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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, file compare, archive file navigation, and a multi-rename tool with regular expression support. From...

    Commercial Windows Windows Mobile Android Android Tablet

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    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 easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

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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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    muCommander

    muCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface. It runs on any operating system with Java support (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, *BSD, Solaris...).

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud BSD

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    Krusader

    Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander. It provides all the file management features you could possibly want: extensive archive handling...

    Open Source Linux

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    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 the Mac. Connect to FTP or SFTP servers, manage your Amazon S3 account or your mobile devices over...

    Commercial Mac

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    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 user-management of files, disks, network volumes and the launching of other applications. As such the...

    Free Mac

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    Windows Double Explorer

    Windows Double Explorer manages two or more Windows Explorer in one application. Also you can add your favorite folders with drag and drop to the toolbar for quick access. It's easyier to manage your disc structure. (A kind of...

    Open Source Windows Windows Explorer

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    • Discontinued Last update was Tue May 18, 2010 according to the website: http://wde.codeplex.com/
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    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 without having to learn a new set of commands.

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Batch File Manager

    Rename, move, copy, delete, and otherwise manage multiple files. Rename multiple files according to the rules and pattern you specify using powerful editor with syntax highlighting. Copy, move files to folders specified using...

    Commercial Windows

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    Raskin

    Inspired by Jef Raskin, our zoomable user interface shows you all the stuff on your computer on a single surface. Using zoom and pan to view, arrange and open documents feels so right. In minutes you’ll appreciate the simplicity and...

    Commercial Mac

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  • HoudahSpot icon

    HoudahSpot

    HoudahSpot is an advanced file search tool for Mac. Use HoudahSpot to locate hard-to-find files and keep frequently used files within reach. HoudahSpot builds upon Spotlight, which comes preinstalled with OS X. It makes Spotlight...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Liquifile icon

    Liquifile

    An innovative visual file browser that makes huge amounts of data (be it music, video or documents) easily browsable and searchable. It does this by plotting data in 2D and other usability simplifications.

    Free Mac

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  • File Marshal icon

    File Marshal

    File cataloger/organizer/manager that can browse files, view contents, move, copy, organize in virtual groups.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Moroshka icon

    Moroshka

    Moroshka File Manager is the classic two windows file manager focused on elegant user interface, usability and sets of unique features: - Files are presented in views, may be quickly sorted and filtered. Brief mode simplify the...

    Free Mac

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    File buddy

    File Buddy is best thought of as a collection of tools for managing the vast number of files and folders found on your hard drive. A complete list of what File Buddy can do is too extensive to list in its entirety, but the following...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Transmit iOS icon

    Transmit iOS

    If you're a pretty serious nerd like us, you probably have access to an FTP, SFTP, WebDAV or Amazon S3 server that you use for, say, web serving, group collaboration, as a personal cloud storage service, or who knows what. ...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

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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...

    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.
  • Beesoft Commander

    Beesoft Commander is a two-panel file manager (like Norton Commander) for Linux. He are using a Qt GUI-library. Exists two versions of the program. The version 2.27 using old version of Qt library (3.x) and the version 4.x using the...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued No newer versions after 2006 (2.27): http://sourceforge.net/projects/besc/files/besc/

Path Finder Comments

Doesn't totally replace Finder

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Path Finder Jul 2011

Path Finder doesn't replace Finder as the default file browsing utility on OS X. When you need to open a file in an application, you'll still get a Finder window. If you click the "Open in Finder" button in folders on your dock, you'll still get a Finder window. Path Finder is just a standalone file browsing app, which annoys me. I really wish it would become the default file browser upon install, since it's a lot better than Finder.

UPDATE: This problem can be partially remedied by opening preferences window for Path Finder and going to "Reveal Preferences". There, you can set Path Finder as the default file viewer. However, you'll still have to use Finder when you're opening a file in an application.

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