Free FreeCommander Alternatives

    The best free alternative to FreeCommander 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 FreeCommander and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to FreeCommander are Total Commander (Freemium), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source) and Clover (Free).

    This page was last updated May 5, 2021

    1. Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander.
    2. X File Explorer (Xfe) is an MS-Explorer or Commander like file manager for X. It is based on the popular, but discontinued, X Win Commander, originally developed by Maxim Baranov.
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    3. Xarchiver is a lightweight desktop independent archive manager built with the GTK+2 toolkit. It was developed with a simple GUI which that could be used with any desktop environment and would operate using the command line rather than API calls.
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      It is a File Archiver (file compression) not a File Manager.
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    4. JumpFm is a minimalistic dual panel file manager (currently released only for Windows, Mac, and Linux) that lets you navigate your file system very efficiently. Mac releases can be found at .
    5. Vifm is a file manager with curses interface, which provides Vi[m]-like environment for managing objects within file systems, extended with some useful ideas from mutt.
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    6. FenrirFS is a file management software where you can easily view everything in 3 different modes and manage any kind of file using labels.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Worker is a file manager for the X Window System on UN*X with low requirements (basically only the X11 libraries). The directories and files are shown in two independent panels (similar to Midnight Commander).
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    7. A small and two-pane file manager with open plugin architecture. Has the ability to view content of files (text, html, over 40 picture formats, mp3), support for archives (zip, rar, arj, cab, tar/gzip, etc.), and (S)FTP support.
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    8. trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from December 29th, 2016.

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