OFM - Oveas File Manager

OFM - Oveas File Manager

OFM - Oveas File Manager

The most user friendly webbased file manager!

version 0.0.9

Released: Nov 19, 2004


OFM is one of the most feature rich and user friendly webbased file managers available on the net, and free!


  • An internet server(*)
  • Perl v5 or better
  • PHP v4 or better
  • OPL, Oveas Perl and PHP Library, v2.1.0 or better. OPL is available from http://freeware.oveas.com/opl.
(*)OFM has been tested on Unix/Apache servers only.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation.

What's new

version 0.0.9


  • OPL2 enhancements
  • File's background color based on the select state
  • User-specific configuration files (requires the OPL Authentication System, available since OPLv2.1.0)
  • Implemented the buffer
  • Several fixes

version 0.0.6


  • Lots of fixes
  • Changed the message numbering; the message file is now ready for translations
  • Implemented the use of tooltips
  • Improved editor with security fixes

version 0.0.5


  • The first public beta of OFM is hereby released!

Language support

The file ofm_def.msg contains all displayed texts. You can create your own message files in your own language. The file ofm_def.msg contains instructions how to do this. These instructions can also be found in the documentation that comes with OFM.
If you created message files in your own language that you are willing to share with others, please mail them to Dit e-mailadres is beschermd tegen spambots. U heeft JavaScript nodig om het te kunnen zien. . The files will be made available right here.
The following message files are currently available:


 Documentation is currently work in progress; it is far from complete. Please check regulary for updates.
Last update of the documentation: November 18, 2004

  PDF Documentation in Adobe PDF format is available for download (168 kB)..
  HTML The HTML version of the documentation is not yet available.

Download OFM

The latest version of OFM is available here as ofm.v0.0.9.tgz (65 kB)


Installation instructions can be found in the manual, but in short, all you need to do is use the OPL installation script ("perl your-cgi-bin/opl_install.pl"; see your OPL documentation), answer "ofm" to the question which package should be installed, and follow the instructions.

Support and Feedback

The documentation should provide you with all information you need to setup use OFM. For support issues that are not covered by the manual, please use the OFM Forum.

©2003-2004, Oscar van Eijk, Oveas Functionality Provider