What are the best document management apps?

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    #1File Manager

    File Manager
    File Manager helps you handle your files whether they are stored in your device's memory, SD card, local area network, and cloud storage account. It allows you to copy, move, rename, delete or share files to and from any of your storages. 
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Harold Guerrero
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "This app is very user friendly and reminds me of using windows 7. If it is an image or video it has a thumbnail, all other files have icons. Storage Analysis is a good feature as it lets you know which directories are taking the most storage. Storage Analysis also displays the total amount and available amount of storage on the device as well as the SD card"
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    #2Solid Explorer File Manager

    Solid Explorer File Manager

    Solid Explorer is a file explorer and cloud manager, with two independent navigation panels which provides you a new experience in file exploration, being able to manage your Dropbox

    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Ken Gong
    Written on October 27, 2017
    "Solid Explorer File Manager is simple and clean and does everything you want it to do. The only downside is that it's a paid app. Thankfully, they offer a free trial period of 14 days before you have to purchase."
  3. 15

    #3Amaze File Manager

    Amaze File Manager

    This free and easy to use app will allow you to manage, share and organize all your files on your Android phone. It also features useful tools, like multiple tabs to do many things at the same time. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Kathryn Hughes
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "The reviews make it sound like it is really worth looking into. The screen shots show it has a nice clean design. I like it."
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    #4ES File Explorer

    ES File Explorer

    ES File Explorer (File Manager) is an all-in-one free app for Android devices. It is capable of managing all files both online and offline and transferring to other devices via WiFi. The app also has a built-in app manager and note editor.

    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Marilyn Curtis
    Written on October 24, 2017
    "I was looking for the best document management app out there. I found ES file Explorer File Manager and it has been wonderful, lots of built in features."
  2. 11

    #5Box

    Box

    Box.net provides Cloud Content Management for over 4 million users and companies ranging from small businesses to Fortune. This website features easy desktop access to cloud files, as well as security for ECM.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Jeremy Hansen
    Written on November 4, 2017
    "We were first using Google Docs but it was missing a few things we needed. Box.net helped us out a lot because it allowed us to integrate our templates."
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    #6MK Explorer

    MK Explorer

    MK Explorer is a free app that allows you to manage easily any file. It is a simple but powerful tool for organizing digital folders and documents.

    Other

    Free

    Amber Soto
    Written on November 1, 2017
    "MK Explorer is an easy, convenient way to manage my files on any mobile device. Whether it be movies, pictures, music or other documents, I can arrange them in a way that makes sense to me. As a person who makes technology more difficult than it needs to be, I was able to use this app with ease. Definitely a time saver."
  4. 8

    #7ES File Explorer/Manager PRO

    ES File Explorer/Manager PRO

    ES File Explorer/Manager PRO is the premium version of ES File Explorer/Manager, a file manager that will help you organize and deal with all your files in your Android device.

    Apps

    Android

    $2.99

    Charles Pearson
    Written on November 13, 2017
    "es file manager has really dropped the ball lately your basically forced to buy the pro version if don't want any ads, which normally wouldn't be a problem but the ads are really intrusive and can sometimes hijack your phone with pop ups "
  5. 7

    #8Dropbox

    Dropbox

    Dropbox is a cloud-based file hosting service for personal or business use, available on computers and mobile devices. Easily store all your data in a safe and secure location that sync across all your devices or can be shared with friends or co-workers for collaborative work.

    Apps

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Bruce Vasquez
    Written on November 1, 2017
    "Dropbox is a widely used applications and service for storage of important files. Dropbox is great for creative collaboration and offers plans of varying size to meet the requirements of individuals ans teams."
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    #9Total Commander

    Total Commander
    Total Commander is a highly customizable shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for several variants of Microsoft Windows specially designed for advanced users.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Kathryn Santos
    Written on October 30, 2017
    "I've been looking for a good document management app. I was told about Total Commander, so I tried it out. Don't let the 90's-looking website fool you; this is an awesome app. It does everything I want it to, including having split-view of documents side by side, enhanced search, and zip file support. Definitely check it out if you need a good document management app."
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    #10Google Drive

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows you to have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, computer, and other devices.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Chrome

    Free

    Maricela Cervantes
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "Google Drive is the behemoth of document management apps. It accepts any file and they are all easy to access. This is the best document management app out there."
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    #11Root Explorer

    Root Explorer
    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Root Explorer App is an ultimate file manager especially for the rooted Android users. This app Rworks perfectly and smoothly even on low-end devices with several tabs open. Root Explorer will also allow you to browse your SD Cards files from your device storage & external storage.

    Apps

    Jean West
    Written on October 28, 2017
    "I and many people I know have rooted our devices for more control and it does have consequences. But with this app, we are now able to still functionally manage our files that are on your Android devices. I am pleased!"

Summary

Best What are the best document management apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1File ManagerApps 21 Free
2Solid Explorer File ManagerApps 17 Free
3Amaze File ManagerApps 15 Free
4ES File ExplorerApps 14 Free
5BoxApps 11 Free
6MK ExplorerOther 11 Free
7ES File Explorer/Manager PROApps 8 Paid
8DropboxApps 7 Free
9Total CommanderApps 5 Free
10Google DriveApps 3 Free
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