10 File Sharing Android Apps

Android devices have totally changed the spectrum of mobile technology over the past couple of years. Nowadays, cell phones are not limited to texting and calling. They can perform other functions like gaming, multimedia and internet. It is possible due to android technology that is open source. Android devices store huge volume of data. So, we have to share files with other user through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. In order to transfer files, Bluetooth can be used but it is too slow to transfer large data. So, one can use file sharing apps that use Wi-Fi.

  1. ShareIt

It is the faster and most popular file transfer app over Wi-Fi network. You can download it for free from Google Play. To transfer file over devices, it has Wi-Fi Direct feature. Once devices are connected, receiver can see all the files on sender’s device and choose and send files in their device without any issue. This app has around 30 to 50 million downloads from Play store.

2. Xender

It is one of the most popular and widely used file transfer app on Google Play store. It uses Direct Wi-Fi feature and transfers files at the speed of 4 to 6 Mbps. All you need to launch app on both device. One device has to join the group and other has to create the group. It can also sort files in various categories like audio, images, apps, video and big files. It has been installed by around 20 to 50 million users.

3. HitcherNet

It also shares files between two devices through Wi-Fi direct. You can download this app for free from Google Play store. Connect the devices and tap file option and choose file that needs to be shared. It is capable to transfer several files between several devices. You can remember paired devices and connect automatically next time. This app has been installed by 50000 to 100000 users.

4. Superbeam

It is yet another great file transfer app for faster file sharing through Wi-Fi direct. You can download it for free from Google Play store. You can pair devices through NFC, QR Code, or Manual codes. It also has option to apply themes. It supports all types of files for sharing, such as Video, Audio, Text, APK and images.

5. WiFi Share

It is the best file transfer apps for older Android versions, i.e. from 1.6 to 2.3. You can share large data to more than two devices at a time. There are two versions of this app – one for devices above version 2.3 and other for devices from v1.6. This app has been installed by 50000 to 100000 users.

6. Wi-Fi Shoot

It also features Wi-Fi direct feature which shares audio, images, apk, videos and other files. It can support Android 4.0 or advanced versions. It has been installed by over 100,000 users.

7. Zapya File Transfer

It is one of the top-rated apps on Google Play store. You can send files to several devices at a time to 4 users. You can also play multiplayer game over Wi-Fi through this app. You can generate and share your own QR code for transferring files. It supports several languages.

8. Wi-Fi File Transfer

It is available for free on Google Play store. You can also transfer files between Android devices and computer simultaneously. You can transfer files through password protection.

9. Fast File Transfer

You can send several files to multiple devices simultaneously. You can send data to any OS or device supporting Wi-Fi.

10. Wi-Fi Direct +

It is yet another great file transfer app. It is lightweight app needs Android 4.1 and above. You can also share gallery images and send files from SD card.

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