If you are using stock Android or a Nexus device, you would know that a File Manager app is missing from the OS. While other Android devices or ROM’s come with a File Manager installed, Google’s Android build does not come with one. File Managers apps are among the most important apps on your device. With them, you can browse your files, find your downloads, manage your storage space, move things around and a lot more. Here are the best File Explorer Apps, File Browser Apps, and File Manager Apps for Android.
1. Amaze File Manager
Amaze File Manager is newer app comparatively and it’s good. It focuses on as lighter experience for those who just to do some light browsing and it’s open source. It features a built-in app manager to uninstall apps, root explorer, SMB file sharing, material design and much more. It’s free to download and optional in-app purchase.
2. ES File Explorer PRO
ES File Explorer is an old favorite, providing a wealth of file management features and useful extras. The premium version, ES File Explorer PRO, cuts out the bloat while keeping the best of ES File Explorer. ES covers all your basic File Manager need with a home screen that provides quick access to stored media and documents as well as a more familiar file explorer view for basic tasks like copy, paste, delete and move. It also supports for FTP, WiFi SMB, and WebDAV.
3. File Manager HD
File Manager HD has been available for Android for quite some time now and some manufacturers even pre-install the app on their smartphones. The app categorizes your files based on various file types like videos, images, audio, and documents. It supports various cloud storage services. The file manager also supports various file sharing protocols. It also features like APK file support, junk file cleaning, Root Explorer etc.
4. File Expert
File Expert is another file popular file manager which bring some unique functionalities. It auto categories files in specific folders and supports cloud storage sync through a plugin. There are some cool features like Recycle bin, safe box for private files, Super Downloader, Root Explorer and ability to favorite and compress files.
5. Astro Cloud & File Manager
Astro File manager is another popular and powerful choice for Android file management. Astro includes both local and cloud storage management features in a single package, allowing you to organize your internal storage and SD card space, while also moving files and media to and from cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, and One Drive. A side drawer features convenient shortcuts.