A popular file manger app, Files and Folders, has gotten a significant update to version 5.1. Instead of using the native file manager, which lacks quite a few features, this app provides a full-featured solution to browsing and managing your files on your PlayBook. The version 5.0 update brings:
- Support for SkyDrive and Office Web Apps
- A New “BlackBerry-10 inspired” UI
- Color schemes
- Faster Google Drive
- Tons of other minor improvements and bug fixes
Keep reading below for the full app description and change log.
Files & Folders is a unified file manager for your BlackBerry PlayBook and cloud services.
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Features in version 5.0:
★ Works with local files & folders but also:
★ Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, Google Docs, SugarSync and now SKYDRIVE
★ Manage cloud services in exactly the same way as local files & folders
★ Designed specifically for the BlackBerry PlayBook
★ Open (or download & open) files with associated app
★ Open Google & SkyDrive files online
★ Cut, copy, paste, rename, delete, even between cloud services
★ Star your favorite folders for quick access
★ List, icon, thumbnail views
★ Preview images and text files
★ Slide show, keep-awake, text viewer
★ Manage your ZIP files as if they were folders
★ Convert between many formats on-the-fly using Google Docs
★ Search & filter local files
★ Multi-select, sort by name, date, size, type
★ Password protection
★ Light & dark color schemes
★ Highly configurable
★ Built-in help and excellent support
★ Send files via e-mail (experimental feature)
★ Access your BlackBerry phone via Bridge (experimental feature, not for BES users)
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New in version 5:
★ Support for SkyDrive and Office Web Apps!
★ Google Drive, now much faster, especially for users with many files. Your own files and files people shared with you are now in separate top-level folders. Because of these changes, any Google Drive folders you have starred will have to be re-starred.
★ Redesigned look & feel, new icons inspired by BlackBerry10.
★ Choose your favorite color scheme!
★ Online manual, so you can read it in a separate browser window or on another device.
★ Many more major & minor improvements & bug fixes.
Version 5.1 is a maintenance release and fixes a few issues with Google Drive & SkyDrive.