Universal Explorer Alternatives

    Universal Explorer is described as 'Spadix Products - Windows File Manager and File Viewer, BackStreet Offline Browser, Disk Size Manager, Discussion Forum Message Boards, E-book Creator/ Ebook Complier Generator, Email List Manager, Adanced Link URL Extractor, Windows Explorer Replacement, Split File, Screen' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Universal Explorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Universal Explorer are Total Commander (Freemium), QTTabBar (Free), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source) and Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 20, 2021

    1. 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. Mac releases can be found at .
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      X File Explorer (Xfe) is an MS-Explorer or Commander like file manager for X. It is based on the popular, but discontinued, X Win Commander, originally developed by Maxim Baranov.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Vifm is a file manager with curses interface, which provides Vi[m]-like environment for managing objects within file systems, extended with some useful ideas from mutt.
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    2. FenrirFS is a file management software where you can easily view everything in 3 different modes and manage any kind of file using labels.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Worker is a file manager for the X Window System on UN*X with low requirements (basically only the X11 libraries). The directories and files are shown in two independent panels (similar to Midnight Commander).
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    3. Two-panel interface File Manager.
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    4. A small and two-pane file manager with open plugin architecture. Has the ability to view content of files (text, html, over 40 picture formats, mp3), support for archives (zip, rar, arj, cab, tar/gzip, etc.), and (S)FTP support.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Vim
      The NERDTree is a file system explorer for the Vim editor. Using this plugin, users can visually browse complex directory hierarchies, quickly open files for reading or editing, and perform basic file system operations.
    5. trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from December 29th, 2016.

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    6. Nomad.NET is a powerful dual-pane file manager complete with breadcrumbs, thumbnails, integration with explorer plugins, and even support for multiple tabs.

      Discontinued

      Last release is from 2016. See here: http://www.nomad-net.info/news

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