Download File Explorer - Best Software & Apps

  • KMPlayer

    4.2.2.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Excellent free multi-format media player

    8
    17184 votes
    • PROS: Highly customizable, Light on resources, Supports many audio and video formats
    • CONS: None so far
  • Total PDF Converter

    2.1.189

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert PDFs to more than fifteen formats

    6
    187 votes
    • PROS: Handy conversion wizard, Support for batch conversion, Nice file explorer
    • CONS: Interface a little old-fashioned
  • PeaZip

    6.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

    9
    641 votes
    • PROS: Support for many formats, Perfect integration with Windows Explorer, Very comfortable to use, Very good advanced features
    • CONS: Doesn't support creation of RAR files
  • Windows File Explorer

    Beta 0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Alternative To The Functions And Settings You Have On Windows Now

    7
    89 votes
    • PROS: The preview function on the bottom left is far bigger than standard Windows preview, It is tiny change but it may allow you to streamline your sorting and filing process, The search function may be improved (which is amazing for Windows 10)
    • CONS: Getting it to work on some Windows 10 devices is tricky, Some of the functions are not part of Windows 7 and Windows 10, Such a minor change may be unimportant to some people
  • iFunBox

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free file manager for iPhone and iPod Touch

    6
    1333 votes
    • PROS: No installation required, Easy access to iPhone's contents, Support for drag-and-drop
    • CONS: Some functions require a jail-broken iPhone
  • ZArchiver

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free utilities & tools app for Android, by ZDevs

    9
    19 votes
    • ES File Explorer

      (File Manager) 4.0.4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Manage and access your files

      7
      138 votes
      • PROS: Lot of options, Deep customization, Organize your device internally
      • CONS: May be complicated for novice users
    • Q-Dir

      5.41

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free multi-pane file explorer for Windows

      9
      137 votes
      • PROS: Multi-pane interface makes file management easier, Several layouts to choose from, Color code for files
      • CONS: No extra tools like you find in other Explorer alternatives
    • HexEditor

      6.31.00.5980

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      A Binary File Editing Tool That Gets Things Done

      5
      66 votes
      • PROS: Can edit files of different sizes, Has a built-in explorer
      • CONS: Full license not available for free, May not be for editing mavens
    • Total Commander

      7.56a

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Windows Mobile
      Pocket PC

      Based on Windows Explorer but with more functionality

      9
      532 votes
      • PROS: Highly customizable, Includes nice extra tools
      • CONS: Not user friendly for beginners, Quite plain interface
    • IZArc

      4.1.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      iPhone

      A complete archive utility

      9
      1600 votes
      • PROS: Support for many formats, Easy to use, Perfect integration with Windows Explorer, Extra utilities
      • CONS: Not very high compression rates
    • Android SkyDrive Explorer

      2.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free app for Android

      8
      29 votes
      • iPhone Explorer

        2.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Browse and change your iOS device file tree

        5
        284 votes
        • PROS: Browse the file tree of iOS
        • CONS: Unstable, Difficult to manage files, Potentially dangerous
      • Root Explorer

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Android

        Useful Software for File Management

        8
        32 votes
        • PROS: Easy to add and remove accounts, Packed with useful features
        • CONS: Cannot create shortcuts in the home screen, No free trial available
      • CubicExplorer

        0.95

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        File explorer using tabbed windows

        7
        25 votes
        • ES File Explorer/Manager PRO

          pro

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Android

          A Full Version program for Android‚ by ES Global

          10
          2 votes
          • Super File Manager (Explorer)

            2.0.0.1058

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            A free program for android

            -
            No votes yet
            • WipeFile

              2.3

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Erase files and folders permanently

              8
              23 votes
              • PROS: Powerful yet easy to use, Embedded with Windows Explorer, File filters for folder wiping, 14 wiping methods available
              • CONS: No documentation in English
            • Attribute Changer

              7.10b

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Change file or folder attributes easily

              7
              42 votes
              • PROS: Easy to use, Perfect integration with Explorer
              • CONS: No settings
            • Dolphin

              4.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Nintendo Gamecube and Wii emulator

              5
              33 votes
              Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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              16.2.06418.6Windows
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              37.56a5328.5Windows, Android, Windows Mobile, Pocket PC
              44.2.2.7171848Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
              53.013335.7Windows