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ExplorerMax is described as 'If you are frustrated by the limitations and inconveniences of built-in Windows explorer (File Explorer), ExplorerMax is your better choice. It is an enhanced Windows explorer with far more power functionalities' and is a File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ExplorerMax for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com, Windows Explorer and Mac. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ExplorerMax are Total Commander, FreeCommander, Directory Opus and XYplorer.

ExplorerMax alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be File Search Utilities or FTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ExplorerMax.
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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.

    ⚫︎ PortableDouble Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDouble Commander can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeDouble Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Double Commander 0.7.0 running on Windows 10
  2. Total Commander is a Shareware file manager for Windows.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableTotal Commander is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableTotal Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableFreeCommander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. Directory Opus provides a complete replacement for Explorer with far more power and functionality than any other file manager available today.

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    Dual display (vertical layout) without trees (this is the Commander style). Both file displays are in list mode, showing popup tooltip for an image file.
  5. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableXYplorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableXYplorer is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingXYplorer supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ File TaggingXYplorer can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
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  6. 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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  7. Free dual-pane file manager for Windows featuring tabs, columns, themes, long filename support, image converter, regex renaming and many other unique features.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeOne Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ PortableOne Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ File TaggingOne Commander can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
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  8. Wings for your Windows Explorer!.

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionClover can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    Bundleware

    Since version 3.1.0, the program contains adwares, as reported on Reddit and VirusTotal. https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/4uqswo/new_version_of_clover_out_310_tabbed_windows/d96tkpy/

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    Explorer++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows. Available on Windows XP and above, it features the same familiar interface as Windows Explorer, while introducing several enhancements and improvements for a much richer file browsing experience.

    ⚫︎ PortableExplorer++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    fman

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsfman can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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