CLEX is moving !

IMPORTANT: CLEX is now on GitHub. Please UPDATE your bookmarks.

The HTML documentation will be moved later.

This web page and the contact email address ending with will be operational till June 2023 and may be discontinued after that date.

CLEX file manager for Linux and Unix

CLEX is a free file manager with a full-screen user interface. It runs on Linux, FreeBSD, and other Unix and Unix-like systems. CLEX is open-source software licensed under the GNU General Public License. This was the official CLEX web site before moving to GitHub.

The latest version is 4.7


For a complete list of changes, see the changelog: plain text or HTML.

CLEX 4.7 released (15-AUG-2022)

CLEX has moved to GitHub, all links were updated. The version number was increased to 4.7, because this is deemed an important change, even if there are no new features.

A build issue on MacOS is fixed in this version. It was related to wide characters in the ncurses library. Patch provided by a maintainer from MacPorts.

CLEX 4.6.patch10 released (30-SEP-2020)

This release fixes a bug in the directory panel. Under certain rare circumstances the displayed directory names did not match the names stored in the panel.