Download Files Explorer - Best Software & Apps

  • Teracopy

    3.26

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Copy and move files faster and more easily

    7
    1046 votes
    • PROS: Much faster than the Windows standard method, Embedded in Windows Explorer, Support for drag and drop
    • CONS: Not so intuitive interface
  • Unlocker

    1.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Move or delete locked files

    8
    362 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Embedded with Windows Explorer, Delete or move stubborn files
    • CONS: No configuration settings or extra options
  • SuperCopier 4

    1.2.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Copy or move files and folders in Windows much faster

    8
    1795 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

    1.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unlock files Windows won't let you delete

    8
    2795 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Does what it says on the tin, Embedded in Windows Explorer
    • CONS: No extra options
  • ES File Explorer

    (File Manager) 4.0.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Manage and access your files

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

    6.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compress and decompress files quickly and easily

    9
    644 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
  • Q-Dir

    7.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multi-pane file explorer for Windows

    9
    144 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
  • iExplorer

    4.2.2

    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
  • HexEditor

    6.31.00.5980

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A Binary File Editing Tool That Gets Things Done

    5
    68 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

    View MDB and ACCDB Files Without Access License

    7
    5 votes
    • PROS: Clear app and menu structure, User-friendly interface, Effortless data exporting, Supports various databases
    • CONS: Some refining needed with bigger databases, No free version available, 64-bit processor mandatory, ACCDB file conversion isn’t seamless
  • WipeFile

    2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Erase files and folders permanently

    8
    24 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
  • Q-Dir Portable

    5.41

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free, portable multi-pane file explorer for Windows

    8
    21 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
  • X-plore

    1.52

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Pocket PC
    Android
    Symbian
    Windows Mobile

    A better way to handle files on your Pocket PC

    7
    14 votes
    • PROS: Customizable file viewer, Lots of file management features, Audio, image and video preview, Document viewing capabilities, Task and process explorer
    • CONS: Runs a little slowly
  • Oxelon Media Converter

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple, fast media converter with support for lots of formats

    7
    105 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)
  • 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
  • BearShare Manager

    1.4.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Download and File Manager Software

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

    Lite 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Preview more image files in Windows XP explorer

    8
    6 votes
    • 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
    • Explorer++

      1.3.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An innovative alternative to Windows Explorer

      8
      27 votes
      • PROS: Allows folder navigation with tabs, Allows virtual folder browsing, Splitting and merging of files possible
      • CONS: Doesn't go far enough in changing Windows Explorer
    • The Ultimate File Explorer

      1.00

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Java

      Get control of files on your phone with this Windows-like file manager

      7
      44 votes
      • PROS: JAVA based, Copy, delete and send files, Easy to use
      • CONS: Requires permissions
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