Files Alternatives for Windows

    Files is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows 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 Files and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Files are Total Commander (Freemium), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), File Explorer (Free) and Far Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    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.
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      Most users think Double Commander is a great alternative to Files.
      H66m9d It have more option and flexibility than Nautilus
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    2. Total Commander is a shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for Windows. Some features include a built-in FTP client, file compare, archive file navigation, and a multi-rename tool with regular expression support.
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    3. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.
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    4. File Explorer (Windows 10), previously known as Windows Explorer, is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft Windows operating system from Windows 95 onwards. It is sometimes referred to as the Windows shell, explorer.
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    5. Meet Files, an enthusiast take on what Windows File Explorer explorer should be. Files is the modern file manager you always wanted. It's packed with features such as fluent design, tabs, layout modes, and much more.
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    6. 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. Mac releases can be found at .
    7. UltraExplorer is a Windows Explorer replacement that will change the way you think about file management. Other Explorer replacement applications duplicate the same old paradigm introduced by Microsoft in Windows 95.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.0.3.0, released in July 2009, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia.

    8. Index is a convergent file manager, it the user with a simple way to navigate and manage files. Index incorporates features such as miller columns, embedded terminal, split views, file previews, experimental WebDAV support, tags.
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    9. My Commander (MyCO) is "the smallest - smartest - fastest file manager in the world", for Windows. Small and smart, MyCO uses less of your computer's memory while it's running.
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