Pantheon Files Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Pantheon Files for Linux, Mac, BSD, Xfce, MacPorts and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 12 apps similar to Pantheon Files.

The simple, powerful, and sexy file manager from Pantheon FIles is one of the rare filemanagers that uses the "Miller columns" view. If your looking for more info about Pantheon Files like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/31/2015 8:05:00 PM

Alternatives to Pantheon Files for all platforms with any license

  • Dolphin File Manager

    Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in Finder (it is not available in current version due to problems with maintaibility). Supports FTP, SCP and other protocols. Highly configurable. Dolphin supports a dual-pane view but also file browsing in tabs. It has a filter tab that allows to filter large amounts of files quickly according to an expression (e.g. *.

    Free Open Source Linux KDE

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  • Thunar

    Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options. Thunar is fast and responsive with a good start up time and directory load time. Thunar is accessible using Assistive Technologies and is fully standards compliant.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Xfce MacPorts XQuartz

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  • Nemo

    Nemo is the official file manager for the Linux Mint operating system running the Cinnamon desktop. It re-introduced several features removed from the file manager Nautilus, from which it originated.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • One Commander

    One Commander (previously bitCommander) is a Windows file manager (Windows 7, 8 and 10) with improved Miller Columns (OSX Finder's column view) and two-panel support. It simplifies file management with intelligent file representation, relative file dates (shown as days since creation), ToDo notes in any folder, batch file processing without interrupting for copying errors, and much more. Windows Store version: .

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

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  • Finder

    The Finder is the default application program used on the Mac OS and Mac OS X operating systems that is responsible for the overall user-management of files, disks, network volumes and the launching of other applications. As such the Finder acts like the shell on other operating systems, but using a graphical user interface, and is described in its 'About' window as The Macintosh Desktop Experience.

    Free Mac

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  • xfdesktop

    The xfdesktop application manages the desktop backdrop. It sets a backdrop image and/or color and it can pop up an applications menu and a list of all running applications when you click on the desktop with the right or middle mouse button respectively. As of Xfce 4.4, xfdesktop also draws icons on the desktop.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Tkdesk

    TkDesk is a graphical file manager for the X Window System used by Unix and Unix-like systems. It is highly configurable since it is based upon tcl and tk. Tkdesk is released under the GNU GPL and is one of the rare filemanagers using Miller columns.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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