What are the guiding design principles behind the two different methods of navigating the folder?
I'am Windows user and must admit that MacOS Finder is better.
- It's overloaded by default (too noisy). Too many unnecessary elements i.e. i don't need 3D Objects, OneDrive and unable to remove it without hacks.
- View modes: Finder provides convenient way to switch view modes. Explorer has 8 modes burried inside menus.
- Explorer has too narrow columns by default (legacy from age with 1024x768 screens). I'm sure that it's possible to auto-adjust column width by OS.