Tabbed file managers for all platforms with any license

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  • Clover icon

    Clover

    Wings for your Windows Explorer! Clover is an extension of the Windows Explorer, to add multi-tab functionality similar to Google Chrome browser. After Clover is installed, you will be able to open multiple folders within the same...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

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    Commander One

    Commander One is dual-pane file manager for OS X created in Swift, which enables you to manage your files in the best possible way. You will get the dual-pane interface for easy moving and copying files from one place to another;...

    Freemium Mac

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    QTTabBar

    QTTabBar is an extension for Windows Explorer that brings tabbed browsing to Microsoft's file browser. It comes with a number of nifty features including a favorites function for launching folders and applications, groupings of folders...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

    • Discontinued Last update from 2015-12-8. See http://qttabbar.wikidot.com/
  • One Commander icon

    One Commander

    Free dual-pane file manager for Windows featuring tabs, columns, themes, long filename support, image converter, regex renaming and many other unique features.

    Free Windows

  • Explorer++ icon

    Explorer++

    Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows. Available on Windows XP and above, it features the same familiar interface as Windows Explorer, while introducing several enhancements and improvements for a much richer file browsing...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued The project is no longer updated. Last version, 1.3.5, released in February 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    TotalFinder

    TotalFinder brings tabs to your native Finder and more! Other features include dual-panel mode and showing folders before files.

    Commercial Mac Finder

  • Multi Commander icon

    Multi Commander

    Multi Commander has a lot of file manager features. This list It is not even close to complete. There are so many features and tweaks in Multi Commander that not everything can be listed here. Layout • Dual Panel • Tabs •...

    Free Windows

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    CubicExplorer

    CubicExplorer is a file manager which is aimed to replace Windows Explorer. It’s goal is to be easy and pleasant to use but still have enough power for more advanced usage. Its key features are tabs and bookmarks. It also has sessions...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued Last commit 2013, website no longer up. See https://code.google.com/archive/p/cubicexplorer/source/default/commits
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    My Commander

    My Commander (MyCO) is "the small - smarter - fastest file manager in the world", archiver and ISO creator for Windows 7. Small and smart, MyCO uses less of your computer's memory while it's running.

    Free Windows

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    SpaceFM

    Multi-panel tabbed file and desktop manager with built-in VFS, udev- or HAL-based device manager, customisable menu system, and bash integration.

    Open Source Linux

  • Marlin icon

    Marlin

    Marlin is a new GTK3-based file manager for Linux, pretty slick and fast. Unlike most other file managers Marlin has included the so called "Miller columns" view. Features * Tabbed browsing * Multiple-views *...

    Open Source Linux

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    Just Manager

    Just Manager is a feature packed, versatile, multi-tabbed multi-pane file manager for the Windows operating system. It is available in both x86 and x64 versions. Despite its many features it is relatively small and efficient.

    Free Windows

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    UltraExplorer

    UltraExplorer is a Windows Explorer replacement that will change the way you think about file management. Other Explorer replacement applications duplicate the same old paradigm introduced by Microsoft in Windows 95. A clumsy Treeview on...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.0.3.0, released in July 2009, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia.
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    TaskSpace

    TaskSpace is a simple Windows application intended to group ANY applications in a single window(task space) to provide fast and easy access to multiple applications simultaneously(no Alt+Tab switching and/or searching for a program in the...

    Freemium Windows Windows Explorer

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    Tablacus Explorer

    Tablacus Explorer is a tabbed file manager with Add-on support. Tabbed interface Add-on support Customizable association, menus, keys, mouse gestures, alias Completely Portable, No installation required Multiple...

    Open Source Windows

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    BrightExplorer

    We tabbified your current Windows File Explorer by wrapping BrightExplorer around it, and added other advanced functionality for example a brand new favourite panel!

    Freemium Windows Windows Explorer

    • Discontinued http://www.softpedia.com/get/File-managers/BrightExplorer.shtml Updated: Aug 14th, 2014
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    Better Explorer

    This is a replacement for the standard Windows Explorer with more features for more convenience. Features: Archive Support: 7zip, xz, bzi2, zip, gzip, tar Folder/ Drive Size Chart: Easily FInd big files Ribbon: As known from...

    Open Source Windows Windows Explorer

    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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    Desk & Archive

    Desk & Archive is a file manager with redefined desktop for a workplace. People usually store on Windows desktop their unfinished documents mixed with frequently used documents and shortcuts to programs and folders. This makes desktop...

    Commercial Windows

  • SE-Explorer icon

    SE-Explorer

    Replace standard Windows Explorer with SE-Explorer - simple and powerful dual panel file manager with tabbed interface and lots of build-in viewers. Supported OS: Windows 2000/2003/XP/Vista/Win7 Main Features: Clear tabbed...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The company stopped development for its applications. Last versions can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    TabExplorer

    Add tabs to Windows explorer. Make Windows Explorer like a tabbed browser.

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

    • Discontinued Last version, 1.2.2, released on August 2012, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.
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    Magican File

    Magican File is a professional program for Mac OS X that let you search and manage files on your disks. Search files on disk - Magican File supports files search in any directory in Hard Disk and Flash Disk, you may define partition...

    Free Mac

    • Discontinued The company seems to be abandoned: no news since 2013. Last version, 1.1.0, released in June 2011, can be still downloaded from Apple Appstore.
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    sprut.io

    HTTP based (web page) double panel file manager, to access your files from anywhere.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted