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Open Source Total Commander Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Total Commander is Double Commander. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Total Commander and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Total Commander are Midnight Commander, Far Manager, muCommander and Dolphin File Manager.

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
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  • Windows
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  • Android
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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.

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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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    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

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  2. 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.


  3. 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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  4. 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.
  5. 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.


  6. 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.

  7. Amaze File Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    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).

    Most users think Amaze File Manager is a great alternative to Total Commander.
  8. GNOME Files, formerly known as Nautilus, is the official file manager for the GNOME desktop, giving the user a simple way to navigate and manage its files.

  9. Thunar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz

    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 vs Total Commander opinions
    Some users think Thunar is a great alternative to Total Commander, some don't.

    It does not have two panels

    Negative comment almost 7 years ago
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  10. Nemo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Nemo is the official file manager for the Linux Mint operating system running the Cinnamon desktop. It re-introduced several features removed from the file manager Nautilus, from which it originated.

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