Simple Explorer: No-Frills File Manager for Android

Dmitri Popov

Productivity Sauce

Oct 30, 2013 GMT
Dmitri Popov

Despite its name and lightweight interface, Simple Explorer packs all the essential features for working with files on an Android device. Besides the standard set of features -- such as create, move, copy, and delete files and directories -- Simple Manager also allows you to perform actions on multiple files and directories. You can move, copy, delete selected items as well as share and pack them as ZIP archives. The file manager can come in handy when you need to unpack ZIP archives, too. The bookmarking feature in Simple Explorer allows you to bookmark often-used directories, and you can use the file manager to add shortcuts to specific directories to the Home Screen for faster access. Power users will also appreciate the app's root functionality which makes it possible to work with system directories and files. Finally, Simple Explorer features the AppManager tool which lets you backup installed apps with a minimum of effort.

Simple Explorer is not yet available on the Google Play Store, but you can grab the latest APK package from the Simple Explorer thread on the XDA Developers forum. The app's source code can be found on GitHub.

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