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Explore2fs is described as 'GUI explorer tool for accessing ext2 and ext3 filesystems. It runs under all versions of Windows and can read almost any ext2 and ext3 filesystem' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Explore2fs for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is DiskInternals Linux Reader, which is free. Other great apps like Explore2fs are Ceph, Paragon ExtFS, HFSExplorer and Ext2Read (Ext2Explore).

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Explore2fs is a GUI explorer tool for accessing ext2 and ext3 filesystems. It runs under all versions of Windows and can...

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  1. DiskInternals Linux Reader icon

    DiskInternals Linux Reader

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    11 alternatives to DiskInternals Linux Reader 

    A freemium tool for reading files from EXT2/EXT3/EXT4, HFS, UFS2, Reiser4, and ReiserFS partitions in Windows. Some filesystem types locked restricted to "Pro" version.

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    Ceph

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    18 alternatives to Ceph 

    Ceph is a distributed object store and file system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability and scalability.

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    Ceph is not an alternative product. Ceph is a filesystem for storing data. Explore2fs is for viewing the data in a Linux ext2/3 filesystem.

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    Ceph is a filesystem, explore2fs is just a viewer for one specific type of filesystem, Linux ext2/3.

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  3. Paragon ExtFS icon

    Paragon ExtFS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    8 alternatives to Paragon ExtFS 

    extFS is one of the primary file systems of Linux. If you work on a computer and need to read or write files from HDD, SSD or flash drive formatted under Linux, you need extFS by Paragon Software.

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  4. HFSExplorer icon

    HFSExplorer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    9 alternatives to HFSExplorer 

    HFSExplorer is an application that can read Mac-formatted hard disks and disk images.

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  5. Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) icon

    Ext2Read (Ext2Explore)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    7 alternatives to Ext2Read (Ext2Explore) 

    Ext2Read is an explorer like utility to explore ext2/ext3/ext4 files. It now supports Linux LVM2. It can be used to view and copy files and folders. It can recursively copy entire folders. It can also be used to view and copy disk and file system images.

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    1.  PortableExt2Read (Ext2Explore) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Development ended. Last version, 2.2, was released on 2010. It can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    BeeGFS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    21 alternatives to BeeGFS 

    BeeGFS (formerly FhGFS) is a parallel cluster file system, developed with a strong focus on performance and designed for very easy installation and management.

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    XtreemFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to XtreemFS 

    XtreemFS is an object-based, distributed file system for wide area networks. The file system replicates objects for fault tolerance and caches metadata and data to improve performance over high-latency links. SSL and X.

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    Ext2 Installable File System

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    8 alternatives to Ext2 Installable File System 

    It provides Windows NT4.0/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008 with full access to Linux Ext2 volumes (read access and write access). This may be useful if you have installed both Windows and Linux as a dual boot environment on your computer.

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  9. GlusterFS icon

    GlusterFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    17 alternatives to GlusterFS 

    GlusterFS is a scale-out network-attached storage file system. It has found applications including cloud computing, streaming media services, and content delivery networks. GlusterFS was developed originally by Gluster, Inc. and then by Red Hat, Inc.

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  10. Lustre

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    21 alternatives to Lustre 

    Lustre is a massively parallel filesystem designed for high-performance, large-scale data.

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    Lustre is a filesystem in and of itself, explore2fs is there to help you VIEW other filesystems that your system may not be able to look at.

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