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Q-Dir Alternatives for Linux

Q-Dir is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Q-Dir and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Q-Dir are Dolphin File Manager, Midnight Commander, Thunar and fman.

Q-Dir alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be FTP Clients or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Q-Dir.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com

Q-Dir makes your files and folder easy to manage. Fast and easy access, with an amazing Quadro-View (4 panes) technique....

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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.

    Double Commander 0.7.0 running on Windows 10
    Almost everyone thinks Double Commander is a great alternative to Q-Dir.
  2. 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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  3. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.

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    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.

    Default icon view with favourites side pane and button path bar
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    fman

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The most modern dual-pane file manager. For Windows, Mac and Linux.

    Demonstration


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    muCommander

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Java

    muCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface. It runs on any operating system with Java support (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, *BSD, Solaris...).

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  7. JumpFm icon

    JumpFm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    JumpFm is a minimalistic dual panel file manager (currently released only for Windows, Mac, and Linux) that lets you navigate your file system very efficiently.

    Discontinued

    The last release was in 2017, but you can still download it and use it.

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  8. Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander.

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  9. trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager.

    Discontinued

    Last update is from December 29th, 2016.

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    Polo File Manager

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Linux

    Polo is a modern, light-weight file manager for Linux with support for multiple panes and tabs; support for archives, and much more.

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