The MacCommander is a file management tool for macOS.

Download MacCommander 1.9.4 for Mountain Lion and 
newer (up to Mojave)

Download MacCommander 1.7 for Snow Leopard and Lion

Download MacCommander 1.7 for Leopard only

Read license agreement before downloading the file.

In short: MacCommander is freeware and is provided 'as-is'.

NOTE: In order to run in Mountain Lion or newer OS, after opening DMG file and before dragging MacCommander to Application folder you have to click the MacCommander icon with Control key pressed and select Open from popup menu. Next click Open button that should start the program. You can close it now and drag the icon to Application (or wherever you want it). This procedure is only required once.

  • Two panels to browse your files and directories
  • Create multiple tabs and quickly switch between them
  • Use Bookmarks to quickly access your favorite directories or file services
  • Create directories, copy, move or delete files and directories
  • Use keyboard or drag-an-drop


  • Browse and unpack archives (zip, tar, jar, 7z, rar, iso, lha, lzh, arj, rpm, cab, tgz, tar.gz, tar.bz2, tbz, tbz2, tb2, tar.Z, taz, cpio, iso, iso.gz, iso.Z, izo.bz2, lzma, bz2, gz, xz)
  • Create and modify archives (zip, tar, tar.gz, tar.bz2, tar.Z, jar, 7z, rar*, gz, bz2, xz)
  • Password protected/encrypted archives are supported (zip, 7z, rar*)
  • Browse archives as easy as local directories
 (*) - creating rar archives requires external rar tool 

  • Preview files with Quick Look
  • Run files with either default or selected application
  • Create and edit text files in your favorite text editor

  • Search for files using Spotlight or without it
  • Search file names or content using wildcards (* and ?)
  • Compare directories
  • Compare files based on content (requires external diff tool)

  • Discover and mount file services using Bonjour (AFP, SMB, WebDAV, FTP, SFTP)
  • Native FTP client with read-write access
  • Use Keychain to store passwords
  • Quickly switch to Finder or Terminal when you need it
  • Switch to root mode and access all directories and files
  • Available in English and Polish