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  • Total Commander icon

    Total Commander

    Total Commander is a shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for Windows. It costs 32€. Some features include a built-in FTP client...

    Commercial Windows Windows Mobile Android Android Tablet

  • Double Commander icon

    Double Commander

    Double Commander is a cross platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • FreeCommander icon


    FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager, reminiscent of Norton Commander. Function to view...

    Free Windows

  • Midnight Commander icon

    Midnight Commander

    GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software....

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Q-Dir icon


    Q-Dir makes your files and folder easy to manage. Fast and easy access, with an amazing Quadro-View (4 panes) technique. You dont have...

    Free Windows

  • Dolphin File Manager icon

    Dolphin File Manager

    Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in...

    Open Source Linux KDE

  • XYplorer icon


    XYplorer is a file manager for Windows. It features tabbed browsing, a powerful file search, a versatile preview, a highly...

    Commercial Windows

  • Thunar icon


    Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Far Manager icon

    Far Manager

    Far Manager is a program for managing files and archives in Windows operating systems. Far Manager works in text mode and provides a...

    Open Source Windows

  • muCommander icon


    muCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface. It runs on any operating system with Java...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud BSD

  • 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...

    Free Windows

  • Explorer++ icon

    Explorer++ Discontinued

    Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows. Available on Windows XP and above, it features the same familiar interface as Windows...

    Open Source Windows

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  • Krusader icon


    Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total...

    Open Source Linux

  • xplorer² icon


    xplorer² is a desktop file manager combining the simplicity of windows explorer with the speed and efficiency of traditional dual...

    Freemium Windows

  • Marlin icon


    Marlin is a new GTK3-based file manager for Linux, pretty slick and fast. Unlike most other file managers Marlin has included the...

    Open Source Linux

  • Xfe icon


    Fast, light, and flexible file manager. Xfe only requires the FOX library to be fully functional. Plus, it can be launched from the...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • UltraExplorer icon

    UltraExplorer Discontinued

    UltraExplorer is a Windows Explorer replacement that will change the way you think about file management. Other Explorer replacement...

    Free Windows

  • FastCommander icon


    FastCommander is an easy to use native Cocoa application with dual panel interface, support for all operations on files, keyboard...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Ridual

    Ridual is a dual-pane file manager specifically targeted for Ubuntu. Currently more features are being added.

    Open Source Linux

  • WinBrowser icon


    The first multi-column file manager for Windows! The elegance of the Macintosh for your PC

    Commercial Windows

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