The most popular alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 24 alternatives to 4pane so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting 4pane alternatives are Total Commander (Freemium), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), FreeCommander (Freemium) and Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source).
- 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
- Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows.
- 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...).
- xplorer² is a desktop file manager combining the simplicity of Windows explorer with the speed and efficiency of traditional dual pane file managers.
- Multi-panel tabbed file and desktop manager with built-in VFS, udev- or HAL-based device manager, customisable menu system, and bash integration.
- Krusader is an advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE Plasma and other desktops in the *nix world.
- JumpFm is a minimalistic dual panel file manager (currently released only for Windows, Mac, and Linux) that lets you navigate your file system very efficiently.
- X File Explorer (Xfe) is an MS-Explorer or Commander like file manager for X. It is based on the popular, but discontinued, X Win Commander, originally developed by Maxim Baranov.
- UltraExplorer is a Windows Explorer replacement that will change the way you think about file management.
- Marlin is a new GTK3-based file manager for Linux, pretty slick and fast.Unlike most other file managers Marlin has included the so called "Miller columns" view.