Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX

RadFileExplorer is a part of the Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX suite and it is officially included in the suite in Q1 2009. It allows you to easily add a file explorer functionality to your pages providing your users with the ability to organize files and folders directly from the web page.

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Main features:

  • A single control, integrated in Telerik.Web.UI - ready to drag and drop on the page

  • Directory load on demand loading using ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Callback mechanism

  • Client side and server events for file operations

  • Uses the FileBrowserContentProvider abstraction of RadEditor for hooking to any underlying file system, such as OS, database, MOSS SharePoint, FTP, cloud services and more...

  • Sorting of files and folders

  • Context menus

  • Ability to delete and rename files and folders

  • Ability to create new folders

RadFileExplorer is installed with a number of preset skins. They are shown below:


The Hay, Forest, Sitefinity and Transparent skins are obsolete and have been removed from the Telerik.Web.UI.Skins.dll assembly as of Q1 2014. You can find more information on the matter in this blog post.