File manager as a computer software program provides simple user interface for you to manage your files in the hard disk or other storage. This program is useful in creating, opening, editing, viewing, printing, playing, renaming, moving, copying, deleting, searching and modifying file properties, attributes and permissions. This program organizes files in a hierarchical way and provides basic features inspired by web browsers such as back and forward navigation buttons.
Other file managers function as FTP client, providing network connectivity through protocols to enable a user access server file system easily and utilize them like local file system. Some of the basic features in file managers include network connectivity through protocols, archive handling, directory sync, shortcuts, advanced searching, checksums, folder/file comparisons, plugins and much more making file managers’ extremely potent tools.
This simple file manager for Linux mainly highlights usability. This tool provides all functionality that you expect from any file manager like opening, browsing, copying, locating, and moving files. Dolphin is the preset file manager in KDE. Features in this tool include simple sidebar, Breadcrumb, information, navigation bar designed for the URLs to help navigate files fast in the hierarchy, previews of fie content and dockable panels especially for places among others.
This program is Linux/Unix based and employs simple but efficient user interface that Norton Commander developed. This is a three pane based manager out of which two panes show contents of the chosen file system while the third one illustrates output from the executed commands in the program. The three panes can be resized and even hide as well as unhide any one or two of the panes as you need.
This fully featured program provides Image browser, File Browser, Archiver, recycled object system coupled by a collection of disk and file management programs. This tool incorporates shrewd user interface that is easily managed through keyboards or mouse. The image viewer provides you with basic attributes like image rotation, zooming and thumbnail preview.
This file manager supports two panes and is designed for GNOME environment in desktops. The main aim of the tool involves fulfilling demanding of advanced user who needs to concentrate on management of files, their tasks through specific applications that run neat commands.
Konqueror is among the ideal and superior file managers designed for KDE. The tool provides the basic features within file managers ranging from basic cut and paste tasks to superior file browsing in remote as well as local network.
This enhanced file manager that supports two panels was designed to function in KDE desktop and works the same as Midnight Commander for Linux or GNOME Commander or even Total Commander for Windows. The tool supports advanced search, widespread archive handling, directory synchronization, batch renaming, comparison of file content, FTP, support for mounted file systems and viewer/editor among others.
This conventional program is designed for Linux and provides user friendly and potent user interface that relies on text mode as well as visual shell which is mainly developed for novice and advanced users. Its main interface is divided in two panes that show the file systems. Selection of files is done through arrow keys with insert key utilized in selecting files and Function keys carryout operations like editing, copying and renaming files.
This open source program is free and works in GNOME Desktop to enable you manage your folders and files in the file system.
This tool is fast and lightweight; however, it has all the features of file managers and incorporates tabbed browsing function like the Firefox Tab. This is an ideal substitute to Konqueror, Thunar and Nautilus.
This program is simple to utilize, modern yet swift for the Xfce desktop. The tool is clean with stunning user interface that makes file browsing fast, simple and responsive with fine time for start up as well as time for loading directory.