Please click one of the links below to see our step by step instructions on how to get FileBrowser connected:
FileBrowser also connects to the following:
Running inside document editing apps FileBrowser for Business allows you to access your network documents just like you would from a desktop or laptop. FileBrowser for Business works great with the apps listed above, or any apps that support iOS Document Provider Extensions.Show me How
Use FileBrowser to pass a copy of your document into Pages, Numbers or Keynote then use Open In to pass it back to FileBrowser and overwrite your file. For direct editing of documents within your editor of choice see FileBrowser for Business.Show me How
FileBrowser for Business offers the ability to Sync files and folders from your servers to your iPad always keeping your files up to date.
Single column showing file details.
Grid of icons or image thumbnails.
Two or three columns showing file details.
The grid view uses image thumbnails. To enable thumbnails go to the Config > Storage/Thumbnails Page and select "On Screen" or "All".
Sort by one of the following either ascending or descending
This can be accessed via the file actions menu to the right of your files.
This views files using an alternate viewer. Tapping the menu button in this mode allows you to print your document. see here
Use this to pass files other apps. For more information Click here
Share your file via social media such as Facebook, Twitter, or iMessage etc.
Export a file to a folder of another app.
Save an image or photo as a PDF.
Open the file and treat it as containing only text.
Attach a file to an Email.
Make a duplicate of the current file.
Copy a file. To copy multiple files or folders see here.
Rename the file or folder.
Delete a file or folder. To delete multiple files or folders see here.
Add a music track to the now playing list.
Stream video files to a third party app such as VLC or GoodPlayer.
Paste to complete a copy or move action.
Create a new folder.
Download any file from the web. Just copy the URL and paste it into FileBrowser to save a local copy.Show me How
Paste an image or text thats on the iOS Clipboard into a new file.
Import a file from another app's folder or Document Provider.
Create folder links that you can email or paste into a folder. Also see the "Create HomeScreen Link" section below to learn how to make a shortcut icon on your desktop.
Take a photo or Video and save it directly into the current folder.
Take a photo and save it as a PDF into the current folder. Perfect for expenses.
Record a voice Memo to the current folder.
Navigate to the location or folder you want to search, then tap the search icon on the bottom toolbar.
Type in the box at the top of the screen.
Tap search on the keyboard and you will be asked if you want to search this folder only or all sub folders.
To enable Search while typing turn it on:
Tap "Folder Search"
Enable "Search While Typing"
Select the files and or folders you want to copy, move or delete, then do one of the following. On iPhone, tap the menu button to access Move and Delete.
Navigate to where you want your files or folders to be copied/moved and click the actions menu in the toolbar and select paste or move.
Bookmarks are a great feature of FileBrowser. You can use them in two ways:
If you have folders on your computer that you use all the time such as My Documents, Photo Library or Movies, add a bookmark to them. These will become your shortcuts and save you time navigating through folders to get to where you want.
Tap the bookmark icon and tap the + icon.
You can give it a more memorable name and tap add.
Tap the Bookmark icon and your existing bookmarks are listed.
Just tap one and FileBrowser will connect and browse to the bookmarked folder.
If you are reading a long PDF, whether it's a book or a presentation or even a legal document, add a bookmark. When you tap that bookmark, FileBrowser will remember the location in the file and open it where you left off.
From this page you can add a Bookmark:
tapping the bookmark icon in the toolbar
Then tap '+', for rapid navigation to this file next time.
Alternatively, you can view a document for printing. See the 'File Actions Menu' section below.
FileBrowser automatically remembers the most recently visited files and folders, and with a single tap you can re-open a file or rapidly browse to a folder.
Simply Tap the bookmarks icon
Select the history tab.
With Touch ID you can add an extra level of security when accessing your machines. This can be activated per connection, and your fingerprint will then be required to access your stored credentials.
Annotate your PDFs and Images to make comments, highlight text and use the drawing tools. FileBrowser offers full support for Apple Pencil to make drawing and writing easier on iPad Pro. Once you have finished annotating your document or image FileBrowser will save the new file and keep the original as a backup.
To stream your images to a Chromecast device, view your image fullscreen and press the Airplay icon on the toolbar and select your Chromecast device.
If you have an Amazon Fire TV device, use FileBrowser to relay your Images to your big screen. View your image fullscreen and press the Airplay icon on the toolbar and select your device.
If you have Apple TV or AirPlay™ enabled media server such as KODI, use FileBrowser to relay your Images to your big screen. View your image fullscreen and press the AirPlay icon on the toolbar and select your device.
Viewing your images as a slideshow could not be easier.
Press the slideshow button and the images in the current folder will play.
To change the delay, transitions and order tap the Image Viewer Actions Menu and select Slideshow Settings.
Display your image properties (EXIF data) such as dimensions, color mode, lattitude, camera model etc.
Share your file via social media such as Facebook, Twitter, or iMessage etc.
Send an image to another app. For more information click here
Send your image to an AirPrint device.
Attach document or image to an Email, if you have a large image you will be given the option to send a smaller version of the image.
Change delays and transitions. For more information click here
You can select multiple images in the image view by tapping the Tick button on each image. Selecting them turns the tick blue like the screenshot. When you have finished you will be returned to the folder view in edit mode where you can choose to copy, move or delete your images.
You now have access to the photos synced to your iPad or iPhone from iPhoto. Clicking the "Photo Library" heading in the left hand column will allow you to browse the built-in iOS Photo Library.
Simply tap an image to bring up the controls at the bottom of the screen you will see an arrow icon tap this to bring up the Image Thumbnails all the images in the current folder are displayed here for quick access. Simply tap an image to display it.
Pinch the Image to Zoom in and out.
Double tap the image to zoom to 1:1 pixel ratio.
Update or create new XMP sidecar files for images and rapidly update rejection and star rate your photos.
Only Available in FileBrowser for Business.
Simply tap the Movie file you want to play and it will auto start, tap the center of the screen to pause the video. Once paused you can tap anywhere on the screen to bring up the additional controls.
All video file formats supported by the iPad / iPhone can be streamed. FileBrowser also supports HD content if your WiFi network is fast enough.
Video formats supported include:
Formats not natively supported can be streamed through FileBrowser to other apps such as VLC or GoodPlayer:
Tap the file actions menu icon next to the movie and select 'Stream To Another App'. FileBrowser will display compatible video player apps that are installed, tap one of these to start streaming to that app.
To stream to other apps select "Stream to Another App". FileBrowser will generate a temporary link to the video file. You can then switch to an alternate app and select the option to stream a video from the Internet. When you are prompted to enter a URL, just tap the text entry field and 'Paste' the URL from FileBrowser. Streaming should then start in the other app. You need to switch to the other app reasonably quickly:Show me How
To stream your videos to a Chromecast device press the actions menu on the video you want to play and select "Queue To Chromecast". Chromecast supports MP4 and WebM video formats. For more details see this Link.Show me How
If you have Apple TV or AirPlay™ enabled media server such as KODI, use FileBrowser to relay your movies to your big screen, streaming the content over your home network. No need to keep the movies on your iPad.Show me How
If you encoded your videos with other languages switch them by tapping the "L" for Languages or tap "S" to turn on your Subtitles both are located in the bottom right of the toolbar.
Apple prevent movies purchased from iTunes being streamed to non-Apple apps.
You can now use FileBrowser for Business to track assets in your organisation. Perhaps you have banks of servers you need to identify or paper documents to locate in a directory. Print QR code labels on the assets and then find the corresponding server, folder or computer file instantly with FileBrowser's QR Code scanner.
You could also point to any folder or location on your servers.
Simply tap the Toolbar menu and select "Create a folder link".
Then choose "Copy QR Code to Clipboard"
Paste your QR Code into an email, document or use "Paste iOS clipboard" to save the code directly to a folder.
Use the camera to read a QR Code and jump to a folder.
Simply tap the bookmarks Icon.
Tap the QR Code icon and scan your QR Code and tap Use.
Your ERP system may already create barcodes that identify files or folders on the company file system. Tap the search button in FileBrowser and then the barcode button to scan and search.
Enable 'the Barcode Button on Toolbar' setting in Config/Preferences to show a dedicated scan button for quicker access.
Simply navigate to a folder or file and say "Siri remind me of this when I get home" and Siri will create a reminder linked to FileBrowser's current folder or document.
Sometimes scrolling through thousands of files can take time, you can use the rapid scroller to make this a breeze.
Simply hold your finger on the scrollbar area then drag up and down.
FileBrowser can play most music file types including FLAC. Featuring several play modes including:
Play selected track and the remining ones in the folder.
Selecting a track from a folder queues and plays it once.
Play selected track and all others in the folder continuously.
Play selected track and others in the folder randomly.
You can play queue tracks to play by pressing the context menu on a track and select "Queue Up". This will place it in the now playing queue.
Re-order queued tracks, Simply tap edit, then drag the tracks into the order you want and tap "done".
To stream your music to a Chromecast or AirPlay device press the Airplay button and select your device from the list.
For a dedicated music playing app, please try our MusicStreamer app.
View your comics collection stored in CBR or CBZ files. View images within any ZIP or RAR file.
Simply Tap the comic file and FileBrowser will open it in the comic viewer.
If you would like to add an icon to your iPad HomeScreen that opens FileBrowser and navigates straight to a specific location, create a HomeScreen link.
You can group these icons together just like apps.
Open iTunes with your iPad or iPhone connected and selected. Click the Apps button at the top and scroll down. Click on the FileBrowser icon on the left.
Click the "Add..." button in iTunes or drag the files or folders from a Mac Finder or Windows Explorer window into the "FileBrowser Documents" window.
In FileBrowser, any files that you have placed in the "iTunes Sync" location will be available to copy from your iPad or iPhone to your computer. Simply drag these from the window in iTunes to a local folder in Mac Finder or Windows Explorer.