The Swiss Army Knife of all file explorers that is free to download and use.
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Pro Built-in ZIP and RAR support
ES File Explorer supports the .zip and .rar compression formats.
Pro Integrates with a wide variety of services
The app supports Dropbox, Box.net, Sugarsync, Google Drive, SkyDrive, Amazon S3, Yandex and more.
Pro Supports SMB
ES File Explorer supports a local Samba connection to browse files on other area connected devices.
Interface is kind of crappy.
Con Connects to an IP in China
For some reason ES File Explorer installs a folder called Baidu of which any app that installs this folder connects to an IP in China for some reason. Sadly it is still not known at this time for what or why.
Con Constant notifications
It is always running in the background and monitoring for possible issues. It always pops up with notifications about new files and suggested files for deletion. There is no way to turn it off.
Con bought by another company and bundled with adwares..
Con Loads at start up and constantly runs in background
Takes up resources by always running. Performs monitoring you cannot turn off.
Con Changes features often
Features are changed very frequently, with most of the additions/changes being unnecessary.
Con Adds possible malware
This issue appears after the update of Aug, 1, 2016 ver 188.8.131.52.
Con Closed source (proprietary)
The source code for ES File Explorer is closed source.