Download Folders - Best Software & Apps

  • SuperCopier 4

    1.2.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Copy or move files and folders in Windows much faster

    8
    1765 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!
  • LocK-A-FoLdeR

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open-source software to hide and lock folders within a computer

    7
    70 votes
    • PROS: There is no charge to download and utilise this bundle., Very little memory is required for it to function properly.
    • CONS: Developers have discontinued any additional updates., This program will not work with newer versions of the Windows operating system.
  • File Transfer

    2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Easy way to send files from PC across networks

    6
    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
  • 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
    42 votes
    • WinMend Folder Hidden

      1.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make important files and folders invisible on your PC

      7
      80 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
    • Rainbow Folders

      2.05

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free software to change the colour of folder icons

      8
      285 votes
      • PROS: This is a completely free software package., Nearly limitless tones can be accessed.
      • CONS: It is only available for English speakers., This package has been designed for Windows XP systems (newer versions might not work).
    • Free Hide Folder

      2.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make private folders only visible to you

      7
      338 votes
      • PROS: Effectively hides folder on you PC
      • CONS: Small usability issues
    • File Transfer SD Card Manager

      1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      The easiest, fastest way to send and receive files and folders from other smartphones, tablets, and computers.

      8
      4 votes
      • Suction

        1.3.8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A tiny application to help tidy up your folders

        7
        32 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
      • 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
      • FastPictureViewer

        Professional 1.9.339.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Minimalist photo viewer to quickly browse image folders

        7
        46 votes
        • PROS: Attractive interface, Very quick to browse entire photo collections
        • CONS: Only supports JPG format, Doesn't include any extra tools
      • BatChmod

        1.6.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Modify permission properties of files and folders

        9
        4 votes
        • PROS: Much easier than using Terminal to adjust permissions, Simple and lightweight GUI
        • CONS: Few preferences
      • Lock My Folders

        1.8

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Lock and encrypt your important or confidential folders / files with password.

        7
        43 votes
        • Folder Marker

          1.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Change folder icon or color with just one click

          8
          110 votes
          • Folder Lock Pro

            1.1

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Android
            Windows

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

            9
            8 votes
            • dirLock

              1.4

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Password protect folders with important information

              6
              152 votes
              • MadAppLauncher

                1.6.0.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Open apps and folders the easy way

                9
                12 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
              • 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
                • BatChmod

                  1.6.3

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Modify permission properties of files and folders

                  9
                  5 votes
                  • PROS: Much easier than using Terminal to adjust permissions, Simple and lightweight GUI
                  • CONS: Few preferences, Should be used with care
                • SyncToy

                  2.1

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Synchronize files and folders

                  7
                  26 votes
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