File and App Manager for Android – ES File Explorer

ES File Explorer is a free, full-featured file and application manager for Android that provides access to pictures, music, video, documents & other files on user’s Android devices and PCs. It functions as file/ application manager, task killer and cloud storage/ FTP/ LAN Samba client.

It allows Android users to manage their resources for free. They can see and access all their files from their mobile devices and share them with others. The app makes it easy to stay connected over 3G, 4G, EDGE or WiFi to share with friends, upload photos and watch videos.

The latest version, ES File Explorer 3.0 supports over 30 languages including English, Russian, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Chinese, Dutch, Italian, Hebrew, Vietnamese, Slovak, Czech, Hungarian, Ukrainian, Tamil, Catalan, Turkish, Lithuanian and Portuguese. This standard version is for devices using Android 2.1 and up.

The File Manager‘sĀ operations include Multiple Select, Cut/Copy/Paste, Move, Create, Delete, Rename, Search, Share etc. The Application Manager performs categorization, uninstall & backup operations and creates shortcuts to user’s apps. The Remote File Manager manages files on user’s phone from their computer.

[advt]The inbuilt ZIP & RAR support allows users to compress & decompress ZIP files, unpack RAR files and create encrypted (AES 256 bit) ZIP files. The inbuilt viewers and players for various file types including photos, music, and videos supports third-party applications such as Documents To Go.

The app shows thumbnails for APKs and images and has Text viewers and editors. Using which one can access his home PC via WiFi with SMB. Also the app functions as an FTP / WebDAV client to manage files on FTP, FTPS, SFTP, and WebDAV servers.

The app is compatible with cloud storage clients such as Dropbox,, Sugarsync, Google Drive, SkyDrive, Amazon S3 etc. Also users can copy & paste files from Bluetooth ready devices. The Task Killer is a simple widget for automatically killing tasks with an ignore list to ignore the applications.

Download ES File Explorer from Google Play

Abbreviations used

SMB – Server Message Block

APK – Android application package file

SFTP – Secure File Transfer Protocol

WebDAV – Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning

FTPS – File Transfer Protocol with support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

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