When comparing AntTek Explorer Ex vs MiXplorer, the Slant community recommends MiXplorer for most people. In the question“What are the best file explorers on Android?” MiXplorer is ranked 5th while AntTek Explorer Ex is ranked 11th. The most important reason people chose MiXplorer is:
Choose from 19 providers: Mega.co.nz, Dropbox, Box, Yandex, HiDrive, Baidu, Mediafire, Kuaipan, Kanbox, IDrive, Hubic, 4Sync, Google Drive, Copy, Meo, OneDrive, pCloud, SugarSync, VDisk. + clouds which support webdav like (Yandex.ru, OwnCloud, MyDrive.ch, DriveHQ, CloudMe, CloudSafe, ...).
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Pro Beautifully designed
The Holo like UI looks nice as well as operates fluidly with all of the built in features such as the dual pane view.
AntTek Explorer Ex has light and dark themes built into the app as well as support for outside themes.
Pro It can zip and unzip
AntTek Explorer Ex has built in .zip file support for compressing and .zip and .rar support for uncompressing files.
Pro Can browse network and cloud files
There is no need to connect a phone to a computer via USB nor a reason to keep all files on the device itself.
Pro All your cloud storage needs accessible from one single app
Choose from 19 providers:
Mega.co.nz, Dropbox, Box, Yandex, HiDrive, Baidu, Mediafire, Kuaipan, Kanbox, IDrive, Hubic, 4Sync, Google Drive, Copy, Meo, OneDrive, pCloud, SugarSync, VDisk.
- clouds which support webdav like (Yandex.ru, OwnCloud, MyDrive.ch, DriveHQ, CloudMe, CloudSafe, ...).
Pro Extract and create compacted files
Extract and create 7z and Zip/Zip64 (splitted-encrypted), TAR, TAR.GZ, TAR.BZ2, GZIP, BZIP2 and extract RAR (splitted-encrypted, RAR5), XZ, APM, CAB, ISO, ARJ, AR, LZH, LHA, CHM, MSI, WIM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB, NSIS, LZMA, NTFS, FAT, VHD, MBR, SWM, MSLZ, CramFS, Dmg, ELF, MachO, Mub, PE, Split, Xar, Z, Udf, HFS, SquashFS, PPMD.
Pro SAMBA, FTP, SFTP, WEBDAV, BLUETOOTH support
Pro Unlimited tabbed browsing and dual panel in landscape mode and drag and drop between panels also supported
Pro Root access for all advanced operations
Pro FTP/HTTP server built in
Share files trough the browser.
Con SMB support is limited and speed is an issue
SMB support has trouble with larger files. The app also has speed issues when navigating.
Con Buggy sometimes
Con Some features are not free
Con Not on PlayStore
The developer has chosen to not place the app on the Play Store but to offer it for free on the XDA forums. This may be inconvenient for some as the app will have to be side loaded.