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    QTTabBar Alternatives

    QTTabBar is described as 'extension for Windows Explorer that brings tabbed browsing to Microsoft's file browser' and is a very popular app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to QTTabBar for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows Explorer and BSD. The best alternative is Clover, which is free. Other great apps like QTTabBar are Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), XYplorer (Paid), File Explorer (Free) and Q-Dir (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 12, 2022

    1. TidyTabs is a tool that brings tabbed browsing to all your programs. Ever wanted to have Chrome-style tabs in Windows Explorer, Microsoft Office or PuTTY? TidyTabs does just that.
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    2. Wings for your Windows Explorer!


      Since version 3.1.0, the program contains adwares, as reported on Reddit and VirusTotal.

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      Clover vs QTTabBar opinions
      Most users think Clover is a great alternative to QTTabBar.
      muratoner I love clover beause very easy file management and other process. Thansk for Clover Developers.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago


    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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      Midnight Commander vs QTTabBar opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Midnight Commander is still a legitimate alternative to QTTabBar, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      docandreore It is full-fledged alternative file browser, with a DOS-style interface, while QTTabbar is an extension to Windows File Explorer, adding more advanced features to it. They would appeal to very different type of users.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

    4. XYplorer is a file manager for Windows. It features tabbed browsing, a powerful file search, a versatile preview, a highly customizable interface, optional dual pane, scripting engine, and a large array of unique ways to efficiently automate frequently recurring tasks.
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    5. File Explorer (Windows 10), previously known as Windows Explorer, is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft Windows operating system from Windows 95 onwards. It is sometimes referred to as the Windows shell, explorer.
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      File Explorer vs QTTabBar opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Um the default explorer doesn't support TABS!
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

      dbbgba QTTabBar adds functions to File Explorer
      Negative comment 8 months ago


    6. 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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    7. Multi Commander is a multi-tabbed file manager and is an alternative to the standard Windows Explorer. It uses the very popular and efficient dual-panel layout.
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    8. Free dual-pane file manager for Windows featuring tabs, columns, themes, long filename support, image converter, regex renaming and many other unique features.
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    9. Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows. Available on Windows XP and above, it features the same familiar interface as Windows Explorer, while introducing several enhancements and improvements for a much richer file browsing experience.
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