Alternatives to Cairo Shell for Windows with any license

  • Files UWP

    Meet Files, an enthusiast take on what Windows File Explorer explorer should be. Files UWP is still very early on in development, therefore many features are not yet...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • bbLean

    bbLean is the lean version of Blackbox for Windows. It tries to keep balance between features and complexity, to give you some efficient means within a compact shell. ...

    • Discontinued
      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.17.1, released in May 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Emerge Desktop

    Emerge Desktop is a replacement Windows "shell" (the desktop environment normally provided by Windows Explorer) for Windows 2000 and above. In order to replace...

    • Discontinued
      Emerge Desktop is no longer maintained. Last version, 6.1.3, released in 2012, and the source code are still available on SourceForge

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • SharpEnviro

    SharpEnviro (or SharpE) is an open source shell replacement system for Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. When using SharpEnviro the default Windows...

    • Discontinued
      As of december 2011 the SharpEnviro project is no longer under active development. All files provided come without any warranty or support! It is uncertain if or how well the previously released versions of SharpEnviro will work with any new or updated Windows system after Windows 7 Service Pack 1.

    Free Open Source Windows

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