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FastCommander Alternatives

FastCommander is described as 'Fast, lightweight, elegant file manager for Mac OS X' and is a File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to FastCommander for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FastCommander are Total Commander, QTTabBar, FreeCommander and Midnight Commander.

FastCommander alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be FTP Clients or Terminal Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FastCommander.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

Fast, lightweight, elegant file manager for Mac OS X.

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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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    QTTabBar

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    QTTabBar is an extension for Windows Explorer that brings tabbed browsing to Microsoft's file browser.

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

    ⚫︎ PortableFreeCommander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightMidnight Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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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.

    ⚫︎ 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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    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!

    ⚫︎ CustomizableQ-Dir is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableQ-Dir can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Q-Dir default view on Windows 10
  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingMulti Commander supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMulti Commander can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableMulti Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. Far Manager is a program for managing files and archives in Windows operating systems. Far Manager works in text mode and provides a simple and intuitive interface for performing most of the necessary actions:

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFar Manager can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceFar Manager either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  10. ForkLift is designed to be the fastest, most powerful file manager for the Mac. Connect to FTP or SFTP servers, manage your Amazon S3 account or your mobile devices over Bluetooth.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeForklift supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceForklift either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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