Vifm Alternatives

    Vifm is described as 'file manager with curses interface, which provides Vi[m]-like environment for managing objects within file systems, extended with some useful ideas from mutt' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Vifm for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Vifm are Total Commander (Freemium), Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source), Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source) and FreeCommander (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 5, 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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    2. Total Commander is a shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for Windows. Some features include a built-in FTP client, file compare, archive file navigation, and a multi-rename tool with regular expression support.
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    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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    4. Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in Finder (it is not available in current version due to problems with maintaibility). Supports FTP, SCP and other protocols. Highly configurable.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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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