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Open Source ES File Explorer Alternatives

The best open source alternative to ES File Explorer is Amaze File Manager. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ES File Explorer and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to ES File Explorer are Ghost Commander, Simple File Manager, GNOME System Monitor and vtop.

ES File Explorer alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be Process Management Tools or Process Monitoring Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ES File Explorer.
This page was last updated Jun 23, 2022
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Android
  • Android Tablet
  • Kindle Fire
  • Fire TV

ES File Explorer is a free, featured all-in-one file manager, application manager, task killer, webDAV client & FTP...

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  1. 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).

    Amaze File Manager vs ES File Explorer opinions
    Most users think Amaze File Manager is a great alternative to ES File Explorer.

    We can find most of es file functionality in this opensource app, without any bothering stuffs.

    Positive comment almost 5 years ago
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    Apparently no support for network file shares w/o paid and proprietary (eg, non-transparent) plugins, plus since recent update can't even run properly and always crashes. As reported by about 90% of Google Play reviews in the past couple of months.

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    selios

    Very nice file manager with a clean Material Design interface and all the basic features you'd expect. No ads or other crap. Get it of FDroid ??

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    Korkman83

    Good free open source software doing exactly what is needed and nothing else. No ads, no freemium, donate to the authors if you like to.

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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  2. Ghost Commander is a file manager with two panels for the Android™ platform.

    Most users think Ghost Commander is a great alternative to ES File Explorer.


  3. Simple File Manager

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

    A simple file manager for browsing and editing files and directories.

  4. GNOME System Monitor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME

    System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.

  5. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.



  6. Marlin is a new GTK3-based file manager for Linux, pretty slick and fast.

  7. Xfce Task Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes.

  8. Material Files

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

    Material Design file manager for Android. Contribute to zhanghai/MaterialFiles development by creating an account on GitHub.

  9. Sunrise Commander

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • GNU Emacs

    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).

  10. Droid Explorer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A tool to manage your rooted Android device with the simplicity of Windows Explorer.

    Discontinued

    Last update was in April 2017.

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