File Manager is the ultimate docs and media organizer app for your iPhone and iPad

File Manager is the ultimate docs and media organizer app for your iPhone and iPad
The closeted nature of Apple's ecosystem means that it is a chore to transfer something to and from your computer to your iPhone or iPad, unless it is photos or videos, which are recognized automatically. Not only that, but managing files other than said media is a chore on the iPhone, too, with little options there are built into iOS from the get-go.

Thankfully, thanks to the third-party File Manager app, you can now easily manage all sorts of files on your iDevice - from office docs and PDFs, through Web files, images, video, audio and archives. The app offers a few handy types of view by type, folders and so on, plus the interface is intuitively organized for the touch experience. 

You can copy, move, rename, or share files via email - basically all basic features of a good file manager are covered, plus there is Dropbox support. Check it out from the source link below, it's free for a limited time, otherwise it will cost you three bucks.

Developer: Zuhanden GmbHDownload: iOS
Category: UtilitiesPrice: Free for a limited time, $3 otherwise

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20 Comments

1. Be_Mine unregistered

Wow...Innovation. On another note. Android Users are all laughing after reading this article. :D

4. Mxyzptlk unregistered

And every time ios gets it, it looks better.

16. buccob

Posts: 2981; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

There are too many file managers in android and most look better than this... I really hate it that I can't transfer files between my phone and my friend's iPhone using Bluetooth... it is one of the most annoying things that Apple did...

7. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Wow, you just couldn't resist to bash platform you really don't give a s*it about. How mature.

9. Be_Mine unregistered

Rumour has it that you'll now be able to transfer files between ios devices via bluetooth in the next ios update...! :D But support for drag-and-drop file transfer will only be available after a year or two.

10. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I can block numbers on iOS and see a breakdown of IAPs on apps. Checkmate

11. Be_Mine unregistered

Is that too a new thing in iOS? LSHTYFDAD = Laughing So Hard That You Fall Down And Died. :D

12. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You're a troll I get it. Can you try to be funny?

13. Be_Mine unregistered

iPhone Battery Life...! :D

14. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

Says the one who when a master troll sees feels so proud of! Can you stop writing nonsense for some time Mxy??

15. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

Don't fall so deep in your dream.

2. AlikMalix unregistered

I actually dont understand the benefit of having a file manager on a phone? It's easier to open already organized files withing the app/program that it is associated with... Can someone fill me in on any other uses? I have never found myself looking for a file/song/document on iOS. And all transfers into and out of the device is wireless..

5. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

I usually download stuffs from the Internet directly from my phones so file manager app helps me organize them. Especially when they are zipped.

6. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Managing groups of files of difference types in one go. i backup my files these way because its less tedious then going into different program to manage them. Having a file manager give me more control over my own data. Apple like user to follow their lock down approach because they also want a say in this. Use iTune whether you like it or not.

17. buccob

Posts: 2981; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

I frequently use USB Host cables (OTG) to transfer files from my phone to a flash drive and back... when I am away from home or from the office... The file manager is a MUST in those situations... I use ES File Explorer which have many other features such as SD Card Analyst that shows you a broken down information about what files and folder takes the most space on your device, this way you can easily find and manage said files for extra space... Additionally you get integration with A LOT of cloud service (Box, SugarSync, DropBox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Amazon, Yandex, etc) And the other thing I use it for is to create and share backups of certain Apps... if its free, you are able to extract the .APK file and send it to other devices for example, using Bluetooth, when you have no connection (on a plane, or on a trip, without wifi, etc) And of course, for managing downloaded files directly on my phone.... (mostly using Torrent clients)...

3. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

Awesome. Finally, after 8 years, iFans can have a file manager (I don't want to talk about iFile) which even Symbian OS had for years! And now Symbian is dead. Very innovative.

18. AlikMalix unregistered

Dude there were file management apps before android phones existed. I never found the need for a file manager - apps are managed differently than on andorid.

19. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

Andorid, dude?

8. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Wow, handy as ES FE, err no maybe not. File browser perhaps.

20. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Holy cow, almost 5 years too late to the party yo...

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