Proto Alternatives

    Proto is described as 'fast, next-gen, freeware file manager. Unlike all the Norton Commander clones, this project introduces interesting and new approach to handling files. Incorporates some of the Jef Raskin's ideas regarding “Humane Interface”' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Proto for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Proto are Total Commander (Freemium), WizTree (Free Personal), QTTabBar (Free) and Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 12, 2020

    1. Disk Graph is a tool that allows you to inspect your disk and easily find the files that take away most of your disk space. With its beautiful interface and its pie-like graph, locating big files has never been easier.
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    2. Disk Space Fan Pro is a is not only a duplicate file finder, but also a powerful disk space analysis tool for Windows. It helps you to free up disk space by quickly finding and deleting big, useless files.


    3. Disk Inspector is a utility that allows you to locate "space eaters" - big files and folders saved on disks in your Mac. Do you have any finishing free space on your disk? Thinking about buying a new disk?
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      TreePie : a simple way to display disk usage. It shows the distribution of size in a tree of directories by using an interactive multilevel pie (sunburst diagram). Really small and simple.
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    4. Fast, lightweight, elegant file manager for Mac OS X. Dual panel file manager FastCommander is an easy to use native Cocoa application with dual panel interface, support for all operations on files, keyboard shortcuts and themes.

      Discontinued

      The last version 2.0 is from July 2017. See here: https://osx-fastcommander.appspot.com/changelog.html

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    5. Replace standard Windows Explorer with SE-Explorer - simple and powerful dual panel file manager with tabbed interface and lots of build-in viewers.

      Discontinued

      The company stopped development for its applications. Last versions can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • Windows
      WinNc is a Norton Commander file manager for Windows 10.
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    6. Spadix Products - Windows File Manager and File Viewer, BackStreet Offline Browser, Disk Size Manager, Discussion Forum Message Boards, E-book Creator/ Ebook Complier Generator, Email List Manager, Adanced Link URL Extractor, Windows Explorer Replacement, Split File, Screen...

      Discontinued

      Last version 5.1 is from 2011 but can still be bought from their website.

    7. Beesoft Commander is a two-panel file manager (like Norton Commander) for Linux. He are using a Qt GUI-library. Exists two versions of the program. The version 2.27 using old version of Qt library (3.x) and the version 4.x using the current one.

      Discontinued

      No newer versions after 2006 (2.27): http://sourceforge.net/projects/besc/files/besc/

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      • Windows
      The most powerful disk space sizing and analysis utility there is! Answering the Who/What/Where/When of your Disk Space.
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