Developing for Altap Salamander

With Altap Salamander you can choose from two development methods. Using Altap Salamander SDK it's possible to create native plugins, the same you know from Salamander distribution. New Automation plugin is the easiest way how to create Salamander extensions using several scripting languages. Both Altap Salamander SDK and Automation plugin are freely available.

Altap Salamander SDK

The Altap Salamander SDK is set of tools, documentation, and code samples you need to create plugins (add-ons) that can run inside Altap Salamander. Microsoft Visual C++, Borland C++ Builder and Delphi development environments are supported. Learn more »


With the Automation plugin you can automate common tasks using scripts written in any language supported by the Windows Script Host. Windows comes with JScript and VBScript engines preinstalled, however 3rd party scripting engines are available for languages such as Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby and others. Salamander is providing set of useful methods for panel items enumeration, runtime created forms, or for work with file system paths. Learn more »

File Undelete Library

Undelete Library is well-tested, highly stable, easy to use, and reusable library for recovering (unerasing) deleted files and directories. It was developed as component for Altap Salamander file manager and is thoroughly tested by thousands of users on variety of operating systems with different setups. Newly updated to version 4.0 with exFAT partitions support and Windows 10 compatiblity. Learn more »