When it comes to manipulating files, the Android operating system is on top. Helped by File Explorer / Manager applications, users can transform their Android devices into Flash memories on which they can store whatever they want.
In this article we are going to present you with the top 10 “File Explorer” applications for the Android operating system.
1. File Expert (free)
With a very simple interface, File Expert can connect to cloud storage services and can access FTP servers. It also provides Bluetooth connectivity.
File Expert is free, but for root access you have to purchase the Pro version.
2. Root Explorer
One of the most popular file managers for Android. Root Explorer offers direct access to system files, which is a useful feature for every rooted smartphone. You can purchase this application from Google Play.
3. Android Commander (free)
This is an Android application that also comes with an application for your computer. Android Commander offers all the tools you need to explore and manipulate the files on your Android smartphone or tablet. You can even install applications directly from your computer.
Initially part of the MIUI ROM package, but now MIUI File Explorer is available separately, offering light file manager features.
5. ES File Explorer (free)
With an easy to use interface, ES File Explorer offers many featuers, including root access and task manager. Files can be accessed through LAN, FTP, Bluetooth, but also from the internet, from some cloud services like Dropbox, SugarSync and Box.net.
6. File Manager ES (free)
With File Manager ES< the user can open many panels from a single screen, and the files can be moved between different directories through drag & drop. The application also offers root access.
7. Total Commander (free)
Besides moving files in groups, Total Commander also offers two features that are not available in other File Managers: text editing and support for ZIP and RAR archives.
With complex features and easy to navigate interface, FileSlick offers great features to tech savvy users: modifying root permissions or even Server Message Block. Unfortunately the complete functionality is only available on rooted devices.
Besides complex File Explorer functionality, Super Manager also includes Task Manager options, APK Manager and Backup & Restore. The application allows users to extract APK from installed apps, along with many other features for advanced users.
The first File Explorer application to offer simultaneous access to two panels for moving files quickly, Ghost Commander now also includes the possibility of viewing thumbnails and it also offers an integrated text editor.