Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options. Thunar is fast and responsive with a good start up time and directory load time. Thunar is accessible using Assistive Technologies and is fully standards compliant.
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Much faster and snappier than Nemo (Mint 17.3), automatically imports bookmarks from Nema in Linux Mint
Positive comment • almost 5 years ago • as an alternative to Nemo
Faster (and more effective for older, low-resource machines), but devoid of split panes.
Positive comment • over 1 year ago • as an alternative to Polo File Manager
shift-clicking and ctrl-clicking act like most people expect, unlike dolphin, which has some akward +/- system that I never learned, and drove me nuts.
Positive comment • about 3 years ago • as an alternative to Dolphin File Manager
CategoriesFile Management • OS & Utilities
Mac: via MacPorts
Xfce: pre-installed with XFCE
MacPorts: Requires XQuartz
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Our users have written 2 comments and reviews about Thunar, and it has gotten 118 likes
- Developed by Xfce, Benedikt Meurer, Jannis Pohlmann, Nick Schermer
- Open Source and Free product.
- Average rating of 4.5
- 71 alternatives listed
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Thunar was added to AlternativeTo byon Apr 30, 2009 and this page was last updated Mar 12, 2021.