FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager, reminiscent of Norton Commander.
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Pro 2 Pane Layout
Makes normal file operations (like move & copy) easy.
Pro Has a portable version
Because it's portable, you can easily move the folder with all your files to other devices.
Pro Powerful search feature
FreeCommander provides a search functionality that allows you to filter out results.
Pro Keyboard shortcuts
Has a good set of keyboard shortcuts enabled by default
Pro Very powerful set of file copying options
FreeCommander has a very powerful set of file copying options.
Pro Quick Navigation
Commonly used folders can be added and accessed using the favorites list -- in addition, physical and network drives can be switched to with a single click.
Pro Very usable and reliable Sync tool
Pro Very powerful Multirename tool
Con Only the 32-bit version is free
You have to make a donation to be able to download the 64-bit version.
Con Unable to replace default file explorer
Good facilities overall, but there's a bug that makes menus freeze and get stuck on the page.
Con Cluttered and dated UI
The user interface has an outdated look, with a lot of button and menu options that can be overwhelming.
Con It's easy to delete important stuff by accident
When you want to delete something, it will often highlight both a file and its folder. The whole folder is then removed if you don't de-select the folder manually.