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TabExplorer Alternatives

TabExplorer is described as 'Add tabs to Windows explorer. Make Windows Explorer like a tabbed browser' and is an app in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to TabExplorer for Windows, Windows Explorer, PortableApps.com, Finder and Mac. The best alternative is QTTabBar, which is free. Other great apps like TabExplorer are File Explorer, Clover, Tablacus Explorer and TidyTabs.

TabExplorer alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be File Renamers or File Search Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TabExplorer.
This page was last updated Jun 21, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Windows Explorer

Add tabs to Windows explorer. Make Windows Explorer like a tabbed browser.

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  1. TidyTabs

    Sponsored
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

  2. QTTabBar is an extension for Windows Explorer that brings tabbed browsing to Microsoft's file browser.



  3. 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.

  4. Wings for your Windows Explorer!.

    Bundleware

    Since version 3.1.0, the program contains adwares, as reported on Reddit and VirusTotal. https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/4uqswo/new_version_of_clover_out_310_tabbed_windows/d96tkpy/

    Most users think Clover is a great alternative to TabExplorer.
  5. Tablacus Explorer is a tabbed file manager with Add-on support.



  6. TidyTabs

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

  7. groupy

    • Windows

    Groupy is a powerful organizational tool for Windows that will keep information tabbed and organized. You can drag and drop multiple applications and documents together to group them into a tabbed interface for easy access and reference.

  8. XtraFinder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Finder

    XtraFinder add tabs and extra features to the Finder.

  9. TaskSpace

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    TaskSpace is a simple Windows application intended to group ANY applications in a single window(task space) to provide fast and easy access to multiple applications simultaneously(no Alt+Tab switching and/or searching for a program in the taskbar is required).

  10. Explorer Commander

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Super Lightweight at 307kb Explorer Commander is a two- or four-panel file manager software.

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