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    Polo File Manager Alternatives

    Polo File Manager is described as 'Polo is a modern, light-weight file manager for Linux with support for multiple panes and tabs; support for archives, and much more. Features:' and is a File Manager in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Polo File Manager for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Android, Xfce and Mac. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Polo File Manager are Total Commander (Freemium), Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source), Directory Opus (Paid) and Q-Dir (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 14, 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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    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. 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.
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    4. Directory Opus provides a complete replacement for Explorer with far more power and functionality than any other file manager available today.
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    5. Q-Dir makes your files and folder easy to manage. Fast and easy access, with an amazing Quadro-View (4 panes) technique. You dont have to renounce the usual, Drag and Drop, all Views, and other functions of your system. No!
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    6. Files (Nautilus) is a file manager designed to fit the Gnome desktop design and behaviour, giving the user a simple way to navigate and manage its files.
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    7. 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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      xlin Faster (and more effective for older, low-resource machines), but devoid of split panes.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

    8. 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.
    9. An extremely fast and lightweight file manager which features tabbed browsing and user-friendly interface.
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      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
      X File Explorer (Xfe) is an MS-Explorer or Commander like file manager for X. It is based on the popular, but discontinued, X Win Commander, originally developed by Maxim Baranov.
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