muCommander
muCommander
0.9.5

4.2

muCommander free download for Mac

muCommander0.9.5

12 November 2020

File manager in a Norton Commander style.

Overview

muCommander is a cross-platform file manager that features support for FTP, SFTP, SMB, NFS, HTTP, Bonjour/Zeroconf, email attachments, Zip/GZip/Tar/Bzip2/ISO/NRG/AR/Deb/LST archives, universal bookmarks, credentials management, themes, multiple windows, full keyboard management, and many configuration options. It is available in 20 languages.

What's new in muCommander

Version 0.9.5:
New features:
  • New file-search functionality. Default shortcuts are Control+F (opens find dialog) and Shift+Control+F (no dialog).
  • Added a PDF viewer.
Improvements:
  • The 'Move to trash' operation does not require changes to privacy protection on macOS anymore.
  • Preserve file's (Spotlight) comment and user tags when copying local files on macOS.
  • Exclude OSGi-cli from packaging to avoid the creation of .osgiaas_cli_history file on shutdown.
  • Added a new icon for the virtual bookmarks file system (bookmark://).
  • Package the 'portable' version packaged as zip archive rather than "tarball".
  • Accelerate system files filtering on macOS.
  • The non-bundled version for Windows looks for a JRE also in JAVA_HOME.
  • Detect new versions of the GNOME desktop environment in which GNOME_DESKTOP_SESSION_ID is not set.
Bug fixes:
  • The license is presented in the license dialog.
  • Added back missing quote characters in various dialogs (e.g., doesnt -> doesn't).
  • The up-to-date perferences are reflected in the file tables on every change.
  • System files are filtered out when the 'Show system files' preference is deselected on macOS.
  • Shortcuts to dialogs of popular file protocols (e.g., SFTP, SMB) are back in the drive popup buttons.
Known issues:
  • Mac OS X: "muCommander damaged and cannot be opened" may appear after downloading muCommander from the browser. This can be solved by executing: xattr -d com.apple.quarantine .jar
  • Some translations may not be up-to-date.
  • Mac OS X: "Do you want the application "muCommander.app" to accept incoming network connections?" dialog keeps popping up on startup even if the dialog has been previously accepted (ticket #339), when 'Bonjour' support is enabled.
  • SMB support may not work properly on non multi-language JRE.
  • 'Copy files to clipboard' not working with some applications (files are not pasted).
  • Mac OS X: some keyboard shortcuts may conflict with global system shortcuts.
  • Authentication issues when using several sets of credentials (login/password) for the same server.
  • Untrusted HTTPS connections are allowed without a warning.
  • Windows Vista/7: "java.net.SocketException: Permission denied: recv failed" error can appear when trying to access FTP sites. This seems to be a Windows firewall problem, with a possible workaround: http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=7077696
  • Unpacking files from 7z archive files can be slow.
  • Need to enable NTLM authentication manually in order to authenticate to Samba >= 4.5. This is done by adding 'ntlm auth = yes' to smb.conf.
  • Version 5.0 of RAR is not supported. Such archives would appear empty.
  • Issues with browsing Documents/Desktop/Downloads on macOS may be solved by resetting Security and Privacy settings.
  • See https://github.com/mucommander/mucommander/wiki/Reset-Security-&-Privacy-Settings-on-macOS for more details.

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4
poetcsw-1
15 June 2017
Version: 0.9.0

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The current version is 0.9.2 and it works great for what I need: easy access to hidden files on my Mac and on my Linux server. I would prefer a similar dual-pane mode in Finder, but as a free solution, this is fantastic.
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4
poetcsw-1
15 June 2017
Version: 0.9.0
The current version is 0.9.2 and it works great for what I need: easy access to hidden files on my Mac and on my Linux server. I would prefer a similar dual-pane mode in Finder, but as a free solution, this is fantastic.
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FCMDEV
02 September 2013
Version: 0.9.0
Has been user of muCommander for a long time. But not anymore. Now I use FastCommander. Finally I can really enjoy my Mac. It is new, native Cocoa app. It is very fast, small, takes much less memory, has consistent platform look, is simple to use and has pixel perfect UI. No bugs, no problems, no Java and loads 10 times faster.
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5
Aaron-T
06 June 2013
Version: 0.9.0
One of the best Norton-like commanders on Mac. Stable, simple and very easy in use. New Mac OSX block installation of this app, so you have allow yourself to install apps from different sources in the security tab, system preferences.
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1.5
spedison
11 April 2013
Version: 0.9.0
This is so good software but in lastest mac os x version I have problems while install it. When I running once show me message: " "muCommander" is damaged and can't be opened. You shold move it do the Trash. " But, If I run this software in command line, It works fine. This problem may be a litte configuration. OS X version is 10.8.3 uname -a Darwin ******.local 12.3.0 Darwin Kernel Version 12.3.0: Sun Jan 6 22:37:10 PST 2013; root:xnu-2050.22.13~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64 ******:~ user$ java -version java version "1.6.0_43" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_43-b01-447-11M4203) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.14-b01-447, mixed mode) Thanks a lot. Edison.
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MuchMac
29 March 2013
Version: 0.9.0
The MacUpdate download is corrupt. The download link from developer site is dead. I don't see an easy way to report the problem here or on the developer web site.
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SickTeddyBear
22 July 2012
Version: 0.8.5
FYI, there is a nightly build of version 0.9.0 available (remember, this is for testing, and it will have bugs): http://mucommander.com/download/nightly/mucommander-current.app.tar.gz Here is the changelog: http://mucommander.com/download/nightly/readme.txt
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P-g-
09 January 2011
Version: 0.8.5
Slow loading. Don't like icons.
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4
0815mac
07 January 2011
Version: 0.8.5
Very useful to show hidden folder.
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5
Fenrisulf
12 December 2010
Version: 0.8.5
I used the linux equivalent of this program for years. It's well worth it to give it a try... you'll be surprised how intuitive it is, in spite of what most would call it's "un-mac-like" interface.
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Fb-eye71
24 February 2010
Version: 0.8.5
I've been using MUCommander to browse inside .zip files without having to decompress them first. This feature alone makes it worth having around. It saved me hours when all I needed was to find a specific image inside a 675MB .zip archive...
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  • Mac OS X 10.4.0 or later
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