Top 10 apps for file management

Top 10 apps for file management

Summary: What are some of the best apps in the market to help you keep your files organized?


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  • GoodNotes 4

    Name: GoodNotes 4

    Developer: Time Base Technology

    Price: £3.99 ($7)


    GoodNotes 4 is a clear, well-organized and visually stunning app which remains a firm favorite in my collection. The colorful application allows users to annotate and note .PDF documents and syncs files to all of your connected iOS devices automatically through iCloud. 

    Something I particularly enjoy about the app is the easy of inserting content within files; from tagging .PDFs inside a notebook to inserting images, text or freehand shapes. In addition, you can fill out .PDF forms and edit both Microsoft Word and PowerPoint file types.  

  • LogMeIn

    Name: LogMeIn

    Developer: LogMeIn

    Price: Free

    CompatibilityiOS | Android

    LogMeIn is a secure application designed for iOS devices. If you have a subscription with the service, you can access your desktop and work computers remotely and securely, edit files from your mobile device, remotely run applications and access content stored with cloud providers including Dropbox and Google Drive. 

Topics: Android, Apple, Apps, Google, Mobility

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  • Windows Phone?

    It would have been helpful to include Windows Phone and Windows RT in your compatibility lists. That would certainly help.
  • The very best.... File Explorer on Windows tablet devices. If MS kept the desktop on tablets for only this one application, it would be worth it. Nothing, not even compared to other full OSs, compare to the power and usability of Windows File Explorer.
    Rann Xeroxx
  • Learned one thing

    Charlie is an iOS user. No need to read any of her other columns.
    • agree with just.a.guy ...

      I use iOS, Android, Windows RT, and Linux. When I see an article. When I see "Top 10 apps for file management" I expect a generalized approach crossing multiple OSs. Charlie, I have no issue with you being an almost-exclusive iOS user ... just title your articles appropriately.
  • Article title should have read "Top 10 apps for iDevice file management"

    It's a big world out there
  • Box and Dropbox Compatibility

    I use Box and Dropbox on my BlackBerry Z10, sooo . . . . yeah.

    Not sure why ZDnet is posting these Top 10 "stories" similar to what you see from TMZ or, instead of just sticking to thoughtful editorials and real journalism.
  • and the other big 2?

    OneDrive and Drive - don't they both have apps for managing files available across multiple platforms? And can edit documents etc through companion apps or the browser?
  • Dropbox

    You didn't mention that you are able to up the storage from 2GB to 48GB for free just by,
    1. Take the Dropbox tour
    2. Install Dropbox on your computer
    3. Put files in your Dropbox folder
    4. Install Dropbox on other computers you use
    5. Share a folder with friends or colleagues
    6. Invite some friends to join Dropbox
    7. Install Dropbox on your mobile device
  • Management

    Managing your task helps you keep on track always, arranging all schedules, notes and more lessen those stress. Now there are these apps that would help you along side. Thanks to all that developed this!
  • I'm confused

    I must be missing something. I thought that iOS doesn't allow you access to the file system. How do file management apps work on iOS?
    John Hanks