Midnight Commander Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Midnight Commander for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Midnight Commander and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Midnight Commander are FileZilla (Freemium, Open Source), Files (Free, Open Source), Thunar (Free, Open Source) and Forklift (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 4, 2021

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      noice, a blazing-fast lightweight terminal file browser with easy keyboard shortcuts for navigation, opening files and running tasks. noice is developed considering terminal based systems. There is no config file and mime associations are hard-coded.
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      Xfile is a completely Cocoa and Unix based file manager for the OS X operating system written for professional developers and system/network administrators.


    1. Moroshka File Manager is the classic two windows file manager focused on elegant user interface, usability and sets of unique features: - Files are presented in views, may be quickly sorted and filtered. Brief mode simplify the presentation the content of folders.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from May 2011 but the software can still be downloaded on the Apple App Store.

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    2. DCommander is a two-pane file manager that gives you full control over your computer's filesystem.
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    3. The Sunrise Commander is a richly featured double-pane file manager for the Emacs editor that combines the power of dired and the convenience of orthodox file managers (Midnight Commander, Far, etc).
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    4. The goal of the Mover project is to create an easy-to-use yet functional file manager that fills a niche in between the unusable file managers like muCommander and .
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    5. Fast, lightweight, elegant file manager for Mac OS X. Dual panel file manager FastCommander is an easy to use native Cocoa application with dual panel interface, support for all operations on files, keyboard shortcuts and themes.

      Discontinued

      The last version 2.0 is from July 2017. See here: https://osx-fastcommander.appspot.com/changelog.html

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    6. Total Manager is Total Commander for Mac version - an all-in-one app to manage loads of files in an efficient way. Total Manager = Archiver / Unarchiver with Password encryption + Photo Viewer + Videos,Audios Player + FTP, SFTP Client + .

      Discontinued

      The last version 3.8.0 is from February 2017 but can still be bought from the Apple App Store.

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    7. 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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    8. 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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