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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

  • FileZilla

    FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

    • Bundleware The installer may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • 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

  • 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 OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad ... Self-Hosted Raspberry Pi Cloudron

  • NetBeans

    A free, open-source Integrated Development Environment for software developers.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

  • 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 OS X 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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained: last stable version, 2.5, and beta version, 2.6 beta2, were released in 2010.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.
  • PeaZip

    PeaZip is a free and open-source file manager and file archiver for Windows, Linux and BSD made by Giorgio Tani.

     

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    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 OS X Windows Linux BSD Python

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 OS X 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 OS X 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 OS X 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 OS X 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

  • aria2

    aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility. The supported protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent (DHT, PEX, MSE/PE), and Metalink.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Xfce

  • Bluefish Editor

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

  • SciTE

    SciTE is a SCIntilla based Text Editor. Originally built to demonstrate Scintilla, it has grown to be a generally useful editor with facilities for building and running programs.

     

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    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • 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 OS X Windows Linux Debian Xfce

  • KompoZer

    Easy Web Authoring! KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued The project seems to be discontinued. Latest stable version, 0.7.10, was released on 2007 and last development version, 0.8b3, on 2010, but the program is still downloadable from the official website.
  • cURL

    cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols with URL syntax: supporting FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, LDAP, LDAPS and FILE.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Cygwin Haiku