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Free Total Commander Alternatives

The best free alternative to Total Commander is Double Commander, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Total Commander and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Total Commander are fman, FreeCommander, Midnight Commander and Multi Commander.

Total Commander alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be FTP Clients or File Renamers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Total Commander.
This page was last updated Jun 15, 2022
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Windows Mobile
  • Android
  • Android Tablet

Total Commander is a Shareware file manager for Windows.

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  1. Double Commander is a cross-platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and features some new ideas.

    Double Commander vs Total Commander opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Double Commander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
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    retrojedi7

    It looks very similar and can do almost everything that Total Commander can - but it's cross-platform!

    Top positive comment  almost 7 years ago
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    I like double commander, because is linux analogue of total commander, I've been searching it for years, now I'm happy!

    Top positive comment  9 months ago
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    blade_sk

    Eh, it gets the job done, but it's nowhere near as polished as TC itself. Uses PC keyboard shortcuts on MacOS, which feel very out of place.

    Comment about 1 month ago
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    ivaniegorov

    The same TC, but open source and cross-platform

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    gimrock

    Crossplatform completely free multifunctional tool! Best of file managers with two file windows side by side.

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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    4

    It does the same as Total Commander and absolutely free.

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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    I like it a lot because sync feature is ultrafast

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  2. fman

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The most modern dual-pane file manager. For Windows, Mac and Linux.

    fman vs Total Commander opinions
    Most users think fman is a great alternative to Total Commander.

    fman besides nagging for money does nothing, it is in really early alpha stage.

    Negative comment about 5 years ago
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    It's like TC but more modern and cross-platform.

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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  3. FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager. The program helps you with daily work in Windows. Here you can find all the necessary functions to manage your data stock.

    FreeCommander vs Total Commander opinions
    Most users think FreeCommander is a great alternative to Total Commander.

    Flexibility, use of plugins

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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    0

    As good as TotalCommander feature wise, but totally free.

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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    -4

    Very user friendly with lots of interface settings. Flexible where TC is definitely Not. Most useful feature: file comparisons in context of directories. Gotta try it.

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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  4. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.

    Most users think Midnight Commander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
  5. Multi Commander is a multi-tabbed file manager and is an alternative to the standard Windows Explorer. It uses the very popular and efficient dual-panel layout.

    Multi Commander vs Total Commander opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Multi Commander is a great alternative to Total Commander.

    Same idea but lots of bugs.

    Negative comment almost 6 years ago
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    In some ways it's even better.

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  6. Far Manager is a program for managing files and archives in Windows operating systems. Far Manager works in text mode and provides a simple and intuitive interface for performing most of the necessary actions:

    Far Manager vs Total Commander opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Far Manager is a great alternative to Total Commander.

    Text mode, but rich of features, with command line and rich of plugins.

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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  7. muCommander

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Java

    muCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface. It runs on any operating system with Java support (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, *BSD, Solaris...).

    Almost everyone thinks muCommander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
  8. Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in Finder (it is not available in current version due to problems with maintaibility). Supports FTP, SCP and other protocols. Highly configurable.

    Most users think Dolphin File Manager is a great alternative to Total Commander.
  9. Q-Dir

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Q-Dir makes your files and folder easy to manage. Fast and easy access, with an amazing Quadro-View (4 panes) technique. You dont have to renounce the usual, Drag and Drop, all Views, and other functions of your system. No!

    Most users think Q-Dir is a great alternative to Total Commander.
  10. Files is a file manager which leverages the latest features of the Windows platform including Fluent Design, seamless updates, and APIs which enable the performance and lifecycle behavior that users expect.

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