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Solid Explorer Alternatives

Solid Explorer is described as 'is the best looking file and cloud manager with two independent panels, which brings to you a new file browsing experience' and is a popular File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Solid Explorer for a variety of platforms, including Android, Android Tablet, Windows, F-Droid and Linux. The best alternative is Total Commander, which is free. Other great apps like Solid Explorer are Directory Opus, Amaze File Manager, MiXplorer and Material Files.

Solid Explorer alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be File Archivers or FTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Solid Explorer.
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  1. Total Commander icon

    Total Commander

    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    163 alternatives to Total Commander 

    Total Commander is a Shareware file manager for Windows.

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    1.  Batch Rename FilesTotal Commander supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    2.  Dark ModeTotal Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  LightweightTotal Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  PortableTotal Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Directory Opus icon

    Directory Opus

    • Windows
    82 alternatives to Directory Opus 

    Directory Opus provides a complete replacement for Explorer with far more power and functionality than any other file manager available today.

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    Dual display (vertical layout) without trees (this is the Commander style). Both file displays are in list mode, showing popup tooltip for an image file.
    Single display (with tree) in tiles mode, with viewer pane displayed.


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    Amaze File Manager

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    39 alternatives to Amaze File Manager 

    Amaze File Manager is an intuitive, open-source file manager for Android that's both free and ad-free (no upgrade offers, no popups, no ads at all). It's based on Material Design guidelines so it sits very nicely alongside the stock Android experience from Google and...

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    1.  Ad-freeAmaze File Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightAmaze File Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Dark ModeAmaze File Manager supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  4. MiXplorer icon

    MiXplorer

    • Android
    24 alternatives to MiXplorer 

    MiXplorer (Mix of Explorers) is a fast, smooth, beautiful, reliable and fully-featured file manager with a simple and intuitive user interface.

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    1.  LightweightMiXplorer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of MiXplorer.
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  5. Material Files icon

    Material Files

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    7 alternatives to Material Files 

    Material Design file manager for Android. Contribute to zhanghai/MaterialFiles development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    1.  LightweightMaterial Files consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Dark ModeMaterial Files supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Ad-freeMaterial Files doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Cx File Explorer

    • Android
    11 alternatives to Cx File Explorer 

    Cx File Explorer is a powerful file manager app with a clean and intuitive interface. With this file manager app, you can quickly browse and manage the files on your mobile device, PC, and cloud storage, just like you use Windows Explorer or Finder on your PC or Mac.

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    1.  Ad-freeCx File Explorer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightCx File Explorer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Built-in viewerCx File Explorer shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Ghost Commander

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    47 alternatives to Ghost Commander 

    Ghost Commander is a file manager with two panels for the Android™ platform. Its development was inspired by the famous (Norton|Midnight|Total) Commander desktop applications, so if you are familiar with those great programs, you will find Ghost Commander a familiar and very...

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    1.  LightweightGhost Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Root requiredRequires root to use Ghost Commander, mainly relevant for Android apps.
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    Simple File Manager

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    37 alternatives to Simple File Manager 

    A simple file manager for browsing and editing files and directories.

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    1.  Ad-freeSimple File Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Dark ModeSimple File Manager supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  LightweightSimple File Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      X-plore

      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • Symbian S60
      35 alternatives to X-plore 

      X-plore is a file manager for mobile phones, with a wide range of functions on the phone's file system.

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      Secure File Manager

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • F-Droid
      19 alternatives to Secure File Manager 

      Secure File Manager is open source file manager for keeping your files in safe. Hiding files or encrypting files.

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      1.  Privacy focusedSecure File Manager is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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