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    FreeCommander Alternatives for Linux

    FreeCommander is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux 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 many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to FreeCommander are Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), Thunar (Free, Open Source) and fman (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 3, 2022
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
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    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.
      Most users think Double Commander is a great alternative to FreeCommander.
    2. 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.

    3. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.
      Some users think Midnight Commander is a great alternative to FreeCommander, some don't.
    4. Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options.
    5. The most modern dual-pane file manager. For Windows, Mac and Linux.

    6. 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...).
    7. 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.


      The last release was in 2017, but you can still download it and use it.

    8. Filelight is an application to visualize the disk usage on your computer.
    9. Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander.
    10. trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager.


      Last update is from December 29th, 2016.

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