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iFile for iOS

By SG GAME $1.99 Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Nov 16, 2012

iFile is an app designed to allow you to move files from computers (even between different operating systems) and your iPhone or iPad. The iFile app is available from iTunes for $1.99.

To use iFile you need to connect your iPhone or iPad to a Wi-Fi network, then open the iFile app and record the IP address it is using. Then, on your Mac, Windows, or Linux computer, open a browser window and enter the IP address as the URL. If the two can connect cleanly, an upload window is displayed. From there, select the file you want to upload to the iPhone or iPad and it will be sent. The iFile interface is very basic, relying on icons for many actions. We tested iFile between iPhone and iPad, and uploaded files from both a MacBook and a Windows desktop system. The iFile interface is not customized for the iPad, relying on the iPhone interface. We could transfer music, video, and document files from either computer to the mobile device, although iFile sometimes had trouble establishing the connection reliably. We could not transfer from the mobile device back to the computer, which is unfortunate.

There are a few similar apps available, so we recommend looking at what's out there. iFile worked, but only intermittently for us, and while it's relatively easy to use, we suspect there are better alternatives.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.8

Bug fixed.

General

Release June 10, 2016
Date Added June 10, 2016
Version 3.8

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iphone3gs, iphone3gs, ipadwifi, ipadwifi, ipad3g, ipad3g, ipodtouchthirdgen, ipodtouchthirdgen, iphone4, iphone4, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipad2wifi, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, ipad23g, iphone4s, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini, ipadmini4g, ipadmini4g

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Developer's Description

what's new in this version:The function of WEBDAV is enhanced in this version.please connect to the webdav using:NetDrive (windowsxp/vista)Cyberduck (osx)Instructions:1.You can use iFile to move files from computer(Windows,Mac,Linux) to your iPhone/iTouch with WIFI.2.You don't need to install any software on your computer,just open your web browser and you can manage the files which on your iPhone/iTouch.3.You can upload files in any format to your iPhone/iTouch or download files from your iPhone/iTouch by using a web browser.Another view,iFile makes your iPhone/iTouch to a memory disk.4.You can create a directory in your iPhone/iTouch.5.You can open the most of the file formats. Ifile can support Japanese and Chinese files.supported formatsaudio:mp3,wavimage:jpg/jpeg,png,gif,bmp,tif/tiff and the formated supported by iPhone/iTouch video:mov,mp4,m4v,3gpdocument:doc,ppt,xsl,pdf,htm/html,safari ArchivePage,plain text(txt,c/c++,perl,java...).6.Consider the security,iFile can close its sharing,so you can't access any files by using a computer.7.When you close a file, iFile can remember the last position. Next time you open the file, it will be opened from the last position.8.iFile supports the automatic screen rotation,and also allows you to turn off the automatic screen rotation.9.You can zoom pictures or documents by multi-touch.10.Yon can play a music in the background.Step1:Make your IPhone or ITouch connect to a WiFi network.Step2:Open the iFile and you will see the server ip displayed at the bottom of the screen.Step3:Open a browser on a computer which in the same LAN, then enter the server ip in the address blank and open this link,your will see the upload page opened.Step4:You can choose the file which you want to upload,then upload it,after uploading,you will see the file displayed on your IPhone.And you can touch the file to open it on you IPhone.