Updated on: June 19, 2017
Requires Android: 2.1 and up
Developer: NextApp, Inc.
FX File Explorer version 3.0 is now available with a new Holo UI!
FX File Explorer is a file manager with optional media, networking, cloud, and root capabilities. FX is designed to let you quickly and easily manage all content on your phone or tablet.
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File Explorer Plus Latest Version
The free main module of FX File Explorer (this product) includes all file management features for working with files on your phone/tablet.
The “FX Plus” add-on adds media management, network (FTP, SFTP, SMB, WebDAV) and cloud capabilities (Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, Box, SugarSync). The “Plus” add-on is a paid app (with a 7-day free trial).
The free “FX Root” add-on is for developers and knowledgeable enthusiasts who need to make changes as the root user.
- Streaming video playback: Format support is based upon third-party playback software installed on your
- device. Android typically supports MP4 and 3GP. FX can play AVI, FLV, MKV, and WMV formats *IF* you
- install third-party players available from the Google Play Store.
- GDrive / GDocs: Cut/pasted documents will be converted to Microsoft Office formats by default. Use “Open
- With” to download them in the format of your choice.
- Productivity-oriented layout: The “Home Screen” shows bookmarks, storage, tools and (with FX+)
- media/network locations. You no longer have to wade through the garbage that apps store in the root folder of your SD card to get to the places you actually use.
- Dual pane mode and unlimited windows (quickly switch between different locations)
- Pinch-to-zoom in any “Explorer” window, zoom-in to see additional information about items
- Intuitive swipe-to-select gesture for managing multiple items (Slide finger horizontally across items to
- select/deselect them; see YouTube Videos, web site documentation, or in-app help for more information) “Usage View” mode analyzes storage space usage, enabling you to see total size of any folder
- Indexed Search
- File Viewers / Editors (included standard)
- Text Editor with Undo/Redo history, Cut/Copy/Paste, Find, and Pinch-to-zoom
- Binary (Hex) Viewer
- Image Viewer
- Media Player, pop-up Audio Player
- Zip, Tar, GZip, Bzip2, and 7zip Archive Extractor / Creator (.zip, .tgz, .tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .7z)
- RAR Extractor (UnRAR)
- Shell Script Executor
File Explorer Plus
|App Name||File Exlporer Plus|
|Android Requirement||2.3 and up|
Plus features Info
- Media Capabilities
- Browse image and video collections
- Browse audio by artist, album, playlist, or all tracks
- Create and rearrange playlists with drag and drop (multiple files can be rearranged by selecting them)
- Network / Cloud Capabilities
- Windows networking (SMB)
- FTP (including secure FTP-S and FTP-ES)
- SSH FTP (Secure Shell FTP; password and public key auth)
- WebDAV (see help for using WebDAV with OwnCloud)
- Cloud Storage: Google Drive (incl. Google Docs), Dropbox, SugarSync, Box (Box.net), and SkyDrive (SkyDrive
- requires Android 2.2 or later)
- Stream video and audio media files from SMB, FTP, SSH, Google Drive, Dropbox, SugarSync, Box, and SkyDrive to media player applications
- Browse local network for Windows (SMB) shares
- Find FTP and SSH FTP local network shares using multicast DNS (mDNS) service discovery (Bonjour/Zeroconf/Avahi)
- Encrypted keyring (used to avoid entering sensitive passwords in public while not allowing access in event of device theft)
- Download and convert Google Drive / Google Docs files into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
- OpenDocument, PDF, and other formats
- Bluetooth Capabilities
- Bluetooth FTP Client
- Discover / pair devices from within FX File Explorer
- Additional FX Plus Features:
- AES-256, AES-128 Zip Encryption. Browse inside encrypted Zip files, viewing text documents, images, audio, and video without writing unencrypted data to SD card
- App Management
- Browse apps by permission
What’s New ?
- FX Web Access can be used while device is a mobile hotspot.
- Download the FX File Explorer Plus APK file from the link given above.
- Install the app on your android phone.
- Grant the ‘Root’ Permissions(if asks).
- Run File Explorer Plus, enjoy playing.
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