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  LFNAlias is a utility application for converting paths in the long file name format to or from the DOS, 8.3, file name format.
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LFNAlias Main Window
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The main window of the SST LFNAlias application under Windows Vista.
However, the depicted layout/look and feel may be subject to minor changes
in the release version.
32-bit, Windows, Personal Computer (PC) executable.
Key Features
Automatic input format recognition
Converts paths in the "normal", Windows, long file name format into their short, DOS, 8.3 equivalents.
Converts paths in the short, DOS, 8.3 format into the long file name format.
Convert paths simply by dropping files into the integrated editor.
Opens folders/files in either format, simply by selecting/highlighting them in the application's main/output window
Can be used to list and open (known), special folders' paths
Can be used to translate environment variables (representing file system paths) into fully qualified paths
Can be used to open listed/converted paths in a command line (console) window.
Can be used to open listed/converted paths in a PowerShell console window.
Targeted User Group(s)
This application addresses primarily system/network administrators and software developers. However, it may also be of interest to (some) non-professionals, for example; users of software developed for legacy, Microsoft operating system versions (e.g. Windows 3.x, Windows 9x).
Current Product Status
Development of version 1.0 concluded, but since, we've come up with some ideas for a variety of additional features, so this will probably not the last version. Release of version 1.0, pending completion of setup package(s) and user guide, projected for September/October 2018.
System Requirements
Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows 98, or any successor of these Windows versions (including 64 bit Windows 10 editions), Microsoft Installer version 1.1 or higher, approximately 2.0 MB of free disk space.
No license fees are charged for this product. Furthermore, users of this software are not under any obligation(s) to purchase any other SST or third party products or services (i.e. no hidden and/or implicit costs).
How to Acquire
Anonymous download (i.e. no registration required).

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