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Free Tabbles Alternatives

The best free alternative to Tabbles is TagSpaces, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Tabbles and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Tabbles are allTags, Tagstoo, Docspell and TMSU.

Tabbles alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be File Managers or Document Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Tabbles.
This page was last updated Nov 25, 2021
Tabbles
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Google Chrome
  • Outlook

Tag files, along with your peers to organize and find them. Works on local or network drives and in the Cloud. Tabbles...

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  1. TagSpaces

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    TagSpaces is an offline, open source, document manager with tagging support.

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  2. allTags was developed to manage large file sets efficiently. Time-consuming actions, like naming files and choosing folders, are replaced by flexible tagging operations.



  3. Tagstoo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • SourceForge
    • Softpedia

    Software to tag folders and files, with multimedia and epubs preview. Tag with avariety of shapes. Export/import data to a file. Possible to build up very specific searches.

  4. Docspell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    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 .

  5. TMSU

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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  6. Folder Painter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Folder Painter is an easy to use Portable Freeware program, which allows you to change the color of the icon representing a chosen folder to any color you like.

  7. TagFlow

    • 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.

  8. Taglists

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    TagLists is a small application for OS X that allows you to quickly see which files you've tagged with particular tags. It uses the OpenMeta tagging system, which means that it finds files that have been tagged with any of the applications that support OpenMeta.

  9. Use Tags within the Windows File Explorer. Tag any kind of file or folder. View the tagged items in a virtual folder. Combine tags for looking up files with multiple tags. Use the tags in the Open/Save Dialogs as well.

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    The integration with the explorer is very usefull. All files and folders can be tagged just like tabbles and after move or rename the tags are still there.

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  10. Elyse

    • 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.

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