File Explorer Apps

You’ve downloaded multiple folders filled with pages upon pages of files for work. Windows Explorer or Finder just aren’t cutting it to properly navigate these labyrinthine folders. That’s where these file explorer apps come in. From apps offering tabbed folder browsing to integrated side-by-side viewing to support for bookmarks, the software here is sure to meet your needs.

  1. Double Commander is a cross-platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and features some new ideas.
  2. Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in Finder (it is not available in current version due to problems with maintaibility). Supports FTP, SCP and other protocols. Highly configurable.


  3. Directory Opus provides a complete replacement for Explorer with far more power and functionality than any other file manager available today.
  4. File Explorer (Windows 10), previously known as Windows Explorer, is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft Windows operating system from Windows 95 onwards. It is sometimes referred to as the Windows shell, explorer.
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  5. Features: -Easily themable with customization option which lets you select any color you like. -Unlimited Tabbed browsing and Dual panel in landscape mode and Drag and Drop between panels also -supported. -Easily create Tasks to multitask Copy, Move, ... operations.
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  6. Free dual-pane file manager for Windows featuring tabs, columns, themes, long filename support, image converter, regex renaming and many other unique features.
  7. Meet Files, an enthusiast take on what Windows File Explorer explorer should be. Files is the modern file manager you always wanted. It's packed with features such as fluent design, tabs, layout modes, and much more.
  8. ES File Explorer is a free, featured all-in-one file manager, application manager, task killer, webDAV client & FTP client for your Android phone.

    Warning

    The app was bought by another company and bundled with adwares.

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  9. MyPhoneExplorer is a proprietary freeware desktop application allowing management of Android mobile phones.
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows. Available on Windows XP and above, it features the same familiar interface as Windows Explorer, while introducing several enhancements and improvements for a much richer file browsing experience.

    Discontinued

    Last version 1.3.5 is from 2013.

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  10. i-FunBox, or iFunbox, is a tool to transfer, manage, browse and explore files on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch via USB. It download apps to iPhone and iPad, edit app sandboxes and add, remove or replace files. It can convert extracted binary .
  11. ZArchiver - program to manage archives in android. The program has a simple and functional interface. It lets you create 7z (7zip), zip, bzip2 (bz2), gzip (gz), XZ, tar archives, decompress 7z (7zip), zip, rar, bzip2, gzip, XZ, iso, tar, arj.
  12. Files by Google is a file management app that helps you: - Free up space with cleaning recommendations - Find files faster with search and simple browsing - Share files offline with others, fast and without data - Back up files to the cloud to save you space on...
    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    The file solution FE File Explorer is a powerful file manager app on macOS, iOS, Android and tvOS. It can access files not only on local storage, but also on your computer, NAS and cloud storages. Transfer files from any location to any location.
  13. File manager / explorer with full access to files on SD card, external SD card, cloud services, SMB, FTP, WebDAV, HTTP, NAS, USB OTG and system internal flash if working on a rooted phone.