Alternatives to Dolphin File Manager for all platforms with any license

  • 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

    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

  • QTTabBar icon

    QTTabBar

    QTTabBar is an extension for Windows Explorer that brings tabbed browsing to Microsoft's file browser. It comes with a number of...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

  • Q-Dir icon

    Q-Dir

    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

  • XYplorer icon

    XYplorer

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

    Commercial Windows

  • Nautilus icon

    Nautilus

    Nautilus (Files) is a file manager designed to fit the Gnome desktop design and behaviour, giving the user a simple way to navigate...

    Open Source Linux

  • Thunar icon

    Thunar

    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

  • Commander One icon

    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. ...

    Freemium Mac

  • muCommander icon

    muCommander

    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

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  • 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

  • Krusader icon

    Krusader

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

    Open Source Linux

  • TotalFinder icon

    TotalFinder

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

    Commercial Mac Finder

  • Forklift icon

    Forklift

    "Dual pane file manager and SFTP/FTP client for Mac OS X ForkLift is designed to be the fastest, most powerful file manager for...

    Commercial Mac

  • PCMan File Manager icon

    PCMan File Manager

    An extremely fast and lightweight file manager which features tabbed browsing and user-friendly interface.

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • xplorer² icon

    xplorer²

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

    Freemium Windows

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  • trolCommander icon

    trolCommander

    trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager. trolCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Finder icon

    Finder

    The Finder is the default application program used on the Mac OS and Mac OS X operating systems that is responsible for the overall...

    Free Mac

  • Path Finder icon

    Path Finder

    Path Finder is a standalone Finder replacement that takes the Finder's familiar interface and adds numerous powerful features and...

    Commercial Mac

  • ranger

    ranger is a file manager with VI key bindings. It provides a minimalistic and nice curses interface with a view on the directory...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Pantheon Files icon

    Pantheon Files

    The simple, powerful, and sexy file manager from elementary OS. Pantheon FIles is one of the rare filemanagers that uses the...

    Open Source Linux

  • Nomad.NET icon

    Nomad.NET

    Nomad.NET is a powerful dual-pane file manager complete with breadcrumbs, thumbnails, integration with explorer plugins, and even...

    Free Windows

  • 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...

    Open Source Linux

  • SpaceFM icon

    SpaceFM

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

    Open Source Linux

  • Xfe icon

    Xfe

    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

  • Caja icon

    Caja

    Caja is a fork of Nautilus from GNOME 2 and is native to the MATE Desktop Environment. It is a file manager like the Windows Explorer...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Proto icon

    Proto Discontinued

    Proto is a fast, next-gen, freeware file manager. Unlike all the Norton Commander clones, this project introduces interesting and new...

    Free Windows

  • Batch File Manager icon

    Batch File Manager

    Rename, move, copy, delete, and otherwise manage multiple files. Rename multiple files according to the rules and pattern you specify...

    Commercial Windows

  • FenrirFS icon

    FenrirFS

    FenrirFS is a file management software where you can easily view everything in 3 different modes and manage any kind of file using...

    Free Windows

  • Vifm icon

    Vifm

    Vifm is a ncurses based file manager with vi like keybindings. If you use vi, vifm gives you complete keyboard control over your files...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Tux Commander icon

    Tux Commander Discontinued

    Tux Commander is a windowed file manager with 2 panels side by side similar to popular...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Worker icon

    Worker

    Worker is a file manager for the X Window System on UN*X with low requirements (basically only the X11 libraries). The directories and...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Saladin icon

    Saladin

    Saladin is an open source dual-pane file manager for Windows which merges the capabilities of File Explorer with the well known...

    Open Source Windows

Dolphin File Manager Comments

Everything that is missing in Nemo/Nautilus etc.

Comment by j4n
about Dolphin File Manager Aug 2015

This is awesome! The side-panel is put to use and not wasted for a alledged slicker look like Nemo&Nautilus. I was about to drop Ubuntu for good but now I can use it again.

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