Solid Explorer File Manager

Contains adsIn-app purchases
4.2
132K reviews
5M+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Solid Explorer is a file management app inspired by the old school file commander applications. It will help you:
🗄️ Easily manage files in dual pane layout
🔐 Protect files with strong encryption
🖥️ Manage files on your cloud storage or NAS
☁️ Backup apps and files to any desired destination


Explore your device
Solid Explorer lets you navigate to files stored on your device and automatically organizes them into collections. You can view, delete, move, rename or share any files. It also allows you to quickly find the files you need through indexed search with filters.


Keep your files safe
Solid Explorer can protect selected files with strong AES encryption and put them in a secure folder, which contents are unreadable for other apps. The file manager will ask for password or fingerprint confirmation when you browse the folder. Even if you uninstall Solid Explorer, the files stay on your device and are still protected.


Analyze Storage
Although this file manager doesn’t feature a dedicated storage analyzer, you can find out which files take up most of space by going to folder properties of internal storage or SD card. You will find the information about the percentage of space each folder takes and the list of biggest files. You can also use search with a file size filter.


Organize remote files
Solid Explorer supports major network protocols and cloud providers to let you organize multiple remote file locations in one place. You can easily transfer files between cloud locations/servers just by dragging them from one panel to another.


Major feature list:

Files management - main storage, SD card, USB OTG
Cloud storage - easily connect and manage files on Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, Owncloud, SugarSync, MediaFire, Yandex, Mega*
NAS - support for major network protocols FTP, SFTP, SMB (Samba), WebDav
File encryption - password and fingerprint protection
Archives - support for ZIP, 7ZIP, RAR and TAR files
Root explorer - browse system files if your device is rooted
Indexed search - quickly find files on your device
Analyze storage - manage files taking too much space on your device
Organized collections - files categorized in Downloads, Recent,Photos, Videos, Music, Documents and Apps
Internal image viewer, music player and text editor - for easier browsing on remote storages
Batch rename - with support for naming patterns
FTP Server - for accessing your local files from PC
Themes and icon sets - rich customization options

Solid Explorer will also manage files on your Chromebook with support for mouse and keyboard input.

Useful links:
Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/NeatBytes/
Translation: http://neatbytes.oneskyapp.com

* with paid add-on
Updated on
Aug 1, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App info and performance and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
4.2
132K reviews
Nightflyer
September 18, 2022
I have a folder on my SD card that Solid Explorer lists as “8 files and 2.76 MB.“ However, the actual contents of the folder are 3.48 GB. The only way to see the actual 3.48 GB is to right-click on the folder and look in properties. That is ridiculous. Why would the incorrect size show on the folder label itself? It's also absurd that all folders must be viewed as either list, view, grid, or gallery and can't be set independently. Unacceptable. Both problems need to be fixed.
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Mr C
September 1, 2022
After dealing with this app for a long time I finally realized that I cannot trust it with my music collection. I keep losing precious folders during transfer to other drives. And the one thing I notice is every time I lost folders and noticed that folders have been lost it's because I've used this app to transfer them This is the only file explorer I ever used and I can no longer trust it. It was a good run while it lasted. Uninstalled
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Hjalmar Schacht
September 24, 2022
This app is getting clunkier by each update. Now, you actually wait for it to load - every time. It used to just pop right up and go to the set homepages. Now it reminds me of the old Windows start up, as if it is loading up drivers. Just to let you know, my first rating for this app, about two years ago, was 5 stars. But first you removed access to Amazon Cloud, and now this. Time to uninstall and look elsewhere. The simple "File Manger" with the same "Two-Window" works much faster.
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What's new

v2.8.23
- minor fixes

v2.8.22
- improved license check when Google Play fails to provide purchase information
- fixed inability to share files to the Google Drive app
- minor fixes

v2.8.21
- fixed USB OTG not working on some devices
- improved USB storage detection
- display a clear message when the trial period starts
- minor bug fixes

v2.8.20
- improved file listing speed
- fixed back gesture conflict with panel snapping
- added check mark to selected list items
- minor bug fixes