Alternatives to Rodent for all platforms with any license

Platforms

Desktop

Indie / Classic

Other Platforms

  • 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. Its a feature rich full-screen text mode application that allows you to copy, move and delete files...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • 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 Finder (it is not available in current version due to problems with maintaibility). Supports FTP, SCP...

    Open Source Linux KDE

  • 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 and manage its files.

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

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Krusader icon

    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

  • 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

  • Sunflower icon

    Sunflower

    Open source, small and highly customizable twin-panel file manager for Linux with support for plug-ins. Main goal is to create easy to use and powerful file manager seamlessly integrated into Gnome desktop environment.

    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 integration.

    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 command line in a fraction of second. Xfe can also efficiently complete terminal commands.

    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 (not to confuse with Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge), but for Unix/BSD and Linux. ...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Tux Commander icon

    Tux Commander

    Tux Commander is a windowed file manager with 2 panels side by side similar to popular Total Commander or Midnight Commander file managers. The main goal of this...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.6.70, released in November 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    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 files are shown in two independent panels (similar to Midnight Commander). Features: UTF8 support...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    qtFM

    qtFM is a small, lightweight file manager for Linux desktops based on pure Qt and works great with minimal desktop environments like Openbox. Features: - lightweight, pure Qt, no kde libraries or other dependencies - full theme...

    Open Source Linux

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    gentoo (file manager)

    gentoo is a two-pane file manager for the X Window System. gentoo lets the user do (almost) all of the configuration and customizing from within the program itself. If you still prefer to hand-edit configuration files, they're...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued no more Access to download
  • GNOME Commander icon

    GNOME Commander

    GNOME Commander is a "two-pane" graphical file manager for the GNOME desktop environment. GNOME Commander aims to fulfill the demands of more advanced users who like to focus on file management, their work through special...

    Open Source Linux

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    emelFM2

    It is a file manager for UNIX-like operating systems. It uses a simple and efficient interface pioneered by Norton Commander, in the 1980s.

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • 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

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

Rodent Comments

Remarks

Comment by mohammadghasemi
about Rodent Jul 2015

Formerly Xffm and part of Xfce

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