Double Commander Reviews

TotalCommander -> FreeCommander -> DoubleCommander

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Switched from Total Commander to FreeCommander to Double Commander. If you worked with either one of these, you'll be instantly familiar with Double Commander.

For me, it's a must have tool. Cannot work without it. Explorer doesn't come even close to functionality offered by these file manager tools.

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Best and only open-source alternative to Total Commander

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Unlike lot of others dual-panel file managers, Double Commander is only one which supports many of TC plugins: WCX, WDX, etc. You just doesn't have another free alternative to TC.

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The only alternative to Total Commander that I totally switched to! Almost the same as TC, but some parts even more usable and nice. Supports most of TC plugins and really cross-platform: plays nice at my Ubuntu too.

Updates not so recently: 1-2 times a year. Still stable just want new features and improvements :)

Give it a try - solid alternative to TC.

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I'm using it on macOS and it doesn't really compare to Total Commander in terms of usability and especially in terms of speed. For some reason, the UI sometimes freeze for some time when the app has not been opened for some time. In some cases, it's also taking 30% CPU even though it's in the background not doing anything. It could be an issue with macOS or with the libs used by Dual Commander, but basically it means the app is nowhere near as good as TC. Rating it three stars but only because there's not really any other alternative.

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It is small and fast, allows you to do a lot of work, and runs everywhere.

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I miss Norton Commander (even though it's still a DOS version) or Windows Explorer until the Microsoft Windows 3.11 version, now I can use at least 2 slide features in 1 explorer

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Really fast and easy to understand. Opens instantly. Among the nice things that clicked with me instantly was that you can navigate folders with Right and Left arrow keys (Lynx-style) right off the bat.

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one because is free another iy creats a double window

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.ISO files

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There is a little problem what could cause headache:

If you are using WinCDEmu also /instead of mounting the ".iso" by clicking on it, it opens the file/, to modify this function:

  1. Configuration -> Otions -> Plugins -> (1st Tab)Packer Plugins -> choose sevenzip -> "tweak" -> from dropdown list choose "iso" -> CHECK the "Show as normal files" option -> ok,apply

Otherwise the program is great so far.

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Best alternative to TotalCommander I could find !

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Keep up the good work, and thank you !

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Have you tried FreeCommander?

Nice but misses the treeview

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Double commander is in potential a great alternative for windows explorer. With plugins you have a ftp tool as well.
But I miss the tree view. I think it's the most essential part for a file explorer.

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FreeCommander has a treeview.

Double Commander has a tree view now.

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Not as solid as Total Commander. Your first choise must be Total Commander because in depth, it's powerful than this. If you don't buy (you should) you may try Free Commander.

[Edited by srtcaygun, January 25]

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This program is worthless IT DOESNT HAVE UNDO/REDO function...

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No high DPI in 2017.

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Nightlies are being compiled with Lazarus Trunk, so they do have high DPI support.

Still even stable works well on high DPI screens at least on Windows and Linux. You can change icon sizes in settings.