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Total Commander Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Total Commander for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows 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 loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows 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 Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Total Commander.
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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 0.7.0 running on Windows 10
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    retrojedi7

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

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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!

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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

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    gimrock

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

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    It does the same as Total Commander and absolutely free.

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    I like it a lot because sync feature is ultrafast

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    fman

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

    Flexibility, use of plugins

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    As good as TotalCommander feature wise, but totally free.

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    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.

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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.

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    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.

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

    Same idea but lots of bugs.

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    In some ways it's even better.

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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:

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    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.

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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...).

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    Almost everyone thinks muCommander is a great alternative to Total Commander.
  8. Directory Opus provides a complete replacement for Explorer with far more power and functionality than any other file manager available today.

    Dual display (vertical layout) without trees (this is the Commander style). Both file displays are in list mode, showing popup tooltip for an image file.
    Directory Opus vs Total Commander opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Directory Opus is a great alternative to Total Commander.

    Best file manager ever ! Long live Dopus !

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  9. XYplorer is a file manager for Windows. It features tabbed browsing, a powerful file search, a versatile preview, a highly customizable interface, optional dual pane, scripting engine, and a large array of unique ways to efficiently automate frequently recurring tasks.

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

    more like file explorer without quick access and WAY over priced and too confusing

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    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!

    Q-Dir default view on Windows 10
    Most users think Q-Dir is a great alternative to Total Commander.
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