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FreeCommander Alternatives for Mac

FreeCommander is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Midnight 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 Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to FreeCommander are Thunar, fman, muCommander and Finder.

FreeCommander alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be FTP Clients or File Search Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FreeCommander.
This page was last updated May 29, 2022
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com

FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager. The program helps you with daily work in...

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  1. 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.
  2. Thunar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz

    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.



  3. fman

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The most modern dual-pane file manager. For Windows, Mac and Linux.

  4. muCommander

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Java

    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...).

  5. Finder

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    The Finder is the first thing that you see when your Mac finishes starting up. It opens automatically and stays open as you use other apps. It includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen and the desktop below that.



  6. Path Finder is a standalone Finder replacement that takes the Finder's familiar interface and adds numerous powerful features and interface innovations to help anyone be more productive on macOS.

  7. JumpFm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    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.

    Discontinued

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

  8. Commander One is dual-pane file manager for OS X created in Swift, which enables you to manage your files in the best possible way.

  9. trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager.

    Discontinued

    Last update is from December 29th, 2016.

  10. NERD tree

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Vim

    The NERDTree is a file system explorer for the Vim editor. Using this plugin, users can visually browse complex directory hierarchies, quickly open files for reading or editing, and perform basic file system operations.

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