Download Folders - Best Software & Apps

  • Connectify Hotspot

    2016.0.10.37829

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Share your internet connection with anyone!

    7
    1206 votes
    • PROS: Easy to set up, WPA2 Encryption, Automatic device detection, Manage shared folders
    • CONS: Must have a compatible wireless card
  • SuperCopier 4

    1.2.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Copy or move files and folders in Windows much faster

    8
    1593 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!
  • File Transfer

    2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Easy way to send files from PC across networks

    5
    33 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
  • Start Menu 10

    5.80

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Alternative Windows 10 & Windows 8 Start Menu

    7
    13 votes
    • PROS: Shutdown timer, Many direct accesses to folders
    • CONS: Doesn't blend that well with Windows
  • Free Hide Folder

    2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make private folders only visible to you

    6
    274 votes
    • PROS: Effectively hides folder on you PC
    • CONS: Small usability issues
  • Rainbow Folders

    2.05

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A different color for each of your folders

    7
    70 votes
    • Remo Recover Free Edition

      1.0.0.15

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Recover deleted or lost files,folders for free with Remo Recover Free Edition

      9
      28 votes
      • Long Path Eraser Free

        1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Windows tool to delete files and folders with path too long or filename too long.

        8
        43 votes
        • Secure Folder

          7.7

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Android

          Convert folders into safes for your documents

          7
          132 votes
          • WinMend Folder Hidden

            1.4.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Make important files and folders invisible on your PC

            8
            32 votes
            • PROS: Easy to use, Works with any file or folder, Password protected, Data can't be accessed from other OS or apps
            • CONS: No settings or configuration options
          • Folder Lock Pro

            1.1

            License
            try Download
            Platform
            Android

            Password-protect all formats of files and folders on your Android phone

            10
            1 vote
            • Suction

              1.3.8

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A tiny application to help tidy up your folders

              7
              26 votes
              • PROS: Drag and drop to consolidate, Remove empty folders in moments, Can be added to context menu, Lots of nice organization options
              • CONS: None so far
            • Long Path Fixer

              0.8.7

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Do stuff to files and folders with VERY Long Paths, that is, paths beyond the Windows limit of 259 characters.

              6
              30 votes
              • MadAppLauncher

                1.6.0.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Open apps and folders the easy way

                10
                8 votes
                • PROS: Quick access to apps and folders, Up to 300 customizable buttons, Lots of configuration options
                • CONS: You need to set up each app manually, Not very attractive design
              • WipeFile

                2.3

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Erase files and folders permanently

                7
                6 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
              • GetFolderSize

                2.5.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Check how much space your folders take

                -
                No votes yet
                • PROS: Easy to use, Embedded with Windows Explorer, Exports the list to TXT and CSV
                • CONS: Folder scan can take a while
              • Aerize Explorer for Windows 10

                8.1.0.528

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Get the Best Windows Phone 8.1 App prize wining file manager now for Windows 8.1. Manage files and folders with ease.

                8
                5 votes
                • BatChmod

                  1.6.2

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Modify permission properties of files and folders

                  10
                  2 votes
                  • PROS: Much easier than using Terminal to adjust permissions, Simple and lightweight GUI
                  • CONS: Few preferences
                • SyncToy

                  2.1

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Synchronize files and folders

                  5
                  2 votes
                  • Windows Live Mesh

                    15.4.5722.2

                    License
                    try Download
                    Platform
                    Windows
                    Mac

                    Sync your folders across multiple machines and devices

                    4
                    11 votes
                    • PROS: Allows you to sync devices easily, Offers remote access of your PC
                    • CONS: Requires a Windows Live account
                  Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                  #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                  11.2.1.015937.7Windows
                  22.05707.3Windows
                  37.71326.8Windows, Android
                  42016.0.10.3782912066.6Windows
                  52.62746.3Windows