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TotalFinder Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to TotalFinder for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Midnight Commander, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to TotalFinder and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to TotalFinder are Thunar, Forklift, XtraFinder and fman.

TotalFinder 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 TotalFinder.
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  1. 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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    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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    Default icon view with favourites side pane and button path bar


  3. 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.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceForklift either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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Icon View, List View, Column View *
Dropbox Integration - Copy Dropbox link *
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  4. XtraFinder icon

    XtraFinder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Finder

    XtraFinder add tabs and extra features to the Finder.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableXtraFinder is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  5. 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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  6. muCommander icon

    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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    Finder

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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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  8. 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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  9. 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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    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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