusing especially if you are in the middle of some serious work. However, you can now say goodbye to such misleading and irksome messages thanks to a handy application known as Long Path Tool.

It is essentially an application that facilitates deletion of long path or blocked files. What is more, you can also see a file is being locked by what programs and unlock it from them or close/delete them from disk physically.

What is this tool all about?

Whatever problems you encounter in renaming, managing and unlocking files that seem to possess a long filename can be simplified or, rather, eliminated by Long Path Tool. This tool is especially meant for addressing problems with regard to renaming, managing and accessing files with above 255 characters. This can easily replace Far Manager, Windows Explorer and other utilities concerned with file management because you can use it in any operating system you want, which includes the age-old Windows 95 version too.

What else is the tool capable of doing?

The Long Path Tool can prove to be useful in a number of situations involving error messages. These include unable to read from disk or source file, unable to delete folder or file, a sharing violation has occurred, someone may be using the destination or source file, the file name specified by you is too long or not valid and other such errors related to file management.

The primary purpose of this tool is to give you respite from all these problems and offer you a smooth interface to work on so that you can get freedom from infuriating error messages like error 1320, too long filename, too long path etc. The notable thing is that pathnames with as much as 32,000 characters can be handled by this wonderful program.


Let us now have a look at some of its most prominent features:

  • It is based on a concept that is easy to use. A simple and nice interface is provided by this compact and small tool along with a wide variety of options.
  • It searches long path files and folders at an impressive speed.
  • System locked files can be deleted by it.
  • Files stored in network folders that are mapped can be deleted by it.
  • It does not have any particular system requirements and is capable of working on all Windows version including Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and NT.
  • Locking process can be unloaded by it.
  • Path and files having file path above 200 characters can be listed by it.
  • If you specify any file name as too long or invalid, it is omitted by it.

How can this tool be used?

This program has to be downloaded online and all the settings saved to your laptop or computer. An icon for it has to be created on your desktop so that you can easily access it. Once that is done, you just have to click it whenever you want to manage files with a long filename. You will be instantly directed to a window presenting all your files. It is here that you can move, open, delete or rename your files in a second without facing the dread of error messages.

In a conclusive note, there is always a need to design a more efficient and systematic software meant for file management in order to tackle different types of error messages, which has been ably fulfilled by the Long Path Tool.

Download Long Path Tool — Version 5.1.6