Micro Focus Filr allows you to easily access all your files and folders from your desktop, browser, or mobile device. In addition, you can promote collaboration around your files by sharing files and folders with others.

With the Filr desktop application, you can synchronize your files in Filr with your computer and then modify the files directly without accessing the Filr site. Additions, modifications, and other actions are synchronized between Filr and your computer.

Minimum Requirements

IMPORTANT: Always make sure that the latest patches and support packs are installed.

Micro Focus Filr 4.3 minimal requirements:

  • Windows 10 (x86)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (x86) - Deprecated. Use Micro Focus Filr 4.2.4 (Client release for Windows 7 only) to receive security updates.

Micro Focus Filr 4.2.3 (and earlier) minimal requirements:

  • Windows 10 (x86)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (x86)

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Micro Focus Filr 4.3
126.2 MB
Jul 29, 2021
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Version 4.3
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Product Description

Micro Focus Filr rapidly delivers secure, collaborative, remote access to your existing file system with no requirement to migrate files nor reapply access controls.

This client is available in two different packages:

1. MicroFocusFilrSetup-x86-4.3.0.exe - This is the Filr desktop application for Windows for 32-bit workstations. This EXE file includes .NET Framework 4.5 and Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package, which are required.

MD5: f79bd6f7970b4e8c24e09de9b3c4bea3

SHA256: 5bd7a12e18cf2a57c6ef5ce991a07c3fbca15dd09794eb1c40a880d45f7c9932

2. MicroFocusFilr-x86-4.3.0.msi - This is the Filr desktop application for Windows for 32-bit workstations. Use the MSI file only when you want to distribute the Filr desktop application via client management software such as Micro Focus ZENworks. The MSI file does not include .NET Framework 4.5, which is required.

MD5: c88b68a2d44d12c6f5cbf39f2ac9d972

SHA256: 0f668e3e93387f934a36e5f56ce3ed0c6e3617f0ed1fc88d03816c6934bf6a07

The installation files are included in the Filr appliance: and can be enabled for end-user downloading as documented in Desktop Access All Users and Groups Default Settings and Desktop Access Individual Users and Groups in the Filr Administrative UI Reference.

The installation files on this page: are provided for use in any of the following scenarios:

Key Features

  • Filr has clients and apps for desktops, laptops, smart phones and tablets on a variety of platforms, including Microsoft, Linux, iOS, Android and many more
  • Collaborative edit is enabled for Mac and Windows desktop clients. Multiple files can be concurrently edited securely by multiple users
  • Proxy Support for Windows Client
  • Support for Ubuntu on Linux Desktop client (technical preview)

System Requirements

For the most recent information about system requirements, see Desktop Application Requirements in the Filr Installation, Deployment, and Upgrade Guide.

Downloading and Installing Filr

To configure the Filr desktop application to be deployed from your Filr system, see Desktop Access--All Users... and Desktop Access--Individual Users... in the Filr Administrative UI Reference.


If you are updating the software for the Filr desktop application on your Filr system, see "Updating the Filr Desktop Installation Files on the Filr Appliance" in the Filr Maintenance Best Practices Guide.

Known Issues

For the most current list of known issues for the Micro Focus Filr desktop application, see the Filr Release Notes.

Additional Information

The following links provide additional information about MicroFocus Filr:

Legal Notice

For trademark and copyright information, see Legal Notices.

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release-rel-2021-9-2-4492 | Wed Sep 22 18:00:11 PDT 2021