Download Windows Explorer - Best Software & Apps

  • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7

    10.0.9200.16521

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Internet Explorer 10 finally comes to Windows 7

    7
    1329 votes
    • PROS:Performance improvements, Do not track enabled by default, Support for add-ons, Isolates browser from rest of the OS
    • CONS:Some antiquated interface elements remain,
  • Unlocker

    1.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unlock files Windows won't let you delete

    7
    421 votes
    • PROS:Very easy to use, Does what it says on the tin, Embedded in Windows Explorer
    • CONS:No extra options
  • Folder Lock

    7.6.3

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1181 votes
    • PROS:Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    • CONS:Ugly interface
  • Teracopy

    alpha 5 3.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Copy and move files faster and more easily

    7
    1070 votes
    • PROS:Much faster than the Windows standard method, Embedded in Windows Explorer, Support for drag and drop
    • CONS:Not so intuitive interface
  • Chrome XP

    V4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Give Your Windows XP Machine a Truly Futuristic Theme

    7
    748 votes
    • PROS:Cool-looking and smooth, Changes Explorer windows, Should be quite familiar,
    • CONS:Some alignment issues,
  • 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!
  • iCloud

    4.0.3.56

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    Automatically synchronize content between iOS and PC

    6
    113 votes
    • PROS:Control panel is easy to use, Integration with Windows Explorer
    • CONS:Limited storage space
  • Unlocker

    (64 bits) 1.9.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Move or delete locked files

    7
    258 votes
    • PROS:Easy-to-use interface, Embedded with Windows Explorer, Delete or move stubborn files
    • CONS:No configuration settings or extra options
  • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7

    64 bit 10.0.9200.16521

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Internet Explorer 10 finally comes to Windows 7

    6
    152 votes
    • PROS:Performance improvements, Do not track enabled by default, Support for add-ons, Isolates browser from rest of the OS
    • CONS:Some antiquated interface elements remain,
  • iExplorer

    3.2.5.2

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Manage your iPhone as if it were a hard drive

    7
    106 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
  • Protected Folder

    1.2.0.0-20150715

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An effective hiding place for your sensitive data

    7
    884 votes
    • PROS:Embedded with Windows Explorer, Blocks reading and writing access, Very easy to use, Exclude list
    • CONS:Not many configuration options
  • 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,
  • 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
  • Total Commander

    7.56a

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Pocket PC
    Windows Mobile

    Based on Windows Explorer but with more functionality

    8
    209 votes
    • PROS:Highly customizable, Includes nice extra tools
    • CONS:Not user friendly for beginners, Quite plain interface
  • IObit Unlocker

    1.1(20150721)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to delete files that may otherwise be blocked

    8
    61 votes
    • PROS:IObit Unlocker is free to download and activate., One-touch access is ideally suited for novices.,
    • CONS:There is no guidance in regards to the dangers of terminating a specific program., No support is offered for mobile phone users.
  • Q-Dir

    5.41

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multi-pane file explorer for Windows

    8
    74 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
  • IZArc

    4.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    A complete archive utility

    5
    158 votes
    • PROS:Support for many formats, Easy to use, Perfect integration with Windows Explorer, Extra utilities
    • CONS:Not very high compression rates
  • Aerize Explorer for Windows Phone 8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows Phone

    * BEAUTIFUL, FANTASTIC, PERFECT * Won Microsoft Global //Publish/ competition prize for Best Windows Phone 8.1 App!

    10
    3 votes
    • Deepnet Explorer

      Advanced Edition Beta 3 1.5.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free Browsers program for Windows

      6
      17 votes
      • Quick PDF Tools

        2.1.5.9

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A set of handy PDF tools embedded in Windows Explorer

        7
        19 votes
        • PROS:PDF preview, Can convert and extract images and text, Merges various documents into one
        • CONS:Menu can't be customized
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