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nnn is described as 'Initially forked from noice, nnn is a super fast and resource-sensitive, terminal-based file browser' and is a File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to nnn for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Mac, Windows and Cygwin. The best alternative is Midnight Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like nnn are ranger, Broot, lf (file manager) and Vifm.

nnn alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be Terminal Emulators or FTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of nnn.
This page was last updated Dec 29, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Initially forked from noice, nnn is a super fast and resource-sensitive, terminal-based file browser.

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  1. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.

  2. ranger is a file manager with VI key bindings. It provides a minimalistic and nice curses interface with a view on the directory hierarchy. The secondary task of ranger is to psychically guess which program you want to use for opening particular files.



  3. Broot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Rust

    Broot offers a better way to navigate directories. Different from the typical 'tree' command, it summarizes directory contents so more fits on screen.

  4. lf (file manager)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • DragonFly BSD
    • NetBSD

    Terminal file manager written in Go (programming language).

  5. Vifm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Vifm is a file manager with curses interface, which provides Vi[m]-like environment for managing objects within file systems, extended with some useful ideas from mutt.



  6. noice

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    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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  7. CLEX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    CLEX is a free lightweight file manager with a full-screen user interface. It runs on GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and other Unix and Unix-like systems. CLEX is open-source software licensed under the GNU General Public License.

  8. xplr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • BSD

    xplr is a terminal UI based file explorer that aims to increase our terminal productivity by being a flexible, interactive orchestrator for the ever growing awesome command-line utilities that work with the file-system.

  9. CliFM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • Mac

    A shell-like, command line terminal file manager written in C: simple, fast, extensible, and lightweight as hell

  10. joshuto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Joshito is a ranger like terminal file manager written in Rust.

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