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Windows8 Explorer – rethinking folders

Windows8 Explorer - rethinking Folders (Seadragon)

How could Seadragon technology be utilized to improve the Windows Explorer?
Opening a folder is as simple as zooming in. Navigating back a level up is as simple as zooming out to a certain depth. The proposed UX surfaces up contextual action at the folder level and makes it easy to peruse files inside, without opening the folder. Additionally, the file management actions like delete or creating a new folder are integrated within the interactive surface – double tap scroll bar area to change the two dimensional surface into a faux-3D one where the corners are now utilized as “Delete”/”New folder” affordances.

Windows8 Explorer - rethinking Folders (Seadragon)

Windows8 Explorer - rethinking Folders (Seadragon)