Download File Management - Best Software & Apps

  • 7-Zip

    18.050

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    GPU archiver with high compression ratio

    8
    2271 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
  • Teracopy

    3.26

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Copy and move files faster and more easily

    7
    1048 votes
    • PROS: Much faster than the Windows standard method, Embedded in Windows Explorer, Support for drag and drop
    • CONS: Not so intuitive interface
  • TeamViewer 8

    Beta 8.0.15959.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The most recent beta test of TeamViewer

    7
    339 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
  • ES File Explorer

    (File Manager) 4.0.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Manage and access your files

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

    1.4.1.895

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful local search tool with remote access to indexed contents

    8
    315 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
    773 votes
    • PROS: Excellent configuration options, Timer, File management tools, Supports a large range of file formats
    • CONS: Text-to-speech quality can vary
  • Q-Dir

    7.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multi-pane file explorer for Windows

    9
    145 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
  • PeaZip

    6.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

    9
    646 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
  • MiniTool Partition Wizard

    10.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free partition management program for Windows

    7
    303 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
  • EaseUS Partition Master Free

    11.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent everyday partition management

    7
    701 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Useful help file included, Erase, copy, explore and partition discs
    • CONS: Careless use can damage your computer
  • Bluetooth File Transfer

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Java
    BlackBerry

    Share files with other Bluetooth devices

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

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free file manager for iPhone and iPod Touch

    6
    1358 votes
    • PROS: No installation required, Easy access to iPhone's contents, Support for drag-and-drop
    • CONS: Some functions require a jail-broken iPhone
  • WinRAR Remover

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free password recovery software for WinRAR programs

    5
    109 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.
  • iPhoneBrowser

    1.93

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Use your iPhone or iPod Touch as an external hard drive

    6
    191 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
  • Beyond Compare

    4.2.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A Free File Management and Comparison Tool

    7
    114 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
  • ZArchiver

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Gathering All Files Into An Archive

    9
    22 votes
    • PROS: Manage archive type files., Easy to use interface., Supports most archive formats., Create encrypted archive.
    • CONS: May not be able to force open archives with password., Not all archive formats are supported, Can’t manage files from SD card, Does little file compression
  • iSumsoft RAR Password Refixer

    2.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Accessing Encrypted Archive Files

    7
    20 votes
    • PROS: Open standard archive file formats, Provides 4 password attack types, Supports RAR and WinRar formats, Acquire copies of archived files
    • CONS: Some archive file requires a specific password attack type to work, May not support other archive file formats, Cracking other’s archive files could be illegal, More features available at paid version
  • Password Lock

    11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Store and manage safely your Passwords in an encrypted file

    7
    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
      632 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
    • Tixati

      2.34

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Streamlined, effective BitTorrent client

      8
      150 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, IP filter, Supports DHT, PEX and Magnetic Link, RSS management, Good advanced options
      • CONS: None so far
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