KCFinder Alternatives

    KCFinder is described as 'is free open-source replacement of CKFinder web file manager' and is an website in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to KCFinder, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is Pydio, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to KCFinder are net2ftp (Free), xamiro (Free, Open Source), Flmngr (Paid) and Monsta FTP (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 6, 2021

    1. Pydio is the mature alternative to Dropbox and Box.com, to build your own box, on your own servers.
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      KCFinder is built to integrate with CKEditor as a file browser, while Pydio is a Dropbox alternative.
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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    2. net2ftp is a web based FTP client. It is mainly aimed at managing websites using a browser. Edit code, upload/download files, copy/move/delete directories recursively, rename files and directories -- without installing any software.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      • PHP
      • jQuery
      • Dojo Toolkit
      Advanced file and media manager with rich editors for coding. Comes with shell.
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    3. Full range of tools to work with files and directories. Massive upload from PC, URL or clipboard. Manage folders. Preview images.
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    4. Monsta FTP is a lightweight web-based file manager you can install on your server to manage your files through any browser.


      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      BytesFall Explorer (bfExplorer for short) is a web-based file manager written in PHP and JavaScript and licensed under the GNU GPL.
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    5. Open source Web File Manager (Javascript + VueJS 2).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows 7
      • Windows 2000
      • Windows XP
      • Windows Vista
      • Windows 8
      • Microsoft IIS
      The web file explorer HTTP Commander is designed for giving remote access to the Web server’s files. Using only the browser end-users can manage files and folders that are shared to them.
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      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      • ASP.NET
      FileVista turns your web site into a web file server in few minutes and lets you share files with your clients or staff using any browser or device. - Share files with your clients or staff on your web site.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Filemanager for CKEditor.
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