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Sinks to new lows

about ES File Explorer · ·

This app used to be the best. But some time ago it started to go downhill. First it got bloated with functions and sideapps. Then internal ads for those sideapps got pushed onto the user. Then it started to use notifications for ads. And it got progressively worse and worse. I stayed with it, didn't wanna go through the hassle of learning another app.
Today when I opened up the app, it started to play a video. For a second I thought I must've exited it when playing a vid but after a second I realized that this is an ad. That's right. This file explorer app starts up and immediately plays advertising videos. And that's the last straw for me. I will nuke it and I will never get any app from this company again. Horrible.


Adware everywhere

about ES File Explorer · ·

• Used to be best file explorer for android until The app was bought by another company and bundled with adwares.


A must have!!

about ES File Explorer · ·

ES file explore is a must have for every body that enjoys there devices. ES file Ex is the only way that i have found to move files "torrents" to my SD card on my Android tablet, make short cuts on my home screen, ES file Ex even has a clean option, access your cloud, I am sure there is more, that I missed.


Weird-looking, but functional

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about ES File Explorer · Nov 2011 ·

I'm not in love with ES File Explorer's interface, but it works very well as a general-purpose file manager. I use it mainly because it can write to the root file system of your Android device (as long as your device is already rooted). To be able to do this, you have to enable the root explorer option in ES File Explorer's settings.

Oh yeah, and Lifehacker recommended it.


German version also available

Comment by em4020
about ES File Explorer · Jun 2011 ·

German version also available, see (1).

A small drawback is, that the ES File Explorer claims the battery quite strong.