5 File Transfer and Sharing Apps for Android that aren’t Xender

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If you own an Android phone, then probably you have heard of Xender when it comes to file transfer and sharing to the extent that some phones come with it already installed.

Well we can agree that file sharing is almost inevitable between two or more devices. We are going to share top five android apps that are good for file transfer with high speeds other than Xender.

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SHAREit

This is a free application from Lenovo that enables file transfer between Wi-Fi enabled devices. SHAREit app boasts of over 100 million downloads on Google play store and also acts as an app manager and video player. It transfers basically any kind of file ranging from photos, videos, contacts, music among others.

The application offers very fast speeds with a maximum going up to 20MB per second which is good enough to transfer large files. However speed depends on the Wi-Fi interference and the distance between the nodes. SHAREit is also easy to use with a user friendly interface. Download it here.

Zapya

This is a free file transfer tool designed by DewMobile Inc for mobile devices. It boasts of over 10 million downloads on Google play store. It requires a wireless network in order to connect different mobile devices.

It offers up to 5MB per second of file transfer speed which is still good enough to transfer relatively large files. It allows QR code sharing where each device generates a personalized QR code which another device scans to instantly join a group and start sharing. It is easy to use and supports multiple languages. It also allows group sharing where you can share with up to 4 devices at a go. Download it here.

SuperBeam

SuperBeam is a free file transfer and sharing app. It has over 10 million downloads on Google play store. It experiences speeds of up to 7MB per second. It also allows QR code sharing where each device generates a personalized QR code which another device scans to instantly join a group and start sharing. You can also share with devices that don’t have the SuperBeam app through the web interface. It also keeps the history of all transfer operations. Download it here.

AirDroid

This free app simply allows you to access and manage your Android smartphone from Windows. It works more like a PC suite. You just install the app on your android device and install the desktop client on your PC, then you sign in on both devices. It is not limited to file transfer only; you can send text messages, make and take calls on your PC. All you need to do is create an account with your email address. Download it here.

ShareCloud

This application is available for download on Google play store for free. It boasts of about 50 million downloads. It supports file transfer of almost all file types. This app transfers data for about 20 MB per second. It has a user friendly interface making it easy to use. It however has a limitation of having extremely many ads, so you might need an ad blocker. Also, on some devices, it doesn’t share files from the SD card. Download it here.

Ever been in a situation where you need to share that trendy video with a friend, and you don’t necessarily want to use internet or Xender? Above are some apps we recommend you can use for file transfer.