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5 Best File Manager Apps for Android You Can Use for Free in 2017

People love Android for its flexibility, various functions, and features. Day-by-day, Android Operating System gets huge popularity because of this flexibility and user-friendly access. As like other operating systems, File Manager is an essential and important part of Android Operating System. You can browse any files or folder of your phone by the file manager.

By default, every Android Phones and Tablets come with a default file manager who varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. You can browse your Android device files, folders, delete files or folders and rename them using the default file manager. Sometimes you may need something more with a file manager app like change file extension; organize files and folders and some other advanced task. So you need a 3rd party file manager app which can help you to do this.

There are several File Manager Apps for Android available which you can use for free or premium. You just need to download and install an adequate file manager app for your Android Device which comes with various functions and features.

So here Iā€™m going to share some best file manager apps for Android, where all file manager apps come with various features. Just choose anyone from this list, download and install it to make your Android device more flexible.

Best File Manager Apps for Android

  1. ES File Explorer File Manager

The ES File Explorer File Manager is one of the most popular and top downloaded file manager app for Android device which comes with various functions and features. With more than 300 million downloads and supported by 30 different languages, this is the best file manager app for your Android phone and tablet. You can use this file manager for free to manage your device files & folders, kill tasks, manage download and control cloud storage including Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, etc.

Key Features

  • Manage your device files like laptop or desktop
  • Copy, paste, rename, delete, share, send, move, search, hide and various functions available in this app
  • Remote file manager help to manage your device files from PC
  • Built-in image viewer and music/video player
  • Increase memory speed by killing unnecessary tasks
  • Root Explorer and much more

Download from Google Play

  1. File Manager (Explorer)

The File Manager (Explorer) is another popular file manager app for Android, which also comes with various functions. This app specially optimized for both Android Phones and Tablets so that you can use this app any Android device without any volatility. If you want a smart file manager app for your device, then this is the best one. Because this app comes with over 150 icons for files, folders and also comes with the various theme.File Manager (Explorer)

Key Features

  • Support more than 28 language
  • Compressed and Decompressed files
  • Search, share, hide, cut, copy, paste, rename or delete files
  • Support multiple selections, shooting, and resolution
  • Compatible with Nexus5, Xoom, Nexus7, and Nexus10

Download from Google Play

  1. ASTRO File Manager with Cloud

The ASTRO File Manager with Cloud is a fully functional file manager app which gets huge popularity in recent times. There are two versions, free and premium available of this app. The free version comes with didn’t mind ads and downloaded over 100 million times from Google Play. This is the best app to manage and organize your Android Phones and Tablets with easy to use interface.ASTRO File Manager with Cloud

Key Features

  • Built-in photo viewer, music, and video player
  • App backup and task killer features
  • Clouds supported with Dropbox, Google Drive, Facebook, and SkyDrive, etc.
  • Low battery power consumption
  • Search files and folders

Download from Google Play

  1. X-plore File Manager

The X-plore File Manager is one of the top-ratted file manager apps for Android phones & tablets which also come with several features. The app comes with dual-panel explorer feature which means you can see two folders at the same time. With the help of this app, you can easily be rooted your device, take a backup, delete unnecessary files and much more.X-plore File Manager

Key Features

  • Share files through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth with others device
  • Access your device files or folder from other device or PC through Wi-Fi
  • Disk map help to identify heavy files and folders
  • Cloud storage access support Google Drive, SkyDrive, Dropbox, etc.
  • Browse files and folder through PC web browser

Download from Google Play

  1. File Explorer

The new version of File Explorer comes with better user interface and a lot of functions. This is an ideal file manager app for Android for both beginner and advanced users. The app comes with several features such as cloud access, optional media, root capabilities, networking and much more. With the new interface, you can manage and organize your device files and folder more easily and quickly.File Explorer - Best File Manager Apps for Android

Key Features

  • Premium version available with more features
  • Quick access layout
  • Dual panel mode
  • Text editor
  • Image viewer, music player, and video player integrated
  • Support FTP, SSH FTP, WebDAV etc.

Download from Google Play



About Fakharuddin Manik

Hi, This is Fakharuddin Manik, Android lover boy from Dhaka, Bangladesh. I'm the founder and editor of TechManik.com. I'm also a blogger and affiliate marketer and loves to write anything about blogging, affiliate marketing and technology.


  1. Hi Fakharuddin Bro,
    Really Awesome apps nice list.
    Thanks for sharing keep up it.
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  2. I’m now using Astro File Manager with Cloud in my Android smartphone and I would love to suggest all users to use it. It’s a best file manager app for Android and very easy to use.

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