[v4.2.7] ES File Explorer – Powerful way to manage your local/remote files on Android

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In my opinion, there are only two best root file explorer/manager apps on Android platform: one is Root Explorer, the other is ES File Explorer. If have to arrange their positions, I’d like to put ES File Explorer in the second place, although I like its FTP client and remote manager functionalities very much, as well as its more user-friendly UI design. Anyway, now we’re going to simply have a look at ES File Explorer.

ES File Explorer (AKA: ES File Manager, full name: ES File Explorer File Manager) is a very powerful universal file/app explorer & manager for Android OS. It was developed by ES Global (AKA: ES APP Group) from China. It enables your Android devices to implement multiple approaches (via local storage, LAN, remote FTP) and multiple functions of file managing methods.

ES File Explorer’s richness on functions is beyond most users’ needs and imagination (a lot of features are indifferent for common Android phone users, but essential for some advanced users). For example, ES File Explorer supports all kinds of managing operations of files or apps (including browse, move, copy, cut, delete, rename files/folders, backup the installed applications, etc.) in local storage or shared via LAN/FTP/Bluetooth on Android at the same time; play all kinds of multimedia files with one-click; open/view all sorts of office documents with one-key; install apps with one-click; open or decompress the archived file packages with one-key….

// Key Features //

  • File Manager
  • App Manager
  • Remote File Manager
  • Archive File Manager
  • Built-in viewers and players for various of media/office file types
  • Shows thumbnails for APKs and images
  • Text viewers and editors
  • Access your home PC through your smartphone via WiFi with SMB
  • Functions as an FTP and WebDAV client
  • Bluetooth file browser
  • Use the Task Manager to kill tasks with a single click, so as to increase memory and speed up your device
  • Cache Cleaner
  • Auto-start Manager
  • Root Explorer
  • Supports Multiple Languages

// PRO Version Features //

Feature Description
Remove Ad An ad free version
More to customize Updated color panel and more start page options
More to expect ES team will keep improving the app and strive to keep it the #1 most powerful file manager for android
More theme options Following Google material design and more theme options coming soon
File Manager Easily list any kind of file, libraries for all Music, Picture, and Video files. Connect file on PC, Mac, Linux Server, Phone, Tablet, Clouds
File Transfer Transfer file from PC to Mobile, Mobile to Mobile, Mobile to PC
Cloud Management ES supports Dropbox, Box.net, Sugarsync, Google Drive, OneDrive-SkyDrive, Amazon S3, Yandex and many other clouds platforms
SD card analyst With ES, you can analyze your SD card usage and manage files as needed according to the results

// System Requirements //

  • Android 4.0+
  • Android root permission required

// Edition Statement //

AppNee provides the ES File Explorer/Manager PRO/Premium Edition and MOD versions (ads removed) multilingual paid full APK for Android OS.

// Prompts //

  • See remove the “Premium” word from menu, enter “Settings/Sidebar Management”, and uncheck the ‘Premium’ option and save.

// Download URLs //

License Version Download Size
Free Edition Latest n/a
PRO Edition (Paid Full) v1.1.4 Final 6.97 MB
Premium Edition (MOD Unlocked) v4.2.7 33.5 MB


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