Top 18 Filemanager Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo filemanager

    📂 Web File Browser

    Project mention: which file server that is secure, easy, fast, stable, reliable, accessible from every devices? (no seafile, no nextcloud) | | 2021-04-18

    I can't tell you much about the security aspect, but i really, really like the simplicity of File Browser. It was very easy and quick to set up, and is elegant and easy to use. It's one of my favorite self hosted services.

  • GitHub repo KodExplorer

    A web based file manager,web IDE / browser based code editor

    Project mention: Looking for a WebOS like SilveOS or eyeOS | | 2021-03-18

    Maybe KodExplorer? It runs as smooth as Synology DSM.

  • GitHub repo Filestash

    🦄 A modern web client for SFTP, S3, FTP, WebDAV, Git, Minio, LDAP, CalDAV, CardDAV, Mysql, Backblaze, ...

    Project mention: What are the easiest alternatives to Google Drive ? | | 2021-04-07

    Once you have a working SFTP or Webdav server, you can also use Filestash as web interface if you really need one.

  • GitHub repo tinyfilemanager

    The best web based PHP File Manager in single file, Manage your files efficiently and easily with tinyfilemanager

    Project mention: Hosting Video Files for a different platform | | 2021-03-08
  • GitHub repo Fetch

    The best file downloader library for Android (by tonyofrancis)

  • GitHub repo far2l

    Linux port of FAR v2

    Project mention: Neo-mc – a Midnight Commander fork with scripting and other features | | 2021-02-07

    Although not a console app, Far2l [1] is a clone of Far Manager [2] and is just great both on Mac or Linux


  • GitHub repo RichFilemanager

    An open-source file manager. Up-to-date for PHP, Java, ASHX, ASP, NodeJs & Python 3 Flask. Contributions are welcome!

    Project mention: .NET 5 / Core ASP.NET file manager / browser for Blob storage | | 2021-02-22
  • GitHub repo FileProvider

    FileManager replacement for Local, iCloud and Remote (WebDAV/FTP/Dropbox/OneDrive) files -- Swift

  • GitHub repo filegator

    Powerful Multi-User File Manager

  • GitHub repo XBackBone

    A lightweight file manager with full ShareX, Screencloud support and more

    Project mention: Xbackbone (need help) | | 2021-04-15 is a simple and lightweight PHP file manager that support the instant sharing tool ShareX and *NIX systems. It supports uploading and displaying images, GIF, video, code, formatted text, pdf, and file downloading and uploading. Also have a web UI with multi user management, media gallery and search support.

  • GitHub repo Video-Hub-App

    Official repository for Video Hub App

    Project mention: FFmpeg 4.4 | | 2021-04-09

    Huge thank you to FFmpeg -- it's the core of my app's functionality: extract screenshots and show them to users in a neat gallery. Specifically - it can with 1 command line argument grab a dozen or two (user choice) screenshots at even intervals (my choice) and stitch them together into one long horizontal jpg file (adding black bars if ratio isn't what I want). AMAZING!

    Video Hub App -

    MIT open source too:

  • GitHub repo Mayan EDMS

    Free Open Source Document Management System (mirror, no pull request or issues) (by mayan-edms)

  • GitHub repo IFM

    Improved File Manager

  • GitHub repo Tine 2.0

    Tine 2.0 main repository

  • GitHub repo clifm

    Command Line Interface File Manager

    Project mention: xplr - A hackable, minimal, fast TUI file explorer | | 2021-04-20


  • GitHub repo Secure-File-Manager

    Secure File Manager is open source file manager for keeping your files in safe.

    Project mention: Denying the Phone Calls permission stops this Vault App from working | | 2021-03-23

    you can try Secure File manager, if you’re looking for a vault.

  • GitHub repo reventlou

    Personal db information management system.

    Project mention: An Information Management System | | 2021-03-18
  • GitHub repo Order_My_Files

    Python Script to order files by creation date. Files MUST have same extension!

    Project mention: My first project is live on GitHub! Order_My_Files, a simple file orderer to save you guys some time. | | 2021-03-19

    The README has all the info on the project.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-04-20.


What are some of the best open-source Filemanager projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 filemanager 9,380
2 KodExplorer 5,210
3 Filestash 4,414
4 tinyfilemanager 2,212
5 Fetch 1,147
6 far2l 1,012
7 RichFilemanager 825
8 FileProvider 731
9 filegator 623
10 XBackBone 370
11 Video-Hub-App 283
12 Mayan EDMS 236
13 IFM 217
14 Tine 2.0 113
15 clifm 77
16 Secure-File-Manager 43
17 reventlou 23
18 Order_My_Files 0