FreeCommander Alternatives

    FreeCommander is described as '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' and is a well-known app in the File Management category. There are more than 100 alternatives to FreeCommander for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FreeCommander are Total Commander (Freemium), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source) and XYplorer (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 5, 2021

    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.
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      Most users think Double Commander is a great alternative to FreeCommander.
    2. Total Commander is a shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for Windows. Some features include a built-in FTP client, file compare, archive file navigation, and a multi-rename tool with regular expression support.
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      Most users think Total Commander is a great alternative to FreeCommander.


    3. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.
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      Some users think Midnight Commander is a great alternative to FreeCommander, some don't.
    4. 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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    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.
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    6. 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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    7. Wings for your Windows Explorer!

      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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      Clover vs FreeCommander opinions
      Most users think Clover is a great alternative to FreeCommander.
      Reskin of Explorer with tabs
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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    8. 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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    9. 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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      Multi Commander vs FreeCommander opinions
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      Multi Commander has great thumbnail views of my images and videos. I can configure it very nicely to suite my preferences. I like how it opens very fast too.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    10. 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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