File Explorer Alternatives for Linux

    File Explorer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Double Commander, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to File Explorer and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to File Explorer are Dolphin File Manager (Free, Open Source), Files (Free, Open Source), Thunar (Free, Open Source) and fman (Freemium).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    Platforms

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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • Android
    • Windows Explorer
    • Xfce
    • PortableApps.com
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • XQuartz
    • MacPorts
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • iPad
    • Windows S
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • iPhone
    • AROS
    • KDE
    • AppImageHub

    Features

    • File management
    • Dual Pane Support
    • Portable
    • Tabbed interface
    • File Searching
    • Support for FTP
    • File transfer
    • Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
    • Batch rename files
    • Night mode/Dark Theme
    • File Renaming
    • Support for SFTP
    • Multiple languages
    • Miller columns
    • Built-in viewer
    • Customizable
    • File Compression
    • File preview
    • File-sync
    • Folder Size

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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