File managers can make your digital life much easier. They make it so much easier to find files so that you can copy, share, delete, etc. Many times they work with all your favorite cloud storage and social media accounts as well. We suggest you check out these five free file managers.
Woopiti allows you access to all your files across popular social media sites and several cloud services. Additionally, it helps you perform nearly any action such as upload, download, copy, move, delete, and share.
- Supports Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, and more
- Manages files easily whether uploading, deleting, or copying an entire folder
- Shares files using whichever medium you prefer and no matter where it’s stored
- Supports both Android and Windows
With the “i” at the front of name, you can tell it works with Apple’s mobile devices such as iPhone and iPad. In fact, iFunbox allows you to use either macOS or Windows to manage your files, working very much like Windows File Explorer.
- Manages multimedia files
- Works via an iOS root file system
- Features general storage and USB tunnel
- Installs iOS apps from .ipa packages
- Exports data in the app sandboxes
Working with Windows, macOS, and Linux, Double Commander is cross platform and open source and works with two panels side by side. You can read more about it at Use a Dual-Panel File Manager for Better Productivity.
- Includes Unicode support
- Works operations in the background
- Features multi-rename tool, tabbed interface, and custom columns
- Includes internal text editor with syntax highlighting
- Supports files in hex, binary, or text format with built-in file viewer
- Handles archives like subdirectories
- Executes full text searches using extended search function
- Starts external programs or internal menu commands with configurable button bar
- Includes plug-in support for Total Commander
ASUS File Manager
With ASUS File Manager for Android, you’ll be able to work with all your files whether they’re stored in your Android’s memory, a microSD card, a local area network, or cloud storage accounts. By default, you can copy, move, rename, delete, or share files with any of your storage systems.
- Includes a light file explorer
- Features access for files in LAN and SMB
- Has more storage options via cloud storage services
- Includes multimedia streamlining
- Packages files to save disk space.
- Browses files easily
- Includes disk tools
OpenExplorer – This Android file explorer is open source and includes many features to aid you in managing files. It has support for USB drives, can connect to network protocols, and also allows you to edit text files with the text editor.
- Works with USB, SD, and other external media
- Connects to networks via FTP, SFTP, SMB/Samba/Windows/Lan/WiFi, etc.
- Integrates with cloud services including Dropbox, Box, and Drive
- Includes ag text editor
- Scans for different media types to organize in smart folders
- Includes Pager directory navigation
- Reads/Writes to system folders with superuser/root
- Shows where biggest files are with disk space heat map
- Extracts files from most common archives
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