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Directory Opus Alternatives

Directory Opus is described as 'provides a complete replacement for Explorer with far more power and functionality than any other file manager available today' and is a very popular File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Directory Opus for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Directory Opus are Total Commander, FreeCommander, Midnight Commander and XYplorer.

Directory Opus alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be FTP Clients or File Archivers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Directory Opus.
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  1. 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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    Most users think Double Commander is a great alternative to Directory Opus.

    Because it has the same and/or similar features and functionality as Directory Opus.

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    It has features that are only in the $89 AUD version of Directory Opus like flat file view and full customization of the toolbar. I bought the $49 AUD Directory Opus Light version and prefer to use Double Commander.

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  2. Total Commander is a Shareware file manager for Windows.

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    Almost everyone thinks Total Commander is a great alternative to Directory Opus.


  3. FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager. The program helps you with daily work in Windows. Here you can find all the necessary functions to manage your data stock.

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    Almost everyone thinks FreeCommander is a great alternative to Directory Opus.
  4. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.

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  5. XYplorer is a file manager for Windows. It features tabbed browsing, a powerful file search, a versatile preview, a highly customizable interface, optional dual pane, scripting engine, and a large array of unique ways to efficiently automate frequently recurring tasks.

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    Almost everyone thinks XYplorer is a great alternative to Directory Opus.


  6. Files is a file manager which leverages the latest features of the Windows platform including Fluent Design, seamless updates, and APIs which enable the performance and lifecycle behavior that users expect.

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    Q-Dir

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Q-Dir makes your files and folder easy to manage. Fast and easy access, with an amazing Quadro-View (4 panes) technique. You dont have to renounce the usual, Drag and Drop, all Views, and other functions of your system. No!

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    Most users think Q-Dir is a great alternative to Directory Opus.
  8. File Explorer (Windows 10), previously known as Windows Explorer, is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft Windows operating system from Windows 95 onwards. It is sometimes referred to as the Windows shell, explorer.

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    Some users think File Explorer is a great alternative to Directory Opus, some don't.
  9. Multi Commander is a multi-tabbed file manager and is an alternative to the standard Windows Explorer. It uses the very popular and efficient dual-panel layout.

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    Amaze File Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    Amaze File Manager is an intuitive, open-source file manager for Android that's both free and ad-free (no upgrade offers, no popups, no ads at all).

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