Opening Folder Content in a Desktop File Manager

The Ajax Browser can open folder content in a default OS file manager. For example on Microsoft Windows it will show files in Windows Explorer and on Mac OS X it will open Finder. This enables a quick jump from your web application to familiar desktop tools.

To open desktop file manager the Ajax Browser is using following approaches:

  1. davX: protocol in case of Chrome, FireFox, Safari, Edge and IE 11. 
  2. HttpFolders behavior in case of Internet Explorer 10 and earlier.