Download Free File Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • Xender

    4.4.2.Prime

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Share any file between your phone and PC for free

    8
    9122 votes
    • PROS: Quickly and safely transfer, Easy to use, No size or format restrictions, It does not consume your data
    • CONS: Sometimes the app is restarts
  • ES File Explorer

    (File Manager) 4.0.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Manage and access your files

    8
    540 votes
    • PROS: Lot of options, Deep customization, Organize your device internally
    • CONS: May be complicated for novice users
  • Zapya - File Transfer, Sharing

    5.7.7 (US)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Share files easily with Zapya

    8
    683 votes
    • PROS: Simple user interface, Unlimited file transfer, User groups, Integral media player
    • CONS: User groups limited
  • Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Burn your Windows 7 ISO file to DVD or a USB pendrive

    8
    894 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, No tech skills required, Creates a self-executable DVD or USB pendrive
    • CONS: No customization allowed
  • File Manager

    3.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    A free file manager for the modern world

    7
    53 votes
    • PROS: Familiar and easy to use, Works with cloud storage, Network sharing, Preview and stream remote files
    • CONS: Some bugs
  • SHARE.it

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Cross-platform file-sharing software for smartphones and PCs

    8
    671 votes
    • PROS: There are no data limitations when using SHARE.it., Information can be sent and received between disparate operating systems.
    • CONS: There is very little contact information provided on the primary website., The performance of older operating systems may be adversely affected after installation.
  • File Repair

    2.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    No more corrupt files

    4
    444 votes
    • PROS: Repairs a variety of different file types, Fixes files that can't be opened, Scans corrupted file and extracts recovered data into a new file
    • CONS: Interface is less than pleasing
  • jDownloader

    2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Download quicker and more easily from file hosting services

    8
    6029 votes
    • PROS: Supports multiple downloads, Makes your downloads faster, Manages the accounts of various hosts, Re-assigns a new IP when needed
    • CONS: Doesn't always restore interrupted downloads
  • Bluetooth File Transfer

    5.62

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Java
    BlackBerry

    Share files with other Bluetooth devices

    7
    191 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Useful file management tools, Transfer multiple files simultaneously
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • Q-Dir

    7.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multi-pane file explorer for Windows

    9
    153 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
  • 4shared

    4.0.14.27378

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Web Apps
    Windows Phone

    A desktop app for online file storage and sharing

    7
    2354 votes
    • PROS: Very stable downloads, File tree oraganization, Resume interrupted uploads
    • CONS: Needlessly complicated, Old fashioned interface
  • 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
    120 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
  • CM Transfer - Share files

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Professional and effective file transfer application for smartphones

    7
    42 votes
    • PROS: One of the fastest and most versatile file transfer applications in existence, It is able to handle multiple different formats without any trouble
    • CONS: A strong Internet connection is required to send files fast, It may not be compatible with older mobile phone operating systems
  • KGB Archiver

    2.0.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free file compression tool for personal computers

    7
    294 votes
    • PROS: This software package is free to download., There are a number of different compression options available.
    • CONS: The last update occurred as far back as 2009., This system will require a substantial amount of RAM space.
  • RAR File Open Knife

    7.00

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Super-fast application for RAR files

    8
    212 votes
    • PROS: Unpacks files very quickly, Simple to use
    • CONS: Lacking options, Not attractive
  • File Transfer

    2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Easy way to send files from PC across networks

    6
    37 votes
    • PROS: Great if devices are connected to the same network, Easy to use, Suitable for large file transfers
    • CONS: Requires devices to be on same network
  • FreeArc

    0.666

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open-source file compression software for personal computers

    7
    120 votes
    • PROS: This is open-source software and no type of payment is required., It is one of the fastest file compressors on the market today.
    • CONS: As the last update was in 2010, this software is quite dated., It may have trouble dealing with newer types of files.
  • Binary Viewer

    3.0.12.917

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    View Any File on Your Computer Irrespective of Its Format

    6
    30 votes
    • PROS: Lightweight application, Ideal for experienced software professionals
    • CONS: No option to edit binary code, Not for the novices
  • RS File Repair

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Repair Long-Lost Picture Memories

    3
    89 votes
    • PROS: Careful and effective, Easy to use, Lossless recovery
    • CONS: Doesn't support GIF/BMP
  • Moto File Manager

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Easily manage the files on your Android device

    9
    19 votes
    • PROS: Great free program with tons of features for the price
    • CONS: Tools include encryption and compression functions giving you greater security for files on your phone
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
15.7.7 (US)6838.5Android, Windows, iPhone
24.4.2.Prime91228.1Android, Windows Phone, iPhone
31.08947.6Windows
42.160297.6Windows, Mac
54.0.14.2737823547Windows, Android, Web Apps, Windows Phone
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