Saladin Alternatives

    Saladin is described as 'open source dual-pane file manager for Windows which merges the capabilities of Windows Explorer with the well known and easy to use orthodox user interface' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Saladin 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 Saladin are Total Commander (Freemium), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source) and XYplorer (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2021

    1. XtraFinder add tabs and extra features to the Finder. • Tabs. • Dual Panel & Dual Window. • Arrange folders on top. • Cut & Paste. • Global hotkeys.
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    2. Path Finder is a standalone Finder replacement that takes the Finder's familiar interface and adds numerous powerful features and interface innovations to help anyone be more productive on macOS.
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    3. 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. Mac releases can be found at .
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • 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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    4. TotalFinder works like the normal Finder but adds tabs, dual panel, colored labels and other features. My goal is to improve Finder in a few areas where it is lacking but keep the general design. Features: - Colored labels: Brings full colors back into El Capitan.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Vifm is a file manager with curses interface, which provides Vi[m]-like environment for managing objects within file systems, extended with some useful ideas from mutt.
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    5. FenrirFS is a file management software where you can easily view everything in 3 different modes and manage any kind of file using labels.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Worker is a file manager for the X Window System on UN*X with low requirements (basically only the X11 libraries). The directories and files are shown in two independent panels (similar to Midnight Commander).
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    6. Two-panel interface File Manager.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Vim
      The NERDTree is a file system explorer for the Vim editor. Using this plugin, users can visually browse complex directory hierarchies, quickly open files for reading or editing, and perform basic file system operations.
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