Download Files Explorer - Best Software & Apps

  • Teracopy

    alpha 5 3.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Copy and move files faster and more easily

    7
    1035 votes
    • PROS: Much faster than the Windows standard method, Embedded in Windows Explorer, Support for drag and drop
    • CONS: Not so intuitive interface
  • SuperCopier 4

    1.2.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Copy or move files and folders in Windows much faster

    8
    1745 votes
    • PROS: Seamlessly integrated with Windows Explorer, Much faster than standard Windows copying utility, Allows you to create copy lists and pause copying process, Complete settings menu
    • CONS: Not a very nice interface. Luckily you can customize it!
  • Unlocker

    (64 bits) 1.9.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Move or delete locked files

    7
    332 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Embedded with Windows Explorer, Delete or move stubborn files
    • CONS: No configuration settings or extra options
  • Unlocker

    1.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unlock files Windows won't let you delete

    8
    2741 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Does what it says on the tin, Embedded in Windows Explorer
    • CONS: No extra options
  • 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
  • iExplorer

    3.2.5.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Manage your iPhone as if it were a hard drive

    6
    159 votes
    • PROS: Manages your iPhone as if it were a flash memory drive, Functions as Windows Explorer, Attractive layout, Simply drag files
    • CONS: Access to contacts and SMS only with jailbreak terminals
  • 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
  • ACCDB MDB Explorer

    2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    ACCDB Explorer is a tool to view ACCDB and MDB files without an Access license.

    7
    5 votes
    • 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
    • Oxelon Media Converter

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Simple, fast media converter with support for lots of formats

      7
      104 votes
      • PROS: Incredibly fast!, Can convert multiple files simultaneously, Perfectly embedded in Windows Explorer, Supports loads of media formats, Supports drag and drop
      • CONS: You need to install extra plug-ins separately, Opens up the developer website upon exit (can be disabled)
    • X-plore

      3.71.03

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android
      Symbian
      Pocket PC
      Windows Mobile

      A Trial version program for Android‚ by Lonelycatgames

      8
      1 vote
      • File Manager

        2.0.0.333-161109

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Java

        Quick and Simple Software to Manage Personal Files

        5
        1 vote
        • PROS: ASUS is a very respected software provider, File Explorer File Manager can work with LAN data
        • CONS: Some claim that recent updates have affected levels of functionality, Older operating systems are not supported by this application
      • iPad File Explorer

        1.2.4

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Manage your iPhone and iPad folders and files

        6
        19 votes
        • Mozilla Archive Format

          for Firefox 1.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          View old Internet Explorer MHT files in Firefox

          7
          2 votes
          • PROS: Opens old Internet Explorer web pages, Saves in MHT format
          • CONS: Doesn't work with other file types
        • ThumbView

          Lite 1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Preview more image files in Windows XP explorer

          8
          5 votes
          • Q-Dir Portable

            5.41

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Free, portable multi-pane file explorer for Windows

            8
            20 votes
            • PROS: Multi-pane interface makes file management easier, Several layouts to choose from, Color code for files, No installation required
            • CONS: No extra tools like you find in other Explorer alternatives
          • PhoneBrowse

            3.1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Browse and manage files on iOS devices from your PC

            8
            28 votes
            • PROS: Nice, simple interface, Manage iPhone, iPad or iPod files from your PC, Works just like Windows Explorer
            • CONS: A little complicated to learn how to use initially
          • BearShare Manager

            1.4.0.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Free Download and File Manager Software

            7
            4 votes
            • PROS: Files are organised into categories, Better than Windows File Explorer
            • CONS: Windows 8 and 10 unsupported, Not very regularly updated
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