Windows Phone gets the official file manager app

Windows Phone gets the official file manager app

Microsoft has finally launched the file manager app for Windows Phone. Available as a free download, Files allows users to access and manage files stored both on the phone and microSD card. You can also search for files, create new ones, as well as move, copy, rename or delete them. If we’re talking about an executable file (app), you can fire it up from Files.

Windows Phone system files remain inaccessible by the application, which is kinda expected as it prevents users from accidentally deleting stuff they don’t want to; which further leads to increased support costs.

What’s missing though is integration with cloud-based services. We haven’t expected to see support for Dropbox and Box.net, but we did hope Microsoft would include its SkyDrive OneDrive to the mix. That feature, however, will have to wait for some next version of the Files app…

Files (FREE) [Windows Phone Marketplace]

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