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Forklift Alternatives for Windows

Forklift is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows 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 Forklift and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Forklift are WinSCP , Total Commander, Cyberduck and Midnight Commander.

Forklift alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be FTP Clients or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Forklift.
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  1. Double Commander icon

    Double Commander

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    124 alternatives to Double Commander 

    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.

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    1.  Batch Rename FilesDouble Commander supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    2.  PortableDouble Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDouble Commander can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Ad-freeDouble Commander doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Dark ModeDouble Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Double Commander 0.7.0 running on Windows 10
    Double Commander 0.7.3 running on Ubuntu 16.04 Xfce
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    WinSCP

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine
    72 alternatives to WinSCP  

    WinSCP, a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows, copies files between a local and remote computer. It supports also FTPS, SCP and WebDAV. It offers easy to use GUI for all common file operations and a powerfull automation with .NET assembly.

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    1.  Ad-freeWinSCP doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  PortableWinSCP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  LightweightWinSCP consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Windows Explorer ExtensionWinSCP can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    6.  Support for scriptingWinSCP supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    7.  Command line interfaceWinSCP either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. Total Commander icon

    Total Commander

    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    164 alternatives to Total Commander 

    Total Commander is a Shareware file manager for Windows.

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    1.  Batch Rename FilesTotal Commander supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    2.  PortableTotal Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Cyberduck

    • Mac
    • Windows
    82 alternatives to Cyberduck 

    A libre FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Backblaze B2, Azure & OpenStack Swift browser.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Support for scriptingCyberduck supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  5. Midnight Commander icon

    Midnight Commander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • MacPorts
    98 alternatives to Midnight Commander 

    GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software. Its a feature rich full-screen text mode application that allows you to copy, move and delete files and whole directory trees, search for files...

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    1.  LightweightMidnight Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Directory Opus

    • Windows
    76 alternatives to Directory Opus 

    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.
    Single display (with tree) in tiles mode, with viewer pane displayed.
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    Q-Dir

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    90 alternatives to Q-Dir 

    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!

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    1.  PortableQ-Dir can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Q-Dir default view on Windows 10
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  8. 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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  9. XYplorer icon

    XYplorer

    89 alternatives to XYplorer 

    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.

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    1.  PortableXYplorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for scriptingXYplorer supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  Batch Rename FilesXYplorer supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    4.  File TaggingXYplorer can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
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    Thumbnails of image files in one of three fully configurable thumbnails views. Supported are PNG, JPG, GIF, TIF, TGA, WMF, PSD, ICO, BMP, and all RAW photo formats that you have CODECs for. Thumbnails support XYplorer's unique and famous Mouse Down Blow Up functionality.
  10. Multi Commander icon

    Multi Commander

    75 alternatives to Multi Commander 

    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.

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    1.  Support for scriptingMulti Commander supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMulti Commander can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableMulti Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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