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Topic # 198818 23-Jul-2016 21:36
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Has anyone found a file explorer app that works properly on Android TV (the Shield TV in particular) that has network support, and _isn't_ "ES File Explorer"?

 

Total Commander is usable bit a bit fiddly.

 

 





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  Reply # 1597692 24-Jul-2016 13:04
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An old version of ES File Explorer is probably what you're after.

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  Reply # 1599429 27-Jul-2016 11:21
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https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lonelycatgames.Xplore

 

 

 

Developer has made this Android TV compatible. It is better the ES imo.





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  Reply # 1599432 27-Jul-2016 11:36
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Not a fan of ES at all. I use Solid Explorer on my Android devices which seems to be quite similar to Xplore linked above. Unsure whether it's Android TV compatible or not though.

 

Edit: A reddit thread indicates it does work on Android TV, the last post says: "I've already sideloaded it onto my Shield. It works pretty well, though a mouse is needed"


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  Reply # 1599727 27-Jul-2016 20:28
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I am user of ES File Explorer. Is there something I don't know that I should be worried about?


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  Reply # 1599737 27-Jul-2016 20:54
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 Like the look of xplore. Thanks for the headsup.


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  Reply # 1599740 27-Jul-2016 21:00
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mdf:

 

I am user of ES File Explorer. Is there something I don't know that I should be worried about?

 

 

 

 

They were having issues with adware and leaving on a developer option that created some some popup. 


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  Reply # 1599755 27-Jul-2016 21:49
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ES file explorer works but I'd advise plugging mouse into TV to better use the app. Or using Sony remote control android app

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