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Files-finder edition is described as 'If you have to name one app which you miss most on your iPad, what would that be? Well, if you use and love your iPad as much as we do, then it ought to be “Explorer” for Windows users and “Finder” for the ones who are coming from Mac World' and is a File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Files-finder edition for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, iPhone, iPad and Android. The best alternative is Dolphin File Manager, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Files-finder edition are Files, File Explorer, GNOME Files and Finder.

Files-finder edition alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be File Renamers or File Search Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Files-finder edition.
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  1. Dolphin File Manager icon

    Dolphin File Manager

    • Linux
    • KDE
    69 alternatives to Dolphin File Manager 

    Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in Finder (it is not available in current version due to problems with maintaibility). Supports FTP, SCP and other protocols. Highly configurable.

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  2. Files icon

    Files

    106 alternatives to Files 

    Files is a file manager which leverages the latest features of the Windows platform including Fluent Design, seamless updates, and APIs which enable the performance and lifecycle behavior that users expect.

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    1.  Dark ModeFiles supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Ad-freeFiles doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  3. File Explorer icon

    File Explorer

    • Windows
    118 alternatives to File Explorer 

    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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  4. GNOME Files icon

    GNOME Files

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz
    55 alternatives to GNOME Files 

    GNOME Files, formerly known as Nautilus, is the official file manager for the GNOME desktop, giving the user a simple way to navigate and manage its files.

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    1.  LightweightGNOME Files consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGNOME Files can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  5. Finder icon

    Finder

    132 alternatives to Finder 

    The Finder is the first thing that you see when your Mac finishes starting up. It opens automatically and stays open as you use other apps. It includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen and the desktop below that.

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  6. Index (Maui Applications) icon

    Index (Maui Applications)

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • AppImageHub
    53 alternatives to Index (Maui Applications) 

    Index is a convergent file manager, it the user with a simple way to navigate and manage files. Index incorporates features such as miller columns, embedded terminal, split views, file previews, experimental WebDAV support, tags.

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    1.  LightweightIndex (Maui Applications) consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. Caja icon

    Caja

    • Linux
    • BSD
    46 alternatives to Caja 

    Caja is a fork of Nautilus from GNOME 2 and is native to the MATE Desktop Environment. It is a file manager like the Windows Explorer (not to confuse with Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge), but for Unix/BSD and Linux.

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  8. TotalFinder icon

    TotalFinder

    • Mac
    • Finder
    53 alternatives to TotalFinder 

    TotalFinder works like the normal Finder but adds tabs, dual panel, colored labels and other features. My goal is to improve Finder in a few areas where it is lacking but keep the general design.

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    Saladin

    • Windows
    77 alternatives to Saladin 

    Saladin is an open source dual-pane file manager for Windows which merges the capabilities of Windows Explorer with the well known and easy to use orthodox user interface.

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    1.  Built-in viewerSaladin shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    2.  Dark ModeSaladin supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Discontinued

    Last version is from May 2017. See here: https://saladin.mimec.org/news

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  10. FE File Explorer icon

    FE File Explorer

    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    118 alternatives to FE File Explorer 

    The one-stop files solution.

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