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Droid Explorer Beta
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Free Freeware
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Mar 15, 2015
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Droid Explorer Review

Fernando Ortega
Editors' Pick

Windows Explorer interface for Motorola Android phones

A review of Droid Explorer by Fernando Ortega

The concept behind this handy utility is brilliant and you can't go wrong when the speed and stability of current tools and drivers is improved.

Motorola's current Mobile Phone Tools software is sluggish and unintuitive; with Droid Explorer, you can browse the filesystem on your Motorola Milestone or Droid (or most Motorola Android Phones) easily with a similar interface to Windows Explorer.

The one thing that seemed annoying about this program is it runs in the background and seems to hog memory even though the service isn't being used. There is a simple remedy and that is running the service only when required.

This tool is useful for developers, hackers and normal users alike: it just offers so much more flexibility than the drivers Motorola offers. The community and developers behind it are also quite active. New hacks and features are released in most updates.

Droid Explorer can transfer files between phone and PC, synchronize phone data and backup phone data.

Droid Explorer features and highlights:
  • Multiple device support
  • Copy and auto-apply update.zip
  • Copy local files to device
  • Auto detection of connected/disconnected device
  • APK file icon and extended information
  • Device command shell window
  • Reboot device
  • Reboot device in to recovery mode
  • Open files for viewing / execution locally with the default file type executable
  • Drag & Drop file copy from Explorer
  • Flash Recovery Image
  • Package Manager (Install & Uninstall)
  • No need to mount SD card to access files from computer
  • Access files in other directories besides SD card
  • Copy files from device to local clipboard
  • Paste files from local clipboard to device
  • Open files on local machine
  • Display open with dialog to specify what to open a file with
  • Right click APK and Uninstall
  • Right click APK and Install
  • Delete files from device
  • Take a Screen Shot (landscape or portrait)
  • Plugins can register as a component to open files
  • Open from within Computer
  • Should now work with more ROMs as long as they are Rooted and have busybox
  • Device "Friendly Name" instead of device serial number.

Droid Explorer for Milestone and Droid is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from mobile phone tools without restrictions. Droid Explorer for Milestone and Droid Beta is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This Droid device explorer software is filed under:

  • Droid Explorer Download
  • Freeware Mobile Phone Tools
  • Free Software Download

Compatibility with this Droid device explorer software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from S-msft.

Droid Explorer has been picked by our editors as excellent.
Droid Explorer has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Droid Explorer Beta against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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