Download File Utilities - Best Software & Apps

  • Xender

    3.3.1025

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Share any file between your phone and PC for free

    7
    120 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
  • Disk Drill Windows Data Recovery

    2.0.0.323

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A file restorer that's more than competent

    8
    108 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, High success rate, Two kinds of scanning
    • CONS: Somewhat slow and not that original
  • Zapya - File Transfer, Sharing

    4.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Share files easily with Zapya

    6
    19 votes
    • PROS: Simple user interface, Unlimited file transfer, User groups, Integral media player
    • CONS: User groups limited
  • 7-Zip

    18.01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    GPU archiver with high compression ratio

    7
    392 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
  • 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

    7
    171 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

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Familiar and easy to use, Works with cloud storage, Network sharing, Preview and stream remote files
    • CONS: Some bugs
  • CM Transfer - Share files

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Professional and effective file transfer application for smartphones

    5
    8 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
  • SHARE.it

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Cross-platform file-sharing software for smartphones and PCs

    6
    10 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

    5
    352 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
  • File Download ActiveX

    3.01

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An Efficient And Fast File Downloader

    6
    133 votes
    • PROS: It gives people another option when downloading, This may be the only option when it comes to downloading from some websites, The design is light and efficient,
    • CONS: Most people shouldn't need this downloader, Some online versions have been linked with OpenCandy malware, It may allow you to download from copyright restricted websites,
  • 4shared

    4.0.14.27378

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    A desktop app for online file storage and sharing

    7
    957 votes
    • PROS: Very stable downloads, File tree oraganization, Resume interrupted uploads
    • CONS: Needlessly complicated, Old fashioned interface
  • Fileget - Browser & Private File Manager

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    A free utilities & tools app for iPhone, by Oleg Morozov

    -
    No votes yet
    • jDownloader

      2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Download quicker and more easily from file hosting services

      7
      656 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
    • PeaZip

      6.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

      8
      220 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
    • AnyTrans

      4.6.0

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      iOS file transfers made easy

      6
      70 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Clean interface, Fast transfers, Cross platform
      • CONS: Requires disconnecting devices from iCloud
    • RAR

      (WinRAR for Mac) 5.10

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Simple file compressor

      4
      159 votes
      • PROS: Seamless compression resulting in low file sizes, Huge array of options and settings, Intuitive Quick-Start feature
      • CONS: No GUI - command line only, Requires purchasing a license
    • Windows File Explorer

      Beta 0.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

      6
      94 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
      657 votes
      • PROS: No installation required, Easy access to iPhone's contents, Support for drag-and-drop
      • CONS: Some functions require a jail-broken iPhone
    • HyperCam

      2.28.01

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Record video of your entire screen and save it to a file

      6
      1776 votes
      • PROS: Records video of screen activity, Edit the area of capture, Add mouse click flashed
      • CONS: Sound recording doesn't work, Default installation is poor
    • KGB Archiver

      2.0.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free file compression tool for personal computers

      6
      147 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.
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    12.16566.9Windows, Mac
    24.0.14.273789576.9Windows, Android, Windows Phone, Web Apps
    318.013926.8Windows
    43.06576Windows
    52.28.0117765.8Windows