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Directory Opus Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Directory Opus for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Directory Opus and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to 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 Search Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Directory Opus.
This page was last updated May 3, 2022
  • Windows

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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.

    Double Commander vs Directory Opus opinions
    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.

    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.

    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.

  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.

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

  6. Q-Dir

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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!

    Most users think Q-Dir is a great alternative to Directory Opus.
  7. 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.

  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.

    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.

  10. Free dual-pane file manager for Windows featuring tabs, columns, themes, long filename support, image converter, regex renaming and many other unique features.

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