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Droid Explorer Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Droid Explorer for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is AirDroid, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Droid Explorer and 17 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Droid Explorer are MyPhoneExplorer, FenrirFS, Samsung SideSync and WinBrowser.

Droid Explorer alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be File Archivers or Phone Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Droid Explorer.
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  1. AirDroid icon

    AirDroid

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    69 alternatives to AirDroid 

    AirDroid is an intelligent device management platform for remote control, files transfer, managing documents, receiving and sending text, receiving notifications, and even screen mirroring on the computer.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use AirDroid to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    2.  AirPlay SupportAirDroid can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within AirDroid using IFTTT.
    5.  Unattended AccessAirDroid can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    File transfer & management
    Remote control
  2. MyPhoneExplorer icon

    MyPhoneExplorer

    • Windows
    • Android
    35 alternatives to MyPhoneExplorer 

    MyPhoneExplorer is a proprietary freeware desktop application allowing management of Android mobile phones.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    Organizer - Calendar
    Memory Status


  3. FenrirFS icon

    FenrirFS

    102 alternatives to FenrirFS 

    FenrirFS is a file management software where you can easily view everything in 3 different modes and manage any kind of file using labels. This software is full of original functions, such as being able to preview files without opening them, and being able synchronize folders...

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  4. Samsung SideSync icon

    Samsung SideSync

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    31 alternatives to Samsung SideSync 

    SideSync is a new PC-Mobile solution that enables screens, windows, and data to be shared easily. Share between a PC and a Galaxy smartphone, or between a Galaxy Tab and Galaxy smartphone.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Discontinued

    It's no longer available on Play Store and Samsung has moved on and created new app named Samsung Flow. Though SideSync is still available to download for PC.

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  5. WinBrowser icon

    WinBrowser

    118 alternatives to WinBrowser 

    WinBrowser features a multi-column interface as used on the Macintosh resulting in the most elegant file manager available for Windows today.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.2, released in 2013 or before, can be still downloaded from the official website. The software is supposed to be a paid software but there's an “Available soon” message on the purchase page since April 2019, so it's currently free.

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  6. Wondershare MobileGo icon

    Wondershare MobileGo

    • Windows
    53 alternatives to Wondershare MobileGo 

    MobileGo is your one stop solution that lets you manage your entire mobile lifestyle in one convenient place.

    Warning

    Some users reported the program contains malwares and can break your system.

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  7. Sunrise Commander icon

    Sunrise Commander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • GNU Emacs
    102 alternatives to Sunrise Commander 

    The Sunrise Commander is a richly featured double-pane file manager for the Emacs editor that combines the power of dired and the convenience of orthodox file managers (Midnight Commander, Far, etc).

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    Basic view with command line -- graphics mode
  8. QtADB icon

    QtADB

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    5 alternatives to QtADB 

    Your android manager.

    Features:

    File manager, App manager, Sms manager, Shell, Screenshot, Fastboot, Recovery, Reboot, Settings, Logcat, Automatically detects phone (device, fastboot and recovery mode).

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    1.  PortableQtADB can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.8.1, released on April 15, 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  9. Android Commander icon

    Android Commander

    43 alternatives to Android Commander 

    Android Commander is a small, very fast and intuitive application for Windows. You can easily manage files and apps on your rooted android device via ADB without typing any command and mounting a SD card.

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    Discontinued

    The official website androidcommander.com is no longer available. The post on xda-developers.com forum is no longer updated since July 2012. Last version of the program, 0.7.9.11, released on July 2012, can be still downloaded from latest Twitter and Facebook official posts (copy.com links) or from the original mirror link (https://www.facebook.com/androidcommander/posts/10151031241149594)

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    mikhoul

    Some minor bugs but so far the only one that work for me.

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  10. MOBILedit! icon

    MOBILedit!

    • Windows
    7 alternatives to MOBILedit! 

    MOBILedit! - Revolutionary open system for mobile phones. Software that brings the ability to control the phone from your PC. After connecting the phone via cable, IrDA or Bluetooth, view the contents of the phone on the PC, do full-text searches, dial numbers, send SMS or MMS...

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