Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017

Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017

Best File Managers for Android devices – If you want to properly manage and organize all your files and data which are available on your smartphone, then a fast and best file manager is mist for you. Normally in today’s Era, most of the smartphones are coming with a suitable file manager pre-installed, but we all know that they are only basic file manager which are limited n functionalities.

If you want an advanced file manager which can properly organize all the files available on your device, has an inbuilt analyzer which analyzes the storage and helps you o free it, stylish UI, then you should opt for third-party file explorer which can be easily downloaded from play store, but the problem. Is:- there are plenty of applications available on play store and everyone have their own set of functionality and uniqueness, leads to difficulty in choosing the best one.

Every application has their own set of pros and cons. Choosing the best file manager is quite a difficult task. So after analyzing all of them, today we are coming with Best File Managers for Android devices.

Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017

So my friend, let’s get started with an outer list of Best File Managers for Android devices. Here we have enlisted some of the best File Managers that are available on Play Store for download either free or paid. Have a look:-

ES File Explorer

If we are talking about the best file manager app for Android and ES file manager is not presented in that list, then I don’t think that the list is completed. ES file explorer is one of the most downloaded and highest rated file manager available on play store which has a load of uniqueness.

ES FILE EXPLORER - Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017
ES FILE EXPLORER – Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017

ES file explorer comes with its own set of features which makes it a special deal like analyzer, inbuilt file sharer, video and audio player, root access and much more. The app can flawlessly manage the files with cut, copy, paste, rename, and compress operations. Transfer of apps, images, music, movies, documents, without using mobile data and cables. Built-in viewers, root browsers, and players for various file types make it independent. The best feature I liked about it is the Analyzer which analyzes the complete storage and tells you how much space is acquired by which file.

And the main reason behind the initial success of ES file explorer is the continuous updates and mind-blowing support. App developers have really done a good job here.

Features of ES File Explorer

  • Access your Computer from Android over WiFi. …
  • Browsing android files from your PC. …
  • Quickly Uninstall multiple apps. …
  • Hiding media from the gallery. …
  • Extract apk from your install apps. …
  • Quickly Transfer big files between two Android. …
  • Remove pre-installed system apps [ROOT]
  • Installing Any App As System App [ROOT]
  • Deleting pattern lock on android  [ROOT]
  • Create an encrypted file with password protection
  • Full file manager and holder

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FX File Explorer – Best File Managers for Android devices

If you want a file explorer which is good looking, contains all the most needed features and helps you to manage all files in a very easy way, then I think FX file explorer is the best fit for you. FX file Xplorer is a Very well designed File manager wearing a glossy and clean material user interface.

FX File Explorer - Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017
FX File Explorer – Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017

FX file explorer provides you all the basic activities along with some danced features like- own file extractor, multi-window support, Dual view mode which helps you to browse files from 2 windows on a single screen, etc. But the only thing it lacks behind is the app developers support. If you want more advanced features like root explorer, data transfer, etc, then you can opt for a pro version as well as “FX root browser” which helps you to view and edit root files.

Features of FX File Explorer

  • Productivity-oriented “Home Screen”: Directly access your important folders, media, and cloud storage
    * Multiple window support, with dual-view mode to see two windows at once
    * “Usage View” mode shows the total size and content makeup of every folder, as you browse and manage files
    * Support for most file archive formats
  • FX protects your privacy:
    * No advertisements
    * No tracking of user activity: FX does not ever “phone home”
    * Built by NextApp, Inc., a US corporation founded in 2002; all proprietary code was developed in-house
  • The optional FX+ Add-On module enables more functionality:
    * Access networked computers, including FTP, SSH FTP, WebDAV, and Windows Networking (SMB1 and SMB2)
    * Connect to cloud storage including Google Drive, Dropbox, SugarSync, Box, SkyDrive, and OwnCloud
    * Manage installed applications, with support for browsing applications based on their required permissions
    * Create and explore inside AES-256/AES-128 encrypted zip files
    * Browse audio content by artist/album/playlist; manage and organize playlists
    * Directly browse photo and video folders
    * Encrypted password keyring (use one password to access network and cloud locations)

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Total Commander – File Manager

If you want a file manager which has the capability to merge with a desktop file manager, then I think you will love this file explorer. Total commander provides you the good-looking UI which loads with some of the features we can see on the desktop.

Total Commander- file manager - Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017
Total Commander- file manager – Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017

This file Manager comes with all the basic features which are available on any file explorer as well as its own set of unique functions and one of the most difference functions is “NTFS storage support”. You can browse the files you have in any NTFS storage which you can see in windows PC. That makes Total Commander file manager a special package and different from other file explorers.


The only thing I didn’t like too much about this file explorer too much is the “UI”. Normally it’s UI is good looking but It seems to be little odd on the other side and I am not familiar with that, but yes, the UI is also different from other file explorers. Hope you like the UI.

Main features of Total Commander – File Manager:

  • Copy, Move whole sub-directories
  • Drag & Drop (long press on file icon, move icon)
  • Inplace rename, create directories
  • Delete (no recycle bin)
  • Zip and unzip, unrar
  • Properties dialog, change permissions
  • Built-in text editor search function (also for text)
  • FTP and SFTP client (plugin)
  • WebDAV (Web folders) (plugin)
  • LAN access (plugin)
  • Thumbnails for pictures
  • Two panels side by side, or virtual two-panel mode
  • Media player which can stream directly from LAN, WebDAV and cloud plugins
  • Configurable button bar for changing directories, internal commands, launching apps and sending shell commands

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So my friend, above are the Best File Managers for Android devices in 2017. Did you use any one of the above-described file explorers? Please share your experience with that. If you have any other recommendation regarding file explore and want to share with us as well as our viewers or you have any query regarding anything described in this article, then please simply drop your recommendation and query down below through comments section respectively and I will try to add your recommendation as well as replace your query as fast as possible. Till then, Build Best, Stay Cool!

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