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. 4Pane is a highly configurable dual-pane Linux file manager. The name is derived from the fact that each of the two panes has two sub-panes: one that shows the directory tree pane and the other that shows files in the selected folder (tree node).
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    2. Tux Commander is a windowed file manager with 2 panels side by side similar to popular Total Commander or Midnight Commander file managers.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.6.70, released in November 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    3. 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.


      Last version is from May 2017. See here:

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    4. NexusFile is a file manager for Windows. You can manage many files very fast and easily. NexusFile will increase your computing performance. If you still use Windows Explorer, you must try this one.
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    5. elokab-fm is full file manager for elokab desktop envirenement fast and lightweight file manager Features - Support storage media mount unmount - Support display image thumbnails. - The possibility of opening several onglet of the specified path.

    6. Dos Navigator Open Source Project is dedicated for development of the popular file shell Dos Navigator (DN) through collective efforts of an open group of programmers.


      Hasn't been maintained in 10 years.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • AROS
      • AmigaOS
      • MorphOS
      Dopus5 (short for Directory Opus 5) is a well-known Workbench clone for AmigaOS-based computer systems. It features file manager functionality and has been a popular Amiga software title for many years. After acquiring the sources from the original authors of...
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      ExplorerXP is a very fast, small, compact and innovative FREEWARE file manager for Windows 2000/XP. Unlike the regular Windows Explorer, it displays the total size of each folder and allows you to browse multiple folders from a tabbed interface.


      Old and discontinued, important features such as right click menu not working in Windows 10

    7. File management utility and image viewer. The program has an effective split screen interface with two directory views or a directory view and a file viewer. The image viewer can launch MeeSoft Image Analyzer for editing images.
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    8. Allows you to view files of various formats from your disk. Supported file formats: Books: PDF, EPUB. Documents: DOCX, XLSX, GLB, GLTF, TXT and other text files. Comics: CBR, CBT, CBZ. Audio: MP3, WAV. Video: MP4, AVI, MKV, WEBM. Images: PNG, JPG.
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