Punakea Alternatives

    Punakea is described as 'little app that allows one to apply tags to files on one's computer. It then allows searching, browsing and manipulation of files in its tag-browser' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Punakea for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and Google Chrome. The best alternative is TagSpaces, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Punakea are Tabbles (Freemium), Keepmark (Paid), RecentX (Paid) and allTags (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 24, 2021

    1. TagSpaces is an open source personal data manager. It helps you organize and browse your files on every platform. Cross-platform file tagging and file finding
      show more
    2. Tag files, along with your peers to organize and find them. Works on local or network drives and in the Cloud. Tabbles features collaborative tagging, auto-tagging rules, an Outlook Plugin, a Chrome extension and is well integrated with Windows,.
      show more


    3. Keepmark is a desktop, privacy first documents organizer. You can organize with it your files, email, bookmarks, tasks, news, and other resources. Its available for Windows, Linux and Mac.
      show more
    4. RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.
      show more
    5. allTags was developed to manage large file sets efficiently. Time-consuming actions, like naming files and choosing folders, are replaced by flexible tagging operations.
      show more


    6. TMSU is a tool for tagging your files. It provides a simple command-line tool for applying tags and a virtual filesystem so that you can get a tag-based view of your files from within any other program.
      No screenshots yet
    7. WhereIsIt is an application written for Windows operating systems, and designed to help you maintain and organize a catalog of your computer media collection, including CD-ROMs and DVDs, audio CDs, diskettes, removable drives, hard drives, network drives, remote file servers, or...

      Discontinued

      Last version: 2014
      Lot of functionality not working anymore (IMDB)

      show more
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      TagFlow is a simple, intelligent and efficient files manager based on tags. It allows you to easily organize, find, share and backup all your files by tagging them. Organize and find your files is easily and will improve your file organisation.
      show more
    8. Docspell is a personal document organizer. You'll need a scanner to convert your papers into files. Docspell can then assist in organizing the resulting mess 😉.
      show more
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Because files can fit in many different categories and contexts, a tagging approach to managing them, like the kind we have for photos, bookmarks, and blog posts, makes sense. Elyse provides tag management for your files, with up to 30 tags in the free version.
      show more
    Showing 10 of 21 alternatives