If you have a android device then you’ll definitely have a file manager built in with your device. But accept this, Its not so useful or has many function for using it as your daily driver. The lack Zip, Rar and many other types of file which we use. And their user interface is not appealing as well. But don’t worry you are on a platform thats open source, which has a tons of apps available for replacement. We made list of some must have android filemanager apps for your device and once you tried these apps you’ll definitely not look back to your old file manager anymore. So here are the Top 5 Must have Filemanager apps for Android 2014 (in no particular order or ranking).
ES File Explorer
It has more than 300 millions global downloads. ES File Explorer is a free, full- featured file and application manager. Its not just a file manager it functions as all of these apps in one: file manager, application manager, task killer, download manager, cloud storage client (compatible with Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, Box.net, Sugarsync, Yandex, Amazon S3, and Ubuntu One…), FTP client, and LAN Samba client. It provides access to pictures, music, video, documents, and other files on both your Android devices and your computers. It also has a built in Photo viewer, Music player and Text editor. It support gesture control as well. And not to forget it has Root access.
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Solid Explorer is a file manager with two independent panels which brings to you a new file browsing experience. This is a attractive, eye catching and intuitive file manager for the Android. It features two independent panels for browsing you can drag and drop inside and between panels. It supports FTP, SFTP, WebDav and SMB/CIFS clients and various compression formats such as Zip, Tar, Rar etc. Root access is a cherry on top the other functions which it offers.
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It says it, It doses it! Root Explorer probably one of the best file manager that every rooted android user must have. Features include multiple tabs, Google Drive, Box, Dropbox and network (SMB) support, SQLite database viewer, Text Editor, create and extract zip or tar gzip files, extract rar archives, multi select, execute scripts, search, remount, permissions, bookmarks, send files (via email, bluetooth etc), image thumbnails, APK binary XML viewer, change file owner/group, create symbolic link, “Open With” facility, MD5, create shortcuts.
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AndroZip File Manager helps you copy, delete, move, unzip/ unpack, compress, encrypted ZIP supported, search, and organize your files, music, pictures, and folders just like you would do on your PC. Frequently updated with new and useful features. Optimized specifically for both, phone and tablet displays. Due to many added features like drag and drop functionality, AndroZip File Manager is preferred among tablet users. Use it also to backup your applications and install new application APK on your phone, and manage phone memory and resources via task manager.
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Astro File Manager
Astro is a very easy to use file manager that does more than managing files. It acts as a phone download manager, content management, multiple cloud management / cloud storage manager with Facebook, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box and SkyDrive, android file browser, file and/or app backup, app manager, image and text viewers, networking, Bluetooth, SFTP, Zip Files, download manager, thumbnails, search files, task manager, attachments, and more.
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Let us know which app you like the most in the comments below! And if theres any other app that you think should deserve a spot in this list then don’t forget to tell us about it!