Managing files on a smartphone get complicated if done manually because your default file managing app is lacking some feature. If it is, then the user requires a full functionality app that will help in managing stored files effortlessly.

There are thousands of apps available on the Google play store but not all of them are best.

You may be searching for apps to help you better every time then we have come up with few best file managing apps, some are totally ad-free but almost all apps have advertisements or a pro version that supports their work. You can choose which app fits you best.

Files By Google

Files By Google is an android application to manage and clean files. It provides many simple ways to explore all stored contents without any ads.

User will never be disappointed by Google Files app and it has also the best junk cleaner system by which you can easily find duplicate contents, junk files and large files in no time, clean efficiently and manage files effortlessly.

Currently, Files By Google app is not available in the IOS platform.

Download from Play store

File Manager (Xiaomi)

Download Xiaomi file manager

At first, this file manager is only available on xiaomi smartphones but later added to play store and now everyone can use this file manager app. App size is very less in comparison to other big boy apps.

It has its own media, you can show images, videos, play music by this app. File managing is quite easy and many professional options are available.

If you are not happy with your current file manager app then Xiaomi File Manager would be a better alternative.

User will also get fast cleaning feature, by which clean ram and junk files quickly and check whether the installed application is taking more space or not. You can list all media files very quickly and also manage the external SD card.


This app is developed by Zdev, in Russia. It helps to do many file managing work quicky with file compressing functions.

Decompress Zip, TAR, 7z, files. Very easy to compress media such as image, video, music, documents and save more space.

Download Zarchiver

Key Features-

1. Compress and decompress any type of media or document (20+ types of archive files to make).

2. Protect files by setting up a password for archived files.

3. File managing is very easy and hassles free.

4. UTF-8/UTF-16 support.

File Manager By Asustek

Basic features available such as storage analyzer, Recycle bin, Hidden cabinet, PC file manager, Cloud storage support and many more functionalities.

You can clear unused apps and junk files by this app and even connect cloud server storage instantly to manage files.

Download from Google play store

This file manager app has its own media so the user won't need to open a media app to display video/ Image files. Asustek file manager is best because it has no ads, and the app's beautiful UI is clean and fast, dark mode is also there.


Fx file manager is a normal version and a similar pro version also available for paid users. First-time users will get 7 days free FX file manager+ features.

Their feature is really awesome and you can see the below example which type of stuff it provides.

File manager android

This app is free only for limited use but if you want to unlock extra features, a specific subscription will be required that is FX plus. Although you don't need to subscribe for plus version as a user gets many important features even without any ads.

It comes with many premium features like web connect, root file manager, deep media explorer, etc.

You can also explore hidden and deep system files by system file manager. If someone wishes to make changes in root files, the user first has to root their Android smartphone.