If you are a smartphone user then you must have a file manager or file explorer application to manage your files or folders or data of your phone’s internal memory or sd card. Some phone come with inbuilt file manager app but some phones have not pre-installed file manager, or even you have a pre-installed file manager then those have limited functionalities. So to meet all your needs you have to download third-party apps. But most of those are something like bloatwares- full of ads, app-recomendations, and even download apps automatically when you have data connection. So if you want a functional and ads free app then go try one of these:
If you want a fast, lite and bloatware free file manager then this may be a right app for you, it does not contains irritating ads[you may donate the team with in-app-purchase option], it is from some indian developers. It is open source, lite and smoothly designed. You ca do the basic tasks like copy-paste-move etc. with some advanced options like SMB file sharing, root exploring, FTP etc. It has a built-in app manager and zip file archiver. It works on multiple tabs at sane time. Its free to download and light-weight.
It is a new file manager with simple but effective features- from general file management to cloud storage management. You can browse image video or audio directly from dedicated folders. And it displays no ads. But it is less popular than others, and if you have to do more complex works then you may have to compromise with ads or you have to buy the paid version of apps. Let us have a look on them.
File Manager by ASUS is actually really good. It’s compatible with most devices, even non-ASUS ones. You’ll also get clean, simple interface with SMB support, cloud storage support, support for various types of files, archiving support, and more. It’s entirely free with no in-app purchases and provides a great experience for a simple file browser.
You can hide your confidentiial files in the hidden cabinet with password. It can access LAN. But you haven’t the option of root access in this app, but overall the app is a good one. There are also some ads.
File Manager by Mobile clean system lab may be a good choice for you though it contains some ads. Manage your files (file explorer) like you do on your desktop or laptop using Multiple Select, Cut/Copy/Paste, Move, Create, Delete, Rename, Search, Share, Send, Hide, Create Shortcut, and Bookmark;
* Application Manager – categorize, uninstall, backup, and create shortcuts to your apps
* 3 sets of commercial icons for 80+ different file types, toolbar and menu items
* Multiple resolutions support
* Support 19 languages
* List and grid view for file explorer
* Compress and decompress support
* Search and share files
* Multiple selection and various sorting support
* Thumbnail for photo, video and apk files
* Support file shortcut on Home screen for easily access
* Basic features like cut, copy, delete, compress, extract etc. easily accessible
– Work on multiple tabs at same time
– SMB(windows) file sharing
– Multiple themes with cool icons
– Navigation drawer for quick navigation
– App Manager to open, backup, or directly uninstall any app
– Quickly access history, access bookmarks or search for any file
– Root explorer for advanced users etc.
This file manager app is developed by Cheetah Mobile, though it contains ads but have a lot of features.
☆ Fully featured:Cut, copy, paste, delete, compress, decompress, search and more. ☆ Cloud support:Switch between local and cloud files – supports Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, SkyDrive and more. ☆ Wi-Fi File transfer:Use your PC to wirelessly edit your mobile files using FTP. ☆ Super convenient:View files by type (image, audio, video, recent, download etc.), use a widget to access folders in one tap from the homescreen. ☆ Multiple protocols: Supports file transfers using FTP, FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV and LAN/SMB, stream media from LAN/SMB/FTP/WebDAV/Cloud without downloading.
Free, Safe, Simple, Manage your files efficiently and easily with ES File Explorer (File Manager)!
ES File Explorer (File Manager) is a full-featured file (Images, Music, Movies, Documents, app) manager for both local and networked use! With over 500 million users worldwide, ES File Explorer (File Manager) helps manage your android phone and files efficiently and effectively and share files without data cost. Previously it was a very good file manager for mobiles, but it now getting worst day-by-day because of its too many ads and app referals.