Solid Explorer File Manager

Solid Explorer File Manager

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • FTP file sharing
  • Dropbox and Box support
  • 100% Intuitive
  • Good-looking ICS-like layout
  • Root features
Cons
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Expert's Review
9.0
Awesome

"This is the new generation of file manager"

Reviewed by / Sep 26, 2012

Solid Explorer is a file browser that merges good-looking layout, intuitiveness and professional tools

First off, it doesn't need root to work, although rooted devices will have only-root features. It must be said that there are lots of file browser and some of them work pretty good. There's a point in which most of them fail: scenery and ease of use. Solid Explorer has left away that burden to become the new generation of file manager.

It's set in a good-looking ICS-like layout. It has two independent panels for file browsing and you can set it at your whim: for example, you can choose SDcard directory in one panel and your PC's share in the second. What's more, in portrait mode you can see both panels at once and share files and folder from one to the other just by dragging & dropping. In fact, this is an actual mobile native file browser: just swipe, drag and drop to copy, move, delete or create new files and folders. 100% intuitive.

It supports FTP, SFTP and SMB/CIFS clients, file sharing via FTP and it's integrated with Dropbox and Box. We've noticed any file format incompatibility. Of course, it contains a indexed search bar for fast access to your files and file compressor for sharing files easily.

One of the features we liked most is the panel of detailed info of your device. It provides info a graphs of your storage usage in a good-looking layout.

In a few words: one of the best file browser for Android we've reviewed so far. Must have

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Developer's original description available here
Please note that this is a 14 day trial version

Looking for a good file explorer with slick look and many features? Good to see you here!
Solid Explorer is the nicest looking file manager with two independent panels which brings to you a new file browsing experience. It provides to you a wide support for cloud storages including Dropbox, Box, Google Drive and One Drive. This file manager can connect to your Windows PC and many remote servers working with FTP, SFTP and WebDav. You will also appreciate ability to create and extract most commonly used archive formats.

Two independent panels allows for seamless file transfer with drag and drop. Just hold your finger on a file and drag it to other panel. In this way you can easily transfer files between various locations including PC shares, cloud and root folders.

If you're looking for a root explorer, this file manager will meet your needs. It features a root explorer with ability to change system level file properties. You don't need to remember about mounting file systems as read/write. Solid Explorer will do it for you automagically.

Solid Explorer is also a good tool for viewing your media. This file manager can stream music and videos from your PC or cloud without a need to download it. You can even cast the stream to Chromecast!

With this file explorer you will also receive a very elegant UI look with many customization options, such as dynamic list resizing with pinch gesture or custom color schemes, which will even change the file icon colors.

Just give it a try! You will not be disappointed.

Tl;dr:
- Two independent panels serve as file browsers
- Drag and Drop inside and between panels
- FTP client with support for secure connections
- SFTP client
- WebDav client capable of connecting to Owncloud and Yandex
- SMB/CIFS client allows for browsing network folders shared with Windows file sharing
- FTP server for sharing files to your PC
- Ability to read and extract ZIP, RAR and TAR archives
- Ability to create TAR archives and password protected ZIP archives
- Many cloud clients: Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive (One Drive), Google Drive, Sugarsync, Copy, Mediafire, Owncloud (through WebDav), Yandex (through WebDav)
- Root access makes Solid Explorer fully functional root explorer
- Indexed search finds your files in a couple of seconds
- Detailed file information with storage usage statistics

Tags: file explorer, file browser, file manager, root explorer, cloud browser, cloud manager, cloud explorer windows file sharing, ftp server

THIS IS A 14-DAY TRIAL. In order to continue using the app after this period, purchase the Solid Explorer Unlocker, but first make sure you are fully satisfied with it.

Recently changed in this version

1.6.0
-workaround for write access to SD cards on KitKat (works only on Samsung phones, except newest S5)
-fixed bug making file transfers freeze after skipping some files
-fixed SD card detection under /Removable path
-fixed bug not allowing to edit local bookmarks


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Comments and ratings for Solid Explorer File Manager
  • (74)

    by CleanCenter on 14/11/2012

    My favorite

  • (74)

    by Alejandro Cisneros on 15/08/2014

    This application is very good, I like

  • (74)

    by Anthony Voss on 15/08/2014

    The write access work around does not work on the Note II...

  • (74)

    by Dhruv Gupta on 15/08/2014

    Best file explorer

  • (74)

    by Ashok Kumar Pankaj on 14/08/2014

    I m very Happy with that

  • (74)

    by Ramesh Lamichhane on 14/08/2014

    Tilahar-6, Parbat.

  • (74)

    by Ashraf Khan on 13/08/2014

    Best file manager