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Total Commander Alternatives for Mac

Total Commander is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is fman, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Total Commander and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Total Commander are Midnight Commander, muCommander, GNOME Files and Forklift.

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.
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  • Windows
  • Windows Mobile
  • Android
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Total Commander is a Shareware file manager for Windows.

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  1. fman icon

    fman

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsfman can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    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.

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    It's like TC but more modern and cross-platform.

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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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightMidnight Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Most users think Midnight Commander is a great alternative to Total Commander.


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    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...).

    ⚫︎ PortablemuCommander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Almost everyone thinks muCommander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
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    GNOME Files

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightGNOME Files consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGNOME Files can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  5. ForkLift is designed to be the fastest, most powerful file manager for the Mac. Connect to FTP or SFTP servers, manage your Amazon S3 account or your mobile devices over Bluetooth.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeForklift supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceForklift either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Side Bar *
Dual Panes for easy navigation *
Preview Panel - Live Preview *
Icon View, List View, Column View *
Dropbox Integration - Copy Dropbox link *
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    Almost everyone thinks Forklift is a great alternative to Total Commander.


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    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.

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    It does not have two panels

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  7. Commander One is dual-pane file manager for OS X created in Swift, which enables you to manage your files in the best possible way.

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    Most users think Commander One is a great alternative to Total Commander.

    quick install and easy removal

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  8. trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager.

    ⚫︎ Built-in viewertrolCommander shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    ⚫︎ LightweighttrolCommander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingtrolCommander supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Discontinued

    Last update is from December 29th, 2016.

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    Most users think trolCommander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
  9. Path Finder is a standalone Finder replacement that takes the Finder's familiar interface and adds numerous powerful features and interface innovations to help anyone be more productive on macOS.

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    JumpFm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    JumpFm is a minimalistic dual panel file manager (currently released only for Windows, Mac, and Linux) that lets you navigate your file system very efficiently.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeJumpFm supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Discontinued

    The last release was in 2017, but you can still download it and use it.

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