Files&Folders Pro UWP a capable manager and viewer

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Once upon a time, computers and phones had to have special software installed to view anything other than plain text. Today, in 2018, almost everything seems to contain capable viewers of one kind or another, and Files&Folders Pro UWP has many. The idea is that you can dive straight into named folders or content types, browse around, view things and generally tidy up. See the screens below.

From the Store description:

Files&Folders is a fully functional file manager. Manage your files and folders, extract archives, watch videos, view pictures and listen to music.

App features under Windows 10 Mobile:

  • file and folder options (copying, moving, renaming, deleting)
  • opening and extracting files from archives (RAR, ZIP, 7z, ZipX, ISO, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ARJ, XZ, CAB...)
  • built-in viewer and media player (jpeg, png, bmp, gif, tiff, mp3, wma, m4a, aac, wav, ac3, avi, 3gp, wmv, mp4, m4v, mov, mkv)
  • audio playback in the background
  • OneDrive support
  • Dropbox support
  • Google Drive support
  • Yandex Disk support
  • FTP support
  • snapped mode support
  • adding folders to Favorites and pinning them to the Start Screen
  • charms support: Search and Share
  • themes and backgrounds, Bing wallpaper
  • video and image preview
  • autorun when inserting portable devices and flash drives
  • hotkey commands

Here's the utility in action:


The simple but effective front end - your main content folders plus online trees and any custom deep linked folders of your choice... (right) dozens of languages and three themes impress...


Browsing a folder - thumbnails are shown wherever practical; (right) the media viewers are quite extensive, here playing back an old MP4 video (and yes, that's me playing!)

You can buy Files&Folders Pro in the Store here - it seems almost permanently on special offer, at under £2! There's also a free 7 day trial and a 'Lite' version here.

PS. Note that the app does more things on the Desktop, appropriate for the screen size and form factor, and that one purchase enables installation on all your signed in devices and computers.

Source / Credit: Store