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Broot is described as 'offers a better way to navigate directories. Different from the typical 'tree' command, it summarizes directory contents so more fits on screen. Broot uses a keyboard focused workflow and provides a fast, non-blocking search that works as smoothly with large' and is a File Manager in the os & utilities category. There are nine alternatives to Broot for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Cygwin and Windows. The best alternative is Midnight Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Broot are ranger, nnn, lf (file manager) and noice.

Broot alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be Terminal Emulators or FTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Broot.
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  1. Midnight Commander icon

    Midnight Commander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • MacPorts
    99 alternatives to 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 and whole directory trees, search for files...

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    1.  LightweightMidnight Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    ranger

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    32 alternatives to ranger 

    ranger is a file manager with VI key bindings. It provides a minimalistic and nice curses interface with a view on the directory hierarchy. The secondary task of ranger is to psychically guess which program you want to use for opening particular files.

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    nnn

    12 alternatives to nnn 

    Initially forked from noice, nnn is a super fast and resource-sensitive, terminal-based file browser.

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    1.  Lightweightnnn consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  4. lf (file manager) icon

    lf (file manager)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • DragonFly BSD
    • NetBSD
    18 alternatives to lf (file manager) 

    Terminal file manager written in Go (programming language).

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    1.  Lightweightlf (file manager) consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portablelf (file manager) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    noice

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    11 alternatives to noice 

    noice, a blazing-fast lightweight terminal file browser with easy keyboard shortcuts for navigation, opening files and running tasks. noice is developed considering terminal based systems. There is no config file and mime associations are hard-coded.

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    xplr

    • Linux
    • Mac
    • BSD
    11 alternatives to xplr 

    xplr is a terminal UI based file explorer that aims to increase our terminal productivity by being a flexible, interactive orchestrator for the ever growing awesome command-line utilities that work with the file-system.

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    1.  Lightweightxplr consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    CliFM

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    10 alternatives to CliFM 

    A shell-like, command line terminal file manager written in C: simple, fast, extensible, and lightweight as hell

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    1.  Command line interfaceCliFM either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  LightweightCliFM consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Privacy focusedCliFM is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    joshuto

    10 alternatives to joshuto 

    Joshito is a ranger like terminal file manager written in Rust.

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    1.  Lightweightjoshuto consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Llama File Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    9 alternatives to Llama File Manager 

    Terminal file manager.

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