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  • 7-Zip

    The main features of 7-Zip High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression Supported formats: Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM...

     

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ReactOS

  • WinRAR

    WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android BSD ReactOS

  • Linux Mint

    Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and used by millions of people. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

     

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    Free Open Source Linux Ubuntu

  • ownCloud

    A safe home for all your data – Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms.

     

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    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad ... Self-Hosted Raspberry Pi Cloudron

  • Launchy

    Launchy is a free Windows and Linux utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even your file manager.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained: last stable version, 2.5, and beta version, 2.6 beta2, were released in 2010. The program works anyway and can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • FreeFileSync

    FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux openSUSE CentOS Ubuntu Debian

  • PeaZip

    PeaZip is free file archiver utility, based on Open Source technologies of 7-Zip, p7zip, FreeArc, PAQ, and PEA projects.

     

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    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

  • Nextcloud

    A safe home for all your data – Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Self-Hosted Cloudron

  • Syncthing

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet BSD Self-Hosted Cloudron

  • FFmpeg

    FFmpeg is an open source project that develops libraries and programs for handling multimedia data.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • 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 features some new ideas.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Meld

    Meld is a visual diff and merge tool. You can compare two or three files and edit them in place (diffs update dynamically). You can compare two or three folders and launch file comparisons.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Python

  • OpenSSH

    OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux iPhone BSD iPad Cygwin Haiku

  • SmartGit

    SmartGit is a front-end for the distributed version control system Git and runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

     

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    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Java

  • Beyond Compare

    Beyond Compare allows you to compare files and folders. By using simple, powerful commands you can focus on the differences you're interested in and ignore those you're not.

     

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    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • XnView MP

    XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.

     

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    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

  • fman

    Brings features from Sublime Text to the file manager niche. Features: a user interface similar to ST, Ctrl/Cmd+P for jumping to any directory, plugins based on the Python programming language

     

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    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

  • Duplicati

    Duplicati is the only portable backup program, able to send backups in encrypted form to another computer or SkyDrive using one of several methods (WebDAV, FTP, SFTP/SCP/SSH, Amazon S3, Rackspace CloudFiles, USB disk, Windows network...

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Midnight Commander

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

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Cygwin MacPorts

  • 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.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Linux MacPorts XQuartz

  • PDFsam

    Free and open source desktop application to split, merge, extract pages, rotate and mix PDF files.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • ISPmanager

    ISPmanager is a flexible hosting control panel, which runs on Linux, and comes in two editions: Lite, for managing personal VPS and Dedicated servers, and Business, for providing shared and reseller hosting.

     

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    Commercial $ $ $ Linux Web Self-Hosted

  • Quod Libet

    A extensible Music player with Podcast support, web radio, playlists and many more. As it is written in Python, writing new plug-ins is really easy.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Debian Xfce

  • Konqueror

    Konqueror is an Open Source web browser powered by the KHTML rendering engine (and optionally Webkit) which means it supports the latest web standards such as HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, and others.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD KDE

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. In August 2017 the ex-maintainer of Konqueror, David Faure, proposed to integrate QupZilla, now https://alternativeto.net/software/qupzilla/ , into KDE in order to replace the aging Konqueror.
  • TagSpaces

    TagSpaces is a multiplatform application, which allows you to manage and organize your local files with the help of tags.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet Self-Hosted Chrome ... Firefox