If you install lots of software on your system you may have noticed that the Windows Explorer right-click context menu has grown considerable in size ever since you started to install software on your computer. Many applications add their own items to the context menu which help you run specific features faster. You can for instance send a selected file directly to your virus scanner for testing, or load selected media files with your favorite media player.
It quickly becomes a problem once items are added that you do not use at all. The result is a cluttered context menu that is displaying too many items and slowing you down as a consequence.
Right Click Enhancer is a free portable software program for the Windows operating system that makes available a set of tools to tame the context menu. The program not only lets you remove items with ease, it also enables you to add useful items or program shortcuts to the context menu.
The program displays a number of options on start which may be confusing at first. There is for instance a right click editor and a simple right click editor, and it is not really clear what the difference is between the two tools. Here is a quick rundown of all tools and the functionality they make available:
Right Click Enhancer offers an incredible set of features for Windows users who want to manage Windows Explorer context menu entries. From removing entries that are not used to optimize the context menu to adding shortcuts to often used programs or commands, it is all there and not difficult to use.
Advertising revenue is falling fast across the Internet, and independently-run sites like Ghacks are hit hardest by it. The advertising model in its current form is coming to an end, and we have to find other ways to continue operating this site.
We are committed to keeping our content free and independent, which means no paywalls, no sponsored posts, no annoying ad formats or subscription fees.
If you like our content, and would like to help, please consider making a contribution:
Ghacks is a technology news blog that was founded in 2005 by Martin Brinkmann. It has since then become one of the most popular tech news sites on the Internet with five authors and regular contributions from freelance writers.