When comparing Multi Commander vs Direttore File Manager, the Slant community recommends Multi Commander for most people. In the question“What are the best file managers for Windows?” Multi Commander is ranked 14th while Direttore File Manager is ranked 28th.
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Pro Separate tree for each panel
Pro File coloring based on filters
Including optional background coloring.
Limitation of this pro: text and background color cannot be taken from 2 different filters and thus combined but on the positive side: it provides coloring profiles, which can be switched (supposedly easily).
Pro Both 32 bit and 64 bit versions available
Pro Full of features
A hundred different options: multi-rename, convert line break of files (CR, LF, CRLF), double panel, folder tree, tabbed interface, colourized tabs, etc.
Pro Portable version available
Pro Heavily customizable
Besides many customizable on-board options and features, one can also write his/her own scripts and even full plug-ins.
Pro Written in C++
The program launches fast.
Pro Support for FTP, Registry, and OneDrive
Pro Powerful scripting system
You can easily write powerful scripts even without knowledge of programming.
Pro Column View Superior to Macintosh Finder
Direttore got it right. The other alternatives with a column view option ("miller columns") are unwieldy and ascetically offensive.
Pro Totally Themable
I can change colors, button,scrollbars. I also changed the icons for folders and some file-types. Info on Direttore webpage.
Pro Color labels
Ntfs drives only, but still very convenient.