Midnight Commander Alternatives

    Midnight Commander is described as 'GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software' and is a very popular File Manager in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Midnight Commander for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Midnight Commander are FileZilla (Freemium, Open Source), Total Commander (Freemium), QTTabBar (Free) and Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021

    1. Just Manager is a feature packed, versatile, multi-tabbed multi-pane file manager for the Windows operating system. It is available in both x86 and x64 versions. Despite its many features it is relatively small and efficient.


      Last release is from 2014. See here: http://justmanager.ru/forum/viewforum.php?id=3

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    2. electerm is a terminal/ssh/sftp client(linux, mac, win) based on electron/node-pty/xterm/antd and many other libs, it works like a combination of guake and xshell.

    3. - Two panels to browse your files and directories - Create multiple tabs and quickly switch between them - Use Bookmarks to quickly access your favorite directories or file services - Create directories, copy, move or delete files and directories - Use keyboard or...
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    4. NexusFile is a file manager for Windows. You can manage many files very fast and easily. NexusFile will increase your computing performance. If you still use Windows Explorer, you must try this one.
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    5. Open source, small and highly customizable twin-panel file manager for Linux with support for plug-ins. Main goal is to create easy to use and powerful file manager seamlessly integrated into Gnome desktop environment.
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    6. Modern dual-pane file manager for MacOSX. Quick, efficient and keyboard-oriented.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      "My Files" manages all the files on your smartphone, just like a file explorer on your computer. You can also manage files stored on SD cards, USB drives and files in the cloud storage connected with your smartphone at the same time. New features in My Files
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      It is a file manager for UNIX-like operating systems. It uses a simple and efficient interface pioneered by Norton Commander, in the 1980s.
    7. 4Pane is a highly configurable dual-pane Linux file manager. The name is derived from the fact that each of the two panes has two sub-panes: one that shows the directory tree pane and the other that shows files in the selected folder (tree node).
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    8. Native port of Far Manager to Linux and MacOS.
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