Manage and View Files on your Computers, NAS, FTP and Cloud Storage with FileBrowser for iOS

Submitted by AppleVis on Monday, October 2, 2017

In this podcast, Carla gives us an in-depth look at FileBrowser - Access files on remote computers, an iOS app that enables you to manage and view files across a number of locations. These include Windows, Mac and Linux computers; Time Capsule, NAS and WiFi drives. You can also connect to a number of cloud services, including Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, WebDAV, FTP and SFTP.

Features include:


  • View Microsoft Office documents.
  • View Apple Pages, Numbers, KeyNote files.
  • View any text file.
  • PDF and Image file Annotator.
  • Save edited files back to any storage.
  • Zip and Unzip files & folders.
  • Store email attachments.
  • Capture photos to PDF - great for filing expenses.
  • Sync documents to all your devices using iCloud Drive.
  • Supports iOS multi-tasking / split-screen.

File Management:

  • Copy multiple files and folders in one go.
  • Select a group of files on Dropbox, for example, and copy them to your home Mac, PC, NAS, iCloud, Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, WebDAV, or FTP server.
  • Manage and organize storage using Copy, Move, Rename, Delete, Create Folder.
  • Easily transfer files between devices, such as iPhone to iPad.
  • Download files from the Web and store them locally, password protected.
  • Bookmark folders for 1-touch access.

AirPlay, ChromeCast and Amazon Fire:

  • Watch a slideshow of your photos on your HDTV via AirPlay™, Amazon Fire TV or Chromecast.
  • Stream your movies to your HDTV using AirPlay™ or Chromecast.
  • Listen to your music using AirPlay™ or Chromecast device.


  • Browse & view photos stored anywhere, even raw formats.
  • Free up storage on your iPad/iPhone and still access all your photos.
  • Upload and download photos from your iPhone and iPad Camera Roll.
  • Rapid swipe to scroll & pinch to zoom.
  • Automatic thumbnail extraction.


  • Stream movies across your home network.
  • No need to wait for them to sync or copy to your iPad or iPhone.
  • Last playback position remembered.

Music and Audiobooks:

  • Stream music across your home network, including FLAC files.
  • Stream music in the background.
  • Play music while browsing photos - great for slideshows.
  • Cue up multiple tracks.
  • Last playback position remembered - great for audio books.

Out and About:

  • Connect to portable WiFi drives to expand your iPad or iPhone’s capacity without limits.
  • Connect to your Mac or PC when away from home. See our web site for details.

High Quality:

  • We continuously update FileBrowser with new features and improvements.
  • User feedback is welcomed and valued.
  • No additional software needed on your computer.

FileBrowser is a US$5.99 download from the App Store.


More Like This