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 Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. 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 fman (Freemium), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), muCommander (Free, Open Source) and Files (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2021

    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.
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      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  about 6 years ago

      I like it a lot because sync feature is ultrafast
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

      ivaniegorov The same TC, but open source and cross-platform
      Positive comment 10 months ago

      gimrock Crossplatform completely free multifunctional tool! Best of file managers with two file windows side by side.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      It does the same as Total Commander and absolutely free.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      It has everything you need and it is cross-platform: I use it in windows and linux. And it's free and Open Source!
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

      RealRedFox More to say Double Commander utilises the same add-ons as the Total Commander. That is why it is probably even better than TC.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    2. Brings features from Sublime Text to the file manager niche. Features: • A user interface similar to ST, • Ctrl/Cmd+P for jumping to any directory, • Plugins based on the Python programming language
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      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 over 4 years ago

      It's like TC but more modern and cross-platform.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago


    3. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.
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      Most users think Midnight Commander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
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      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...).
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      Almost everyone thinks muCommander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
    4. Files (Nautilus) is a file manager designed to fit the Gnome desktop design and behaviour, giving the user a simple way to navigate and manage its files.
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    5. 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
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

    6. 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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      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 6 years ago

    7. 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks Forklift is a great alternative to Total Commander.
    8. The Finder is the first thing that you see when your Mac finishes starting up. It opens automatically and stays open as you use other apps. It includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen and the desktop below that.
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      This alternative is disputed. Finder is still a legitimate alternative to Total Commander, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    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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