Add program to right-click Send To menu in Windows XP

You can send a file or folder, to a program by right-clicking on it and choosing a sub-item from the Send To sub menu. If you send a file or folder to a program in the Send To menu, then the selected item would be opened in the destination program. You can add a custom destination program in the Send To menu. Here is how :

In the following instructions, we will be adding Notepad to the Send To menu.

  1. Select a destination program in Windows Explorer by clicking on it. Right-click on it and select Copy. You can also press the key combination Ctrl + C after selecting a program.

  2. Press the keyboard combination Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog.
  3. Type %userprofile%SendTo in the Run dialog and press Enter.

  4. This would open the SendTo folder.
  5. Right click anywhere in this folder and select Paste Shortcut.

  6. You can rename the shortcut to any name you want to appear in the Send To menu.
  7. That’s it. Now when you right-click on a file or folder, you can choose to copy it to your custom program using the Send To sub menu.