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Meet the most popular Cyberduck alternative for Mac

The expanded functionalities of this Cyberduck for Mac alternative are harmoniously implemented in Commander One – a classic dual-panel file manager for Mac. Written completely in Swift, the app was designed to gather all the wishes of Mac users in one single spot and guarantee complete control over your files.
Owners of a previous version can upgrade at 50% off
Yoo-hoo! Commander One runs natively on Mac computers with Apple silicon: M1 and M2 series!
Commander One

Alternative to Finder

Besides being a decent replacement to Cyberduck for Mac, Commander One is an advanced file manager with a two-pane interface and a set of handy features to simplify your workflow and can be considered as the most convenient macOS Finder alternative.
Commander One main window
Manage files Approved by Christian Ghisler as Total Commander for Mac

Free file manager for Mac

Commander One is not only an FTP Mac client but also offers perfect Mac file management. It is equipped with all essential and handy tools for providing total control over your file with a set of additional features that would appeal to both savvy users and newbies.

Hidden files display

Reveal all your hidden files via a toolbar button

Fonts & Colors

Create a stylish appearance of your beloved file manager

Brief mode

Allows dealing with multiple files and folders at the same time

History and Favorites

Get quick access to your frequently used files and folders
essentials at your fingertips

Assign Hotkeys

Ability to assign hotkeys to any action

Infinite number of tabs

Unlimited number of tabs for better file management

Smart items selection

Work with only chosen files

File queue functionality

Add files to the queue and execute them one by one
useful set of tools for free

Support for ZIP format

Seamlessly deal with ZIP archive (archive and extract)

Built-in file viewer

Quickly look through the contents of the file. Hex and Binary files are supported

Network places

Ability to display local network computers in form of the list

Root Access

Obtain complete control over files and folders

Commander One VS Cyberduck

# Features Commander One Cyberduck
1 Easy-to-use interface
2 Support for SFTP
3 Files Encryption
4 Drag and Drop files
5 Ability to change/rename files directly on the server
6 Queuing file operations
7 Ability to synchronize folders
8 Archive files without manual downloading
9 Automatic reconnection to the server
10 Support for 3rd-party file editing software

How to Use a Cyberduck Mac Alternative – Commander One

Connecting to FTP Server

To use our replacement for the Cyberduck FTP client for Mac, follow these simple steps:
Download, install and run Commander One.
Navigate to the Connections section using the toolbar.
To add a new FTP connection, hit the + button and fill in the text boxes with the required information and server login credentials.
After completing every field, click Connect. Enjoy managing files!
 Commander One app's windows

PRO Pack features

Commander One offers the list of enhanced features. Download this Cyberduck Mac and benefit from its PRO Pack features for 15 days for free!

Mount iOS devices

Mount Android devices

Mount MTP devices

Process manager

Terminal emulator

Compress and extract

Set of Themes

FTP Manager


Amazon S3

Google Drive

WebDAV protocol


OpenStack NEW

Backblaze B2 NEW

Box cloud NEW

Integration with cloud storages and network servers

Get the opportunity to instantly go to network storage and work with files located in it without interrupting your work with the Mac file system.
Commander One FTP connection screenshot

Establish connection with remote servers via FTP, SFTP, FTPS right from Commander One – a perfect Cyberduck FTP Mac alternative. Connect and work with the remote server as with a local directory.

Have efficient and fast work with online files. All your server settings and passwords are safely stored in macOS Keychain.

Amazon S3 client

Professional cloud file management is possible thanks to Commander One. The app is perfectly suitable for work with Amazon S3 cloud storages as well as with S3-compatible storages.

For your utter convenience, you can choose whether to mount the entire Amazon account or certain buckets and have flawless work with your online data.

WebDAV client

Commander One is an essential WebDAV client that makes it possible to connect to a remote server and map it as a regular drive within a couple of minutes. Obtain full control over your files stored on the server.

Perform the same file operations with online files as with the local ones: upload, download, edit, create, view, etc.


Get access to as many Dropbox accounts as necessary with no need to install them all on your computer while using Cyberduck alternative - Commander One.

Share online files and folders right from Commander One interface, as the app allows mounting cloud storages as network drives. Dropbox Business is also supported.

Google Drive

Take your Google Drive cloud data management to the next level with Commander One. Work with your Spreadsheets, Google Docs as well as “Shared with me” section right from Commander One with no need to install Google Drive client.

Map multiple Google Drive accounts at a time and have better file management.


Configure your OneDrive accounts as local vaults and handle your remote files as local ones. It is worth mentioning that there is no need to copy any information on your computer while working with OneDrive accounts.

Besides that, thanks to the dual-pane interface online file management becomes more convenient and easier.

OpenStack Swift NEW

This alternative to Cyberduck for Mac allows you to seamlessly map OpenStack Swift storage to your computer with no need to synchronize data with your Mac.

Commander One makes it possible to mount as many OpenStack accounts as required and benefit from convenient cloud management.

Box cloud NEW

Expand the possibilities of work with Box cloud storages and Box file sharing with the help of Commander One. Mount any number of Box accounts and share files stored there by using the context menu.

Download, upload, move files among Box accounts without saving info on your Mac.

Backblaze B2 NEW

Managing Backblaze accounts is even easier while using Commander One. The app offers convenient cloud data management that doesn’t require copying or synchronizing any data to the Mac computer.

Connect Backblaze network drives as local ones and enjoy seamless work with them.

One place to work with different devices

Expand your device access capabilities with this Mac solution. Commander One is one spot to work with different devices no matter if it is an iOS/Android or even MTP device.
Commander One mount mobile devices
iOS file transfer

You need just a simple USB cable in order to connect any of your iOS devices to your computer and get instant access to all files stored on your iPhone or iPad.

Easily mount iOS devices and edit information on them right from your computer. Commander One is fully compatible with iOS 5.x-10.x.

MTP file transfer

Data from your photo and video camera can be seamlessly accessed and managed thanks to Commander One.

By using the USB cable, you can mount your MTP devices as a drive on your Mac. Surf the content of your device right from your Mac’s screen with no need to copy data back and forth.

Android file transfer

This Cyberduck for Mac alternative offers you effortless work with any Android device.

Commander One makes it possible to browse through Android device content directly from a Mac computer and if it is necessary to copy files back and forth with ease. All you need is to connect your device via a USB cable.

Perfect archiver for Mac

Commander One has a built-in file archiver with a wide range of supported formats. You can seamlessly work with ZIP, RAR, TBZ, TGZ, 7z files, and searching by the contents of files in the archive will nicely complement this feature.

Besides that, the ability to compress files to RAR will be added in the nearest future.

Built-in Process Manager

This app has a built-in process manager allowing you to fully control all running tasks.

The detailed information about all processes is displayed in order on your screen with the ability to quit any of them in a single click.

>Terminal emulator 

To facilitate your workflow, Commander One allows executing terminal commands directly from the app.
/Advanced <ctrl+o>
Don’t waste time launching Terminal as a separate application - it will be available directly from Commander One.


Perfect customization with a wide range of color themes can make the experience of this alternative to Cyberduck for Mac much more enjoyable.
Commander One blue theme

Commander One full features list

# Features Free PRO Pack
1 2 panels with 3 view modes and unlimited tabs
2 Multiple selection
3 File operations queue
4 Rename files during copy and move operations
5 Set up custom hotkeys for any action
6 Work with local and network drives
7 Customizable fonts & colors
8 Spotlight search
9 Show hidden files
10 Advanced search with regular expressions
Frequently Asked Questions
Cyberduck is a handy file manager for macOS, Linux, and Windows that works with FTP, SFTP, OpenStack Swift, and AmazonS3.
The app can be used as an FTP and SFTP client as well as to work with various cloud storage services.
Cyberduck is a free and open-source app.
Commander One is a perfect alternative to Cyberduck as thу app offers an impressive set of tools within a dual-panel file manager.

Commander One

This dual panel file manager for Mac is fully compatible with macOS 10.13 and later. Requires 52.05MB of free space, latest version 3.8(3888) Released , Category: Utilities
Rank based on 889 + users
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