There are many benefits of each iOS app having its own private folder, but this can be a barrier when sharing content between apps or accessing remote servers. FileBrowser for Education supports many of the ways applications access or save content, providing the simplest workflow for the apps you use.Read more
If your students have access to shared iPads FileBrowser provides a number of features to help them access their own content swiftly without burdening them unnecessarily for their credentials. In this scenario FileBrowser may also be configured to prevent local storage of passwords, and also prevent local storage of content.Read more
Office apps running on a desktop / laptop have always been able to directly access documents on file servers. FileBrowser for Education brings this to iOS.
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FileBrowser for Education may be configured to hide everything except the folder viewer, allowing users to browse to their content without the risk of inadvertently changing settings or switching to an unfamiliar screen.
The simplified UI that Folder View mode provides is perfect for younger children.
FileBrowser's bookmark feature provides rapid browsing to commonly used folders and files with a single tap. Add a bookmark to the user's home folder, the class shared folder, or folders for particular lessons or topics.
FileBrowser for Education has many features. Here are a few examples of how FileBrowser is being used in an educational environment.
If a student has produced some work in the form of a Pages document, for example, this may be exported as a PDF file and the teacher may then use FileBrowser for Education to annotate this PDF in a natural way, mirroring the pen and paper process.
FileBrowser is able to annotate with a pen, pencil, or highlighter tools, and can also add text. It also supports the Apple Pencil for precision annotations.
Storage of photos on a mobile device can be a sensitive subject. If you have a class taking photos or videos, FileBrowser can automatically upload them to the school server and avoid using the iOS camera roll altogether. Using FileBrowser for Education, simply browse to the folder on the server and choose "Capture Photo / Video" from FileBrowser's menu. Once the user is happy with the photo or video it will be immediately uploaded to the network folder.
This feature means that teachers don't need to upload photos from 30 iPads at the end of a class or day, and the content is secured securely on the school server instead of being held on the device.
Configuring hundreds of iPads can be a real burden. FileBrowser eases this by supporting centralised configuration in a variety of environments, ranging from no deployment hardware or software right up to a comprehensive Mobile Application Management/MDM systems.
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