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 Nov 29, 2021

    1. Multi-platform file manager for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and OS X. Advantages: has a built-in terminal! have editor with syntax highlighting has a text viewer It has built a virtual file system (smb, ftp, sftp)
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    2. Deepin File Manager is a powerful & easy-to-use file managing tool developped by Deepin Technology.
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    3. Manager: Tabs Filename/expression filter File search: Multiple paths search Advanced expressions using AND, OR, NOT and ( ) operators Save expressions External command filter Ignore search errors Copy/cut and paste files using...
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      • Windows
      WinNc is a Norton Commander file manager for Windows 10.
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    4. Panels allows users to interact with macOS local file systems using two view instances placed side by side called panels. - Each panel has a navigation and a status bar which allows user to change context and monitor file system operations.
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    5. NetFinder - Award winning and very cool FTP/SFTP client with advanced website & general file management, automation, mirroring solution for Mac OS X with a Finder like interface.

      Discontinued

      The software hasn't been updated since 2008, but you can still download it and use it.

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    6. OrganizermaX is an innovative all-new file management app for Mac OS. The App comes with an inbuilt File Organizer, Mail Attachment Downloader, Scanning tool for macOS, a complete overhaul of copy-paste functionality for Mac.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      File and Archive Manager (FAR.js) app built with Scala.js/React.js and runs on Node.js.
    7. Fast and hackable file manager for the terminal.
    8. A shell-like, command line terminal file manager written in C: simple, fast, extensible, and lightweight as hell.
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