a 3d File Manager. 2d file managers work nicely, but with 3d you can display much more information. The aim of this project is to make a viable, workable, 3d file manager that is not a hog on resources and can actually be usable
a simple file browser, using OpenGL to display files and folders. The navigation is also very simple: just point-and-click
4Pane is a four pane detailed-list file manager for Linux. It is designed to be fully-featured without bloat, and aims for speed rather than visual effects. In addition to standard file manager things, it offers multiple undo and redo of most operations (including deletions), archive management including 'virtual browsing' inside archives, multiple renaming/duplication of files, a terminal emulator, and user-defined tools. Read more
BF-Commander is a file manager for Linux written in Kylix 3 Open Edition.
Eagle Mode is an advanced solution for a zoomable user interface. It has a professional file manager, many file viewers and players, a chess game, a 3D mines game, a multi-function clock and some fractal fun, all integrated in a virtual cosmos. Read more
Enlightenment File Manager is a good looking and powerful file manager for X11 that renders everything in 32bit color with alpha blending, anti-aliased fonts, and Drag and Drop.
Endeavour Mark II
Endeavour Mark II is a file browser/file manager with an image browser, a recycled objects system, and an archiver front end. It features all the common UNIX file operations for all types of disk objects found the UNIX realm. It also supports disk drive mounting, a fully customizable window appearance, a MIME Types system, and interapplication drag & drop support for KDE and GNOME compatability. Read more
Explore2fs is a GUI explorer tool for accessing ext2 and ext3 filesystems. It runs under all versions of Windows and can read almost any ext2 and ext3 filesystem.
Fast Light File Manager
a file manager based on the Fast Light Toolkit library. Its configuration files are KDE2-compatible. The Drag'n'Drop protocol it uses is Xdnd 4
(commercial) fman is an alternative to file managers such as Explorer on Windows or Finder on OS X. You use it to browse directories, copy or move files, mount external drives, etc. It lets you perform these tasks much more efficiently than other file managers.
a file system visualizer in cyberspace. It lays out files and directories in three dimensions, geometrically representing the file system hierarchy to allow visual overview and analysis
FSViewer is a FileViewer lookalike for Window Maker. It is written in C using the WINGs library.
FxMovieManager is a file manager which can display thumbnails of movie files. It can also manage a playlist of movies and act as a simple front-end to MPlayer.
JumpFm is a cross platform, dual panel file manager with builtin superpowers.
Martini is a really small and fast program that does not require any special desktop environment faclities. It follows the following standards: X Window System Drag and Drop Protocol, Freedesktop.org MIME Shared Info, Freedesktop.org Thumbnail, Freedesktop.org Icon Theme, and Rox Application Directory. It is written in c and only need Imlib2, glib and fam to work.
Nao is a file manager which features support for a two panel view and a single panel view, graphical configurability, a file recognition system that allows you to configure how files of different types are shown and what happens when you double-click them, an option for automatic configuration after the first run, internal support for most file operations, separate threads for long operations, and extensibility.
a graphical file browser (something like the well-known^Whated windoze explorer). It is intended to provide any user with just as much functionality as requested
ROX-Filer is a graphical file manager based on the RISC OS filer. It uses simple, uncluttered windows to display directory contents. Read more
provides intuitive, easy to use access to the filesystem in the form of a graphical hierarchy of files and folders
TDFSB is a '3D - Filesystem Browser' for GNU/Linux. TDFSB reads directory information and displays them as a 3D world, so you can take a walk through your filesystem. It also reads Images, MPEG and MP3 files as well as some other formats.
The Featurific File Manager
The aim of the Featurific File Manager is to allow a user to filter, sort, view, learn info about, and use files very easily and quickly. It relies on plugins to supply views of the directory and is intended to be powerful and easy to use.
a nifty Unix/X-Windows file manager that combines convenience with power. File browsers, a directory tree, editor windows, custom menus and your standard command shell are integrated into one customizable, multi-window productivity tool
a file manager for Linux and other POSIX operating systems. witme aims to use evas to render its graphics and libfileutils to carry out its file operations
Worker is a file-manager exclusive for X based on the famous filemanager. Read more
X File Explorer
X File Explorer (Xfe) a filemanager for X. It is based on the popular, but discontinued, X Win Commander. Xfe is desktop independent and is written with the C++ Fox Toolkit. Read more
X Northern Captain
X Window filemanager for Linux and FreeBSD systems. Two panels show highlighted directory listings and give easy and simple way for manipulating files on disks or inside archieves with Virtual File System
Xfm is a comparatively small and fast file manager that does not require any special GUI toolkit.
Xplorer is a file manager for X-Windows with fast and accurate file type detection.
An old filemanager needed XView 3.2.