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100 Essential Free Apps
We can all admire the vast number of open source apps and tools that are available on modern operating systems. They come in all shapes and sizes. Small console tools that can be easily integrated into large projects, feature-rich apps that offer everything bar the the kitchen sink, well designed tools, and eye catching candy. Open source software holds numerous compelling advantages over proprietary software.

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matplotlib is a pure Python plotting library designed to bring publication quality plotting to Python with a syntax familiar to MATLAB users. All of the plotting commands in the pylab interface can be accessed either via a functional interface familiar to MATLAB users or an object oriented interface familiar to Python users. Read more


  • Double Commander
    Double Commander is a cross platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and features some new ideas. Read more hot
  • Atol
    Atol is a classical dual panel file manager aiming to be portable to both Linux and Windows OS (using C++ and GTK+ toolkit)
  • Cxplorer
    Cxplorer is a Gtk+2 based file manager which has three panes. It supports drag & drop, a send it menu, with basic file operation.
  • dfm
    dfm is a file manager for Linux and other UNIX like Operating Systems
  • Dragonfly Navigator
    Dragonfly Navigator is a file manager for Windows and Linux. It is designed to be fast, simple and obvious to use.
  • ego file manager
    The ego file manager is a GTK+2 file manager that uses libferris for its VFS and provides evas2, GTK tree, and optional Mozilla browser views.
  • emelFM
    a file manager that implements the popular two-window design. It features a simple GTK+ interface, a flexible filetyping scheme, and a built-in command line for executing commands without opening an xterm
  • emelFM2
    emelFM2 implements the popular two-pane design. It features a simple GTK+-2.x interface, a flexible filetyping scheme, and a built-in command line for executing commands without opening an xterm. Read more
  • Filer
    Filer is a small file-manager. It has the classic two-pane view known from other famous file-managers.
  • Fm
    Fm is a gtk+ file manager which aims to offer the best possible ratio between features, simplicity and resource usage. It includes advanced features such as character browsing, popup menus, tab completion, bookmarks, pan navigation, multiple windows, redefinable and stored keyboard shortcuts, integration with the X clipboard and drag & drop.
  • GBrowser
    The GBrowser is a lightweight file browser, image viewer and terminal emulator written in C++ using GTK. The GBrowser does not require Gnome, KDE, XFCE or any other desktop or their libraries. That makes it perfect for light desktop users.
  • gentoo
    gentoo is a modern, powerful, pretty slim (<300 KB executable) file manager. It uses the two-pane concept, somewhat inspired by theold Amiga program DirectoryOpus. Read more
  • gFast File
    gFast File is a file manager where you can work with your files with classical operations: Copy, Move, Rename and Open like others but with gFast File you have a work queue with all your operations. gFast File work to complete all task without your attention.
  • Gnome Activity Journal
    The GNOME Activity Journal is a tool for easily browsing and finding files on your computer. It uses Zeitgeist to get information on what files/websites/contacts/etc. you worked with and Tracker to get information about the current state of the files and all sorts of meta-data (including tags).
  • GTK File Browser
    intended to be a fast file browser/manager that has a small memory footprint, fast access, and a comfortable look and feel
  • Jaffm
    Jaffm is a lightweight wxWindows (GTK+ interface) file manager for Unix, written in C++.
  • LinuxCommander
    LinuxCommander is a file-manager for Linux. It was written in C using the GTK+ Toolkit.
  • Marlin
    The sexiest fish in the large sea of file managers, Marlin is well-designed with a focus on speed, simplicity, ease of use. Read more
  • Mr Commander
    (linux gtk+2.0 based) like Total (Windows old) Commander on MS Windows. File browser shell (SMB, FTP support)
  • Nimf
    Nimf is a two (or more) panel filemanager ala Norton Commander for X, programmed in C using the Gtk toolkit. It's main goal will be to create a full featured file manager which adheres to 'The law of least astonishment'.
  • Rodent Filemanager
    Rodent is a fast, small and powerful file manager. Rodent wastes no space on menus or function buttons with all functionality available through popup menu or keyboard action.
  • slashManager
    a fast file manager for Unix systems written in wxPython. It supports directory tree view and tabbed browsing. It has internal viewers for major image formats (GIF, JPEG, PNG, and others) and HTML. It combines, in a unique way, features found in many other file managers
  • SpaceFM
    SpaceFM is a multi-panel tabbed file manager for Linux with built-in VFS, optional udisks-based device manager, customizable menu system, and bash integration. SpaceFM is a fork of legacy PCManFM. Read more
  • Sunflower
    Sunflower is a small and highly customizable twin-panel file manager. Its goal is to create an easy to use, good looking and powerful file managed for Gnome. The program is still in early development phase.
  • Thunar
    The Thunar project aims at developing a new file manager for the next major branch of Xfce (the 4.4 branch). The main goal is to provide a fast and easy to use alternative to Xffm; therefore, Thunar should be kept simple. Read more
  • Tux Commander
    an open-source file manager with 2 panels side by side written for GTK2. It is developed using Borland Kylix 3 Open Edition (Object Pascal language). The main goal of this project is to create powerful user-friendly file manager for Linux
  • Xffm
    Xffm is a modular filemanager with a tree view and icon view. It supports multiple plugins such as a Windows network plugin (xfsamba 4.3), a bookmarks plugin, fstab plugin, and others.
    the result of a project course at LTU (the university of technology in Luleň, Sweden). YAFFA, or Yet Another F*** FTP Application is a filemanager and a FTP client with support for secure FTP. It includes a GTK front end, and also a console mode
  • Zemljanka Commander
    Zemljanka Commander is a file manager a la Midnight Commander, console and X version, a lot of interesting features.

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