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Path Finder Alternatives

Path Finder is described as 'standalone Finder replacement that takes the Finder's familiar interface and adds numerous powerful features and interface innovations to help anyone be more productive on macOS' and is a popular File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Path Finder for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and MacPorts. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Path Finder are Total Commander, Dolphin File Manager, Midnight Commander and FreeCommander.

Path Finder alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be File Search Utilities or FTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Path Finder.
This page was last updated Jun 12, 2022
  • Mac

Path Finder is a standalone Finder replacement that takes the Finder's familiar interface and adds numerous powerful...

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  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.

  2. Total Commander is a Shareware file manager for Windows.



  3. 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.

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

    Midnight Commander vs Path Finder opinions
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    Midnight Commander in not a graphical file manager (GUI) like PathFinder and can't perform many of PathFinders tasks so it can't be an alternative.

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  5. FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager. The program helps you with daily work in Windows. Here you can find all the necessary functions to manage your data stock.



  6. Directory Opus provides a complete replacement for Explorer with far more power and functionality than any other file manager available today.

  7. XYplorer is a file manager for Windows. It features tabbed browsing, a powerful file search, a versatile preview, a highly customizable interface, optional dual pane, scripting engine, and a large array of unique ways to efficiently automate frequently recurring tasks.

  8. 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.

  9. ForkLift is designed to be the fastest, most powerful file manager for the Mac. Connect to FTP or SFTP servers, manage your Amazon S3 account or your mobile devices over Bluetooth.

    Forklift vs Path Finder opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Forklift is a great alternative to Path Finder.

    In my experience Forklift has been faster and without the bugs that Pathfinder has been plagued with

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    More of a FTP client not a real Finder replacement.

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  10. Thunar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz

    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.

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