Droid Explorer

August 20th, 2012

Android management made easy


4.6 MB 

Last Update:

August 20th, 2012 

Version: Beta 

OS Support:

Windows All 

License/Program Type:



Ryan Conrad 




Editor's Opinion
A truly smart tool for your smart phone; Droid Explorer is one of the best device manager for rooted devices you can find. Highly Recommended!
Editor's Description
Droid Explorer is an application designed to help you manage your rooted android device with the simplicity of Windows Explorer.

Hailed as one of the best droid manager and definitely the only open source tool with so many features, Droid Explorer certainly delivers. It includes a wide range of neat tools to help you transfer files conveniently, take screenshot, install/uninstall applications and much much more.

Give it a try, you can't go wrong with Droid Explorer!

Main Features of Droid Explorer:

- 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.
- Android Screencast Plugin - Control your android device with your mouse and keyboard
- Install/Uninstall APK files right from explorer
- Standalone plugin runner (will mainly be used for windows 7 jump lists and the apk installer but can be used to run any plugin.
- Better Hero Support
- Backup the "Google Experience" applications and creates an update.zip containing the applications
- Use an existing Android SDK with Droid Explorer, or let Droid Explorer set up the SDK for you.

PC Requirements

- Windows (looking for a developer to help create UI for mono)
- .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
- Some plugins require Java Runtime Environment and Java Web Start

Confirmed Devices

- HTC Dream / G1 / ADP1
- HTC Sapphire / Magic / MyTouch 3G / ADP2 / Ion
- HTC Hero / G2 / CDMA Hero
- Google Nexus One
- Motorola DROID
- Samsung Galaxy / i7500
- Acer Liquid
- Samsung Galaxy S Line
Droid Explorer VIDEO TRAILER
For more information, please watch the movie that contains installation and complete features demo
Droid Explorer Award
Droid Explorer Antivirus Scan Report done by Softoxi.com

Droid Explorer Award
Droid Explorer Video Tutorial done by Softoxi.com
Droid Explorer Scan reports
avast! 6 Scan Report:

* avast! Scan Report
* This file is generated automatically
* Scan name: Software Scan
* Started on: Thursday, April 28, 2011 1:25:34 PM
* VPS: 110427-2, 04/27/2011

C:/Softoxi/Scan\DroidExplorer.|>DroidExplorer. [+] is OK
C:/Softoxi/Scan\DroidExplorer.|>DroidExplorer. [+] is OK
C:/Softoxi/Scan\DroidExplorer. [+] is OK
C:/Softoxi/Scan\DroidExplorer. [+] is OK
Infected files: 0
Total files: 4
Total folders: 1
Total size: 22.1 MB

* Scan stopped: Thursday, April 28, 2011 1:25:35 PM
* Run-time was 1 second(s)

Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Scan Report:

Virus Scan: completed <1 minute ago (events: 7, objects: 4, time: 00:00:01)
Result: OK (events: 4)
4/28/2011 1:25:24 PM C:\Softoxi\Scan\DroidExplorer.
4/28/2011 1:25:24 PM C:\Softoxi\Scan\DroidExplorer.
4/28/2011 1:25:24 PM C:\Softoxi\Scan\DroidExplorer.
4/28/2011 1:25:23 PM C:\Softoxi\Scan\DroidExplorer.
Result: Archive (events: 1)
4/28/2011 1:25:23 PM C:\Softoxi\Scan\DroidExplorer.
Result: Task started (events: 1)
4/28/2011 1:25:23 PM
Result: Task completed (events: 1)
4/28/2011 1:25:24 PM

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