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 XYplorer (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 5, 2021

    1. Magellan Explorer is an advanced, yet easy to use, Windows file manager based on the powerful dual window pane concept. Previous users of the Norton Commander file manager and similar tools will feel right at home.

      Discontinued

      This has not been updated since 2009.

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    2. EF Commander is a file manager for the Windows 95/98/Me, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Window XP and Windows Vista desktop. If youve ever used and liked Norton Commander, youll like this dual-windowed program, which comes complete with bubble and online help.
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    3. The goal of the Mover project is to create an easy-to-use yet functional file manager that fills a niche in between the unusable file managers like muCommander and .
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    4. Replace standard Windows Explorer with SE-Explorer - simple and powerful dual panel file manager with tabbed interface and lots of build-in viewers.

      Discontinued

      The company stopped development for its applications. Last versions can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. Ranger-like file manager for the terminal made with Rust.


    6. Risingware File Manager, a dual-panel and tabbed File Explorer replacement, is a hassle beater.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.0.a, released on June 29, 2010, can be still downloaded from Download.com (direct download recommended)

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    7. 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...

      Discontinued

      Last version 5.1 is from 2011 but can still be bought from their website.

    8. Beesoft Commander is a two-panel file manager (like Norton Commander) for Linux. He are using a Qt GUI-library. Exists two versions of the program. The version 2.27 using old version of Qt library (3.x) and the version 4.x using the current one.

      Discontinued

      No newer versions after 2006 (2.27): http://sourceforge.net/projects/besc/files/besc/

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      File Commander for OS/2, Win32 and Linux. Norton Commander(tm) style file manager
      • Windows
      WinNc is a Norton Commander file manager for Windows 10.
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