Free FreeCommander Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to FreeCommander for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. 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 FreeCommander and loads of them is available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to FreeCommander are Total Commander (Freemium), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), XYplorer (Paid) and Directory Opus (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 5, 2021

    1. Meet Files, an enthusiast take on what Windows File Explorer explorer should be. Files is the modern file manager you always wanted. It's packed with features such as fluent design, tabs, layout modes, and much more.
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    2. Tablacus Explorer is a tabbed file manager with Add-on support.
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    3. muCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface. It runs on any operating system with Java support (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, *BSD, Solaris...).
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    4. Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows. Available on Windows XP and above, it features the same familiar interface as Windows Explorer, while introducing several enhancements and improvements for a much richer file browsing experience.

      Discontinued

      Last version 1.3.5 is from 2013.

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    5. xplorer² is a desktop file manager combining the simplicity of Windows explorer with the speed and efficiency of traditional dual pane file managers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Features: Scan local, remote or removable disks. Configurable color schemes. File system navigation by mouse clicks. Information about files and directories on hovering. Files and directories can be copied or removed directly from the context menu.
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    6. 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 .
    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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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