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Magican File Alternatives

Magican File is described as 'professional program for Mac OS X that let you search and manage files on your disks' and is a File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Magican File for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Magican File are Dolphin File Manager, GNOME Files, Thunar and Tablacus Explorer.

Magican File alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be File Search Utilities or File Renamers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Magican File.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

Magican File is a professional program for Mac OS X that let you search and manage files on your disks.

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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.

    ⚫︎ PortableDouble Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDouble Commander can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeDouble Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Double Commander 0.7.0 running on Windows 10
  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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightDolphin File Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    GNOME Files

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz

    GNOME Files, formerly known as Nautilus, is the official file manager for the GNOME desktop, giving the user a simple way to navigate and manage its files.

    ⚫︎ LightweightGNOME Files consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGNOME Files can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    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.

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    Default icon view with favourites side pane and button path bar
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    Tablacus Explorer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Tablacus Explorer is a tabbed file manager with Add-on support.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTablacus Explorer can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableTablacus Explorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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...).

    ⚫︎ PortablemuCommander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    XtraFinder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Finder

    XtraFinder add tabs and extra features to the Finder.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableXtraFinder is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    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.

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    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeJumpFm supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Discontinued

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

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  10. 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.

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