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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 a File Manager 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, Dolphin File Manager, Midnight Commander and FreeCommander.

Vifm 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 Vifm.
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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. Dolphin File Manager icon

    Dolphin File Manager

    • Linux
    • KDE
    • Flathub
    70 alternatives to Dolphin File Manager 

    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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    1.  LightweightDolphin File Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Works OfflineDolphin File Manager can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    4.  Dark ModeDolphin File Manager supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  File TaggingDolphin File Manager can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    6.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDolphin File Manager can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    7.  Ad-freeDolphin File Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  Batch Rename FilesDolphin File Manager supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    9.  Built-in viewerDolphin File Manager shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
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  4. Midnight Commander icon

    Midnight Commander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • MacPorts
    99 alternatives to Midnight Commander 

    GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software. Its a feature rich full-screen text mode application that allows you to copy, move and delete files and whole directory trees, search for files...

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    1.  LightweightMidnight Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  5. 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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  6. Files icon

    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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  7. Q-Dir icon

    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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    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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  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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