Download File Management - Best Software & Apps

  • 7-Zip

    18.01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    GPU archiver with high compression ratio

    8
    2198 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with main archive formats, Good choice of update modes, Split archives to specific sizes, Compress to 5 different archive formats
    • CONS: No virus scan, No file repair tool, Can’t set file encryption level
  • TeamViewer 8

    Beta 8.0.15959.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The most recent beta test of TeamViewer

    7
    317 votes
    • PROS: Remote control file transfer, Shared use of groups, Integration with Outlook, Simplified remote printing, New management console
    • CONS: Less stable than normal, Variable image quality
  • Teracopy

    alpha 5 3.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Copy and move files faster and more easily

    7
    1040 votes
    • PROS: Much faster than the Windows standard method, Embedded in Windows Explorer, Support for drag and drop
    • CONS: Not so intuitive interface
  • Everything

    1.2.1.371

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful local search tool with remote access to indexed contents

    8
    292 votes
    • PROS: Incredibly fast when indexing and searching, Very light on resources
    • CONS: You can't filter contents to be indexed, There are no security measures to enter the HTTP server
  • Balabolka

    2.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent free text-to-speech app

    7
    747 votes
    • PROS: Excellent configuration options, Timer, File management tools, Supports a large range of file formats
    • CONS: Text-to-speech quality can vary
  • iFunBox

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free file manager for iPhone and iPod Touch

    6
    1345 votes
    • PROS: No installation required, Easy access to iPhone's contents, Support for drag-and-drop
    • CONS: Some functions require a jail-broken iPhone
  • PeaZip

    6.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

    9
    642 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
  • iPhoneBrowser

    1.93

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Use your iPhone or iPod Touch as an external hard drive

    6
    185 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Automatically launches when iPhone is plugged in, Lots of options for handling files
    • CONS: Might not always launch when iPhone is connected
  • ES File Explorer

    (File Manager) 4.0.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Manage and access your files

    7
    144 votes
    • PROS: Lot of options, Deep customization, Organize your device internally
    • CONS: May be complicated for novice users
  • ZArchiver

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free utilities & tools app for Android, by ZDevs

    9
    23 votes
    • EaseUS Partition Master Free

      11.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Excellent everyday partition management

      7
      691 votes
      • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Useful help file included, Erase, copy, explore and partition discs
      • CONS: Careless use can damage your computer
    • 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
    • MiniTool Partition Wizard

      10.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free partition management program for Windows

      7
      299 votes
      • PROS: Offers more information in one place than Microsoft does , Arranges your changes in the correct order automatically
      • CONS: Doesn't support the management of dynamic disks , New users may accidentally destroy their data
    • Bluetooth File Transfer

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Java

      Share files with other Bluetooth devices

      7
      150 votes
      • PROS: Very simple to use, Useful file management tools, Transfer multiple files simultaneously
      • CONS: Ugly interface
    • Beyond Compare

      4.2.4

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      A Free File Management and Comparison Tool

      6
      112 votes
      • PROS: Easy to understand the comparisons, Compatible with most file types
      • CONS: Interface takes time to get used to, Free version has a limited trial license, you need to purchase the product key later on
    • WinRAR Remover

      1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free password recovery software for WinRAR programs

      5
      102 votes
      • PROS: This software application will not require the user to pay for a download., A small file size is ideal for older operating systems with limited memory.
      • CONS: WinRAR Remover can only work with the Windows 95 operating system., It is currently only available in English.
    • BitTorrent Sync

      2.0.28

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Android
      Mac
      Windows Phone

      Quickly share and synchronize files on all your devices

      7
      14 votes
      • PROS: Quick and easy P2P file-sharing, High speed file transfer, Unlimited storage and sharing, Excellent usability and QR management, 256-Bit data encryption
      • CONS: Documentation could be improved, Menu options a bit scarce
    • 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
    • iSumsoft RAR Password Refixer

      2.0.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Unlock password protected RAR/WinRAR archive file.

      8
      23 votes
      • MoboPlay For PC

        3.0.6.355

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android

        A Free Phone Manager, With An App Downloader, Manager And Installer Platform

        9
        630 votes
        • PROS: Back up your data and synchronize your data between your devices, Give yourself a single platform to learn, and use it on all your devices, It's free
        • CONS: If somebody steals your phone, they may have easier access to your phone activity, It is a little superfluous if you are already accustomed to the way your Smartphone works
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