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    PHP File Manager Alternatives

    PHP File Manager is described as 'phpFileManager is a complete filesystem management tool on a single file. Features: server info, directory tree, copy/move/delete/create/rename/edit/view/chmod files and folders, tar/zip/bzip/gzip, multiple uploads, shell/exec, works on linux/windows' and is a File Manager in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PHP File Manager for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is ownCloud, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PHP File Manager are Seafile (Freemium, Open Source), Pydio (Freemium, Open Source), HRCloud2 (Free, Open Source) and FileAgo (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2020

    1. Store your private pictures, documents, calendar and contacts on your ownCloud server at home, a rented VPS or use one of the public ownCloud providers.
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    2. Seafile is a professional open source cloud storage platform for organizations. It has complete file syncing and sharing features, reliable file storage and advanced privacy protection feature.
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    3. Pydio is the mature alternative to Dropbox and Box.com, to build your own box, on your own servers.
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    4. A full-featured home-hosted Cloud Drive & Personal Assistant. Convert files, create archives, scan for viruses, perform OCR on images or documents, stream media, edit images and more! Compatible with HRC2 Apps!.
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    5. FileAgo is a easy and highly secure self-hosted file storage and collaboration platform for companies and teams. Compared to other solutions, FileAgo is an attempt to tackle the collaboration part in a slightly different matter.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • PHP
      PHPfileNavigator is state-of-the-art, open source web based application to complete manage your files and folders.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      BytesFall Explorer (bfExplorer for short) is a web-based file manager written in PHP and JavaScript and licensed under the GNU GPL.
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    6. LimboMedia is a free and easy-to-use information and media server making your bookmarks, todos, notes, images, music, videos and files available everywhere: At home via DLNA/UPnP and outside in your browser with a nice HTML5 web-interface.
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    7. eXtplorer is a PHP-based File Manager. It allows to browse directories, edit, copy, move, delete, search, upload and download files, create & extract archives, create new files and directories, change file permissions (chmod) and much more.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows 7
      • Windows 2000
      • Windows XP
      • Windows Vista
      • Windows 8
      • Microsoft IIS
      The web file explorer HTTP Commander is designed for giving remote access to the Web server’s files. Using only the browser end-users can manage files and folders that are shared to them.
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