broot VS clifm

Compare broot vs clifm and see what are their differences.


A new way to see and navigate directory trees : (by Canop)


A shell-like, command line terminal file manager written in C: simple, fast, extensible, and lightweight as hell (by leo-arch)
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broot clifm
17 39
6,323 391
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9.1 9.5
3 days ago 4 days ago
Rust C
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of broot. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-04.


Posts with mentions or reviews of clifm. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-25.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing broot and clifm you can also consider the following projects:

zoxide - A smarter cd command. Supports all major shells.

voidrice - My dotfiles (deployed by LARBS)

lf - Terminal file manager

pistol - General purpose file previewer designed for Ranger, Lf to make redundant

rav1e - The fastest and safest AV1 encoder.

nnn - n³ The unorthodox terminal file manager

fzf - :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder

lf - A Language Features library for Emacs Lisp

mandown - man-page inspired Markdown viewer

vifm - Vifm is a file manager with curses interface, which provides Vim-like environment for managing objects within file systems, extended with some useful ideas from mutt.

apparix - Command line directory bookmarks with jumping to bookmarks, subdirectory tab completion, distant listing etc