Announcing Files v3.2.2


Files v3.2.2 is now available for download, this release contains bug fixes to enhance your file browsing experience. If you already have Files, the toolbar will display a notification to install the update. Otherwise, you can download Files for free from our download page. You can also purchase Files on the Microsoft Store or sponsor us on GitHub to help support the project.

Changes in v3.2.2

  • Added a notification when the app goes to the background for the first time
  • Added a prompt when failing to rename items requiring additional permissions
  • Improved performance of Git operations
  • Fixed issue where switching the directory while renaming an item wouldn’t cancel rename
  • Fixed high contrast support in menu flyouts
  • Fixed COMException in HandleLocationItemDroppedAsync
  • Fixed NullReferenceException in InvertSelectionAction
  • Fixed ArgumentException in ContextMenu
  • Fixed issue where the path bar on the home page wasn’t translated
  • Fixed issue where the icons for exe files were very small
  • Fixed InvalidOperationException when removing page from BackStack
  • Fixed NullReferenceException in Item_Opening
  • Fixed crash that would occur when setting invalid background colors
  • Fixed NullReferenceException in DirectoryInfoUpdated
  • Fixed issue where icon overlays would update when refreshing a directory
  • Updated Windows App SDK to 1.4.5
  • Fixed InvalidOperationException in ColumnsLayoutPage
  • Fixed ArgumentException when wrong color was specified
  • Fixed COMException loop due to failure to generate notification
  • Fixed crash that would occur when clicking an item in the Tags widget


As always, we appreciate your feedback and suggestions on how we improve Files. You can reach us through our GitHub issues page:

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