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V - The File Viewer is described as *'V is an all-purpose File Manager for Windows.

V is not just another Windows Explorer replacement. Its main strength is its inbuilt file viewer which excels at viewing files quickly - whether they are 100 bytes or 100 gigabytes in size.

A Dual Pane interface (optional) makes it'* and is a File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to V - The File Viewer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and BSD. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like V - The File Viewer are Total Commander, FreeCommander, Directory Opus and Files.

V - The File Viewer alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be File Search Utilities or FTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of V - The File Viewer.
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  1. Double Commander icon

    Double Commander

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    123 alternatives to Double Commander 

    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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    1.  Batch Rename FilesDouble Commander supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDouble Commander can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableDouble Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Ad-freeDouble Commander doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Dark ModeDouble Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Double Commander 0.7.0 running on Windows 10
    Double Commander 0.7.3 running on Ubuntu 16.04 Xfce
  2. Total Commander icon

    Total Commander

    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    163 alternatives to Total Commander 

    Total Commander is a Shareware file manager for Windows.

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    1.  Batch Rename FilesTotal Commander supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    2.  Dark ModeTotal Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  LightweightTotal Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  PortableTotal Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. FreeCommander icon

    FreeCommander

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    106 alternatives to FreeCommander 

    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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    1.  Batch Rename FilesFreeCommander supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    2.  Built-in viewerFreeCommander shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    3.  PortableFreeCommander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. Directory Opus icon

    Directory Opus

    • Windows
    82 alternatives to Directory Opus 

    Directory Opus provides a complete replacement for Explorer with far more power and functionality than any other file manager available today.

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    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.
    Single display (with tree) in tiles mode, with viewer pane displayed.
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    Files

    106 alternatives to Files 

    Files is a file manager which leverages the latest features of the Windows platform including Fluent Design, seamless updates, and APIs which enable the performance and lifecycle behavior that users expect.

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    1.  Dark ModeFiles supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Ad-freeFiles doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Q-Dir

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    89 alternatives to Q-Dir 

    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!

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    1.  PortableQ-Dir can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Q-Dir default view on Windows 10
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  7. XYplorer icon

    XYplorer

    88 alternatives to XYplorer 

    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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    1.  PortableXYplorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for scriptingXYplorer supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  Batch Rename FilesXYplorer supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    4.  File TaggingXYplorer can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
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    Thumbnails of image files in one of three fully configurable thumbnails views. Supported are PNG, JPG, GIF, TIF, TGA, WMF, PSD, ICO, BMP, and all RAW photo formats that you have CODECs for. Thumbnails support XYplorer's unique and famous Mouse Down Blow Up functionality.
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    File Explorer

    • Windows
    118 alternatives to File Explorer 

    File Explorer (Windows 10), previously known as Windows Explorer, is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft Windows operating system from Windows 95 onwards. It is sometimes referred to as the Windows shell, explorer.

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  9. GNOME Files icon

    GNOME Files

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz
    57 alternatives to GNOME Files 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightGNOME Files consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Dark ModeGNOME Files supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGNOME Files can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  10. One Commander icon

    One Commander

    • Windows
    84 alternatives to One Commander 

    Free dual-pane file manager for Windows featuring tabs, columns, themes, long filename support, image converter, regex renaming and many other unique features.

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    1.  Dark ModeOne Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  PortableOne Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  File TaggingOne Commander can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    4.  Batch Rename FilesOne Commander supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    5.  MP3 / ID3 RenamingOne Commander allows you to batch rename MP3 files through the use of ID3 metadata.
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