When comparing Clover vs Winfile, the Slant community recommends Clover for most people. In the question“What are the best file managers for Windows?” Clover is ranked 20th while Winfile is ranked 25th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Vanilla Explorer with added option of Tabs in single window and bookmarking
Pro It looks very good
Pro Open source
Now open source and receives occasional updates and fixes.
Pro It's really simple
Winfile dates back to a time when you had to fit your software on a floppy disk. As such, it isn't weighed down by as much of things like scripting malarkey.
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.
Con It has the fresh look of a 30 year old program
Because it is. But some might actually like it for that, unless you really can't deal with the small icons and lack of icons to define things.