Free Dolphin File Manager Alternatives for Mac

Popular free Alternatives to Dolphin File Manager for Mac. Explore 17 Mac apps like Dolphin File Manager, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. If you're looking for more info about Dolphin File Manager like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 6/16/2018 9:12:00 PM

Alternatives to Dolphin File Manager for Mac with Free License

  • Double Commander

    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. Features - Unicode support - Tabbed interface - Multi-rename tool - Custom columns - Built in file viewer (F3) to view files of in hex, binary or text format - Internal text editor (F4) with syntax highlighting - Archives are handled like subdirectories. You can easily copy files to and from archives.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • 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 and run commands in the subshell. Internal viewer and editor are included.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Cygwin ... MacPorts

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  • Thunar

    Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options. Thunar is fast and responsive with a good start up time and directory load time. Thunar is accessible using Assistive Technologies and is fully standards compliant.

    • shift-clicking and ctrl-clicking act like most people expect, unlike dolphin, which has some akward +/- system that I never learned, and drove me nuts. Guest • Feb 2018 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Xfce MacPorts XQuartz

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  • muCommander

    muCommander is a cross-platform file manager that will run on any operating system which supports Java. It features a Norton Commander style interface to allow easy manipulation of files with many keyboard shortcuts. Pre-compiled builds are available for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, Solaris, *BSD, etc.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web BSD ... Java

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  • Commander One

    Commander One is dual-pane file manager for OS X created in Swift, which enables you to manage your files in the best possible way. You will get the dual-pane interface for easy moving and copying files from one place to another; multi-tab browsing for eliminating clutter; advanced search for locating files quickly; file operations queueing, hotkeys setup, ZIP support and much more.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac

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  • Finder

    The Finder is the first thing that you see when your Mac finishes starting up. It opens automatically and stays open as you use other apps. It includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen and the desktop below that. It uses windows and icons to show you the contents of your Mac, iCloud Drive, and other storage devices. It's called the Finder because it helps you to find and organize your files.

    Free Mac

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  • trolCommander

    trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager. trolCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface with tabbed navigation and rich functionality. It runs on any operating system with Java support. It supports multiple virtual systems - FTP, SFTP, SMB, NFS, HTTP, Amazon S3, Hadoop HDFS and Bonjour.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Krusader

    Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander. It provides all the file management features you could possibly want: extensive archive handling, mounted filesystem support, FTP, advanced search module, an internal viewer/editor, directory synchronisation, file content comparisons, powerful batch renaming and much much more.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux MacPorts XQuartz

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  • JumpFm

    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. Mac releases can be found at Windows build is not tested yet, so use at your own risk. JumpFm is an Electron based app. It is written in TypeScript. To hack the code all you need is node.js a decent editor and a sass compiler.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • lf (file manager)

    lf (list files) is a terminal file manager written in Go programming language. It is inspired by ranger with some missing and extra features. Some of the missing features are deliberately omitted by its developer since he/she thinks "they are better handled by external tools".

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD FreeBSD ... DragonFly BSD NetBSD

  • Moroshka

    Moroshka File Manager is the classic two windows file manager focused on elegant user interface, usability and sets of unique features: - Files are presented in views, may be quickly sorted and filtered. Brief mode simplify the presentation the content of folders. - All operations are may be performed by keyboard which speeds up the file management. - Build-in text viewer provides support of Windows and UTF-8 text encoding. - Powerful 7-zip engine used for management files and archives.

    Free Mac

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  • Magican File

    Magican File is a professional program for Mac OS X that let you search and manage files on your disks. Search files on disk - Magican File supports files search in any directory in Hard Disk and Flash Disk, you may define partition or folder as demand; type the files’ name, format, size, created date and modified date; select “equal to”, “contains”, “starts with” or “ends with” to narrow or enlarge search portion, the type the keywords to search.

    • Discontinued The company seems to be abandoned: no news since 2013. Last version, 1.1.0, released in June 2011, can be still downloaded from Apple Appstore.

    Free Mac

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  • Sunrise Commander

    The Sunrise Commander is a richly featured double-pane file manager for the Emacs editor that combines the power of dired and the convenience of orthodox file managers (Midnight Commander, Far, etc).

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux GNU Emacs

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  • Wal Commander

    Multi-platform file manager for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and OS X. Advantages: has a built-in terminal! have editor with syntax highlighting has a text viewer It has built a virtual file system (smb, ftp, sftp) there is the graphics and (version 0.18.0) console interfaces editor and viewer has the ability to switch encodings in console mode, it is possible to start with a different encoding systems and terminal

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD

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