When comparing Explorer++ vs Clover, the Slant community recommends Explorer++ for most people. In the question“What are the best file managers for Windows?” Explorer++ is ranked 19th while Clover is ranked 20th.
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Pro Free and open source
Pro Vanilla Explorer with added option of Tabs in single window and bookmarking
Pro It looks very good
Seemingly abandoned. Hasn't been updated in a few years.
Con Crashes semi frequently
Crashes quite a bit. Sometimes random sometimes during network folder access. Loses current state and reverts to the state of the last graceful exit.
Con Useless for searching
Often completely misses loads of files that you know are there.
Con Malware/Adware in new versions
Con Rare bug which loop open new tab,
need to force close the apps with task manager
Con All instructions are in Chinese
It's really difficult to follow the installation wizard if you don't understand Mandarin.
Con Unsuccessful installation can corrupt original file explorer
That force you too lool for additional file manager and repair original files.