Linked by Adam S on Mon 26th Oct 2015 14:00 UTC
Mac OS X For all of the strengths of OS X, two of the complaints recycled year after year are the aged filesystem, HFS+, with its lack of file integrity, and the file manager, the Finder. While replacing HFS+ remains out of our reach, an alternative to the Finder for day-to-day tasks has been achievable for some time. Enter "Commander One," a dual-pane file manager that seeks to fill in the holes that the Finder has famously left. Let's dig in and see what Commander One has to offer.
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Double Commander
by cristianadam on Mon 26th Oct 2015 20:13 UTC
cristianadam
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2010-08-10

Have a look at Double Commander. Double Commander is a Total Commander clone, but unlike Total Commander is open source and cross platform.

It's written also in Pascal and on linux it has a Qt and a GTK version.

I haven't tried the OSX version, but I assume it's as good as the Windows and Linux versions.

http://doublecmd.sourceforge.net/

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RE: Double Commander
by Kochise on Tue 27th Oct 2015 07:31 in reply to "Double Commander"
Kochise Member since:
2006-03-03

While Total Commander is perhaps not open source, the author maintains it thoroughly and is open to suggestions. BTW it is free to use and have no limitation. Why this constant moaning about source openness ?

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RE[2]: Double Commander
by zzarko on Tue 27th Oct 2015 08:48 in reply to "RE: Double Commander"
zzarko Member since:
2011-01-09

BTW it is free to use and have no limitation. Why this constant moaning about source openness ?

Well, the main page (http://www.ghisler.com/) says it is Shareware, not free. You can use it legally for 30 days, after that you are required to buy it. It is the good will of the programmer that he doesn't enforce this after 30 days.
As for open source question, at least it is a guarantee that the project may live after the author abandons it or sells it for whatever reasons. Plus, as DC itself uses open-source and cross-platform libraries, it can be (and is) ported to various OS-es. TC, as the author says, cannot (at least, not without a lot of work) be ported because of its heavy use of win API and components.

Edited 2015-10-27 08:48 UTC

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