Jase Glenn · Feb 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm

FX File Explorer: A More Intuitive Browsing Experience

As a smartphone user, one of the apps most used in my arsenal has to be my file explorer. The thing that bothers me about the existing browsers on the Market is not their quality or usability, but the fact that they lack a more intuitive interface that goes beyond just alphabetical order. XDA Senior Member tliebeck has invented a file explorer that has just what I was looking for.

Called FX File Explorer, the app has a plethora of features. Not only does it sort files by media type, but within that media the everything is categorized, making it easier to browse. Once you find the file your looking for, it can be sent to another phone via Bluetooth, or over WiFi for a speed boost if your on the same network.

The application is still in the beta phase, with new features being added all the time, and is completely ad-free. Head on over to the thread here and organize your life.


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