Finder Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Finder for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Finder and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Finder are Files (Free, Open Source), Thunar (Free, Open Source), Commander One (Freemium) and Forklift (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    1. Experience Raskin's unique bird's eye view to browse and manage your pictures, presentations, PDFs…
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    2. The main issue that Fileside addresses is the constant need to open multiple windows, navigate to the locations you need in each one, then painstakingly resize and arrange them side-by-side to start moving files around.
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      rdrdul Multiple windows side-by-side, remembers arrangement
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    3. An innovative visual file browser that makes huge amounts of data (be it music, video or documents) easily browsable and searchable. It does this by plotting data in 2D and other usability simplifications.
    4. Xfile is a completely Cocoa and Unix based file manager for the OS X operating system written for professional developers and system/network administrators.
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    5. Moroshka File Manager is the classic two windows file manager focused on elegant user interface, usability and sets of unique features: - Files are presented in views, may be quickly sorted and filtered. Brief mode simplify the presentation the content of folders.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from May 2011 but the software can still be downloaded on the Apple App Store.

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    6. Magican File is a professional program for Mac OS X that let you search and manage files on your disks.

      Discontinued

      The company seems to be abandoned: no news since 2013. Last version, 1.1.0, released in June 2011, can be still downloaded from Apple Appstore.

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    7. CRAX Commander is dual-pane file manager with approachable user interface. It is integrated with Subversion and it has built-in FTP/FTPS, SFTP/SSH,WebDAV,SMB,AFP client functionality.
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    8. DCommander is a two-pane file manager that gives you full control over your computer's filesystem.
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    9. 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).
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    10. Useful and reliable Mac FTP client. Viper FTP is a handy and powerful file manager for macOS, with a tremendous user interface that makes it effortless to use.
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