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Dolphin File Manager Alternatives for Windows

Dolphin File Manager is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. 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 Dolphin File Manager and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Dolphin File Manager are Total Commander, Cyberduck, FreeCommander and Midnight Commander.

Dolphin File Manager alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be FTP Clients or File Renamers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Dolphin File Manager.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • KDE

Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View...

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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 0.7.0 running on Windows 10
  2. Total Commander is a Shareware file manager for Windows.

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  3. A libre FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Backblaze B2, Azure & OpenStack Swift browser.

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  4. 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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  5. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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    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!

    Q-Dir default view on Windows 10
  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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    fman

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The most modern dual-pane file manager. For Windows, Mac and Linux.

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