The lightweight version of xplorer² is not as powerful as the professional version but it shares the same desktop browsing and file management engine, it sports dual panes and folder tabs, and gives many rival paid-for file managers a run for their money — literally! It is a complete little file manager, albeit lacking a bit in bells and whistles.
You will find the missing features in this table (scroll down). In summary it suffers a bit in terms of customization and it won’t offer you the scrap containers — so you can’t use the powerful search command. Other than that it is the real deal and please don’t knock it till you tried it!
Technically speaking this free version is unsupported, but you can post your issues and questions in the appropriate forum and assistance will come your way.
The free version is for private (home) or academic (school & university) use only.