You can now download Google's new Files Go free file manager for Android (beta)

Google has just officially launched the new Files Go free file manager for Android and you can get it on the Google Play Store at the link below.

Files Go is a mix between a file manager app and a file sharing app, allowing you to manage all that's on your phone, but also send files easily to others who have the app installed.

Right now Files Go is in early beta and it crashed a few times on our Google Pixel, so it's definitely not stable just yet. But it's very clean in terms of design, there are no ads to spoil the experience and it's just a very nice free file manager.

Here is a quick list of its main highlights:

* Recommends rarely-used apps to remove so your phone stays speedy
* Recognizes and helps you get rid of spam & duplicate images
* Helps you find your important photos, videos, and documents faster
* Makes it easy to share your files offline -- quickly and securely
* Files Go Beta is light on space -- under 6MB

Download Google Files Go on Play Store



1. Phullofphil

Posts: 1831; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Firsties oh and I thought they always had a file manager. That’s one of the best things that I liked about android

5. buccob

Posts: 2980; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Nougat has a file manager under Storage settings, and it even works with drag and drop on split screen... However this seems to have a different focus, with suggestions to managing the space on your device and offering an easy way to transfer files (similar to airdrop)... In my opinion, Google should force this type of functionality so it doesn't depend on everyone having y to download it... But I understand that it would also have a backslash among purists

2. peace247 unregistered

Its pretty good functioning wise...but whats with those cute toy type animated characters.

3. palmguy

Posts: 987; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

Yeah. It looked like a ghost dancing around. Lol. Made by Google, why not a lil Android guy.

4. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Finally, a replacement for ad-ridden ShareIt!

6. KeyserSoze

Posts: 387; Member since: Oct 06, 2014

Bleh, still inferior by far to other existing Android file manager apps I've been using for years. No thanx.

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