After the launch of Windows Phone 8.1 and the added support for new applications, there have been a number of apps on the Windows Phone marketplace to serve as your daily File Explorer. Most of the people find it difficult to choose the best File Manager for their Windows phone device, so we have tested and organized the top 3 File Managers, that we think can serve the best for your needs.
Top 3 File Managers For Windows Phone
Aerize Explorer has won The Microsoft Publish prize app title for Windows Phone 8.1. It has got almost all the features that an ideal File Manager should have. The most amazing feature/addon i like about it, is its new and exclusive passcode lock. Moreover you have the ability to set a custom background. This, I believe was the first File Manager which forced Microsoft to release there official File Manager application for the Windows Phone Store.
Though most of the features are supported in Pro version, only basic features and functionalities are supported in the free version.
Here’s what the leading Windows Phone Blogs have to say about this app:
- WINBETA – “Simple, Beautiful and Functional”
- WINDOWS PHONE DAILY – “Went from good to fantastic”
- WPCYTE – “The perfect file manager for Windows Phone”
- WPXBOX – “Must have app on Windows Phone 8.1”
- WPEXTRA – “Best File Manager for Windows Phone 8.1”
- WMPOWERUSER – “A file Manager that actually delivers”
- THEPOCKETTECH – “Powerful File Manager”
- WINADICTOS – “Amazing file manager”
#2.Pocket File Manager
You can call this app, the pocket sized dynamo, it contains almost all of the features that an elevated file manager has, plus it is the only file manager in Windows Phone Store which has a built in download function like in ES File Explorer (for Android). It even supports Extracting + Compressing feature in just a total app size of 6MB. Unfortunately this app is a paid app on Windows Phone Store ($1.99) but its worth the money! So what are you waiting for? Go grab it from the download link below.
Files,the file manager app from Microsoft Corporation itself. Microsoft has done well with the Files app in its initial release. It got almost all the feature, although Microsoft provided no inbuilt downloading facility with it. Even if this app is limited to certain extents but this app can turn out to be the best app for a new comer to Windows Phone OS.
Here’s a list of things you can do with this app:
- Access SD card
- Edit file names
- Copy/Paste functions
- Create Folders
- Search for Files/Folders
And the most amazing point is, The Files app is free on Windows Phone Store. Download it by following the link below.
Note: All of the above managers are only supported by Windows Phone 8.1
If you find these File Managers worth for the top 3 niche, or have another file managers in mind, do let us know in the comments section below.