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Worker is described as 'file manager for the X Window System on UNX with low requirements (basically only the X11 libraries). The directories and files are shown in two independent panels (similar to Midnight Commander)'* and is a File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Worker 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 Worker are Total Commander, QTTabBar, Dolphin File Manager and Midnight Commander.

Worker alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be FTP Clients or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Worker.
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Worker is a file manager for the X Window System on UN*X with low requirements (basically only the X11 libraries). The...

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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. QTTabBar icon

    QTTabBar

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    48 alternatives to QTTabBar 

    QTTabBar is an extension for Windows Explorer that brings tabbed browsing to Microsoft's file browser. It comes with a number of nifty features including a favorites function for launching folders and applications, groupings of folders that can be opened together, tooltip...

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionQTTabBar can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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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  8. 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.
  9. Multi Commander icon

    Multi Commander

    75 alternatives to Multi Commander 

    Multi Commander is a multi-tabbed file manager and is an alternative to the standard Windows Explorer. It uses the very popular and efficient dual-panel layout.

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    1.  Support for scriptingMulti Commander supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMulti Commander can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableMulti Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. 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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