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[APP][2.0+] MiXplorer v4.7.3 (fully-featured file manager)

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17th May 2011, 04:12 PM   |  #1  
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Hello everyone!
My name is Hootan. I work on XDA in my free time and this file explorer is my favorite Android project!

MiXplorer (Mix of Explorers) is a fast, smooth, beautiful, reliable and fully-featured file manager with a simple and intuitive user interface.
This app has no ads, is and will always remain completely free.
It supports Android 2.0+ (SDK 5)
I hope you enjoy it.

The best way indeed is to explore yourself. But here's a brief list of essential features:
  • Easily themable with many skins to choose from and many more to come
  • Tabbed browsing (open new ones with a left swipe!)
  • Easily create Tasks to multitask Copy, Move, ... operations
  • Different various View Modes and Sorting Options in each folder!
  • Customizable bookmarks drawer with essential file types already categorized
  • Advanced search functions
  • Export/Import all preferences and bookmarks.
  • Opening zip files even in network storage as fast as possible
  • All your cloud storage needs accessible from one single app. Choose from 17 providers + clouds which support webdav like (Yandex.ru, OwnCloud, 4Shared, MyDrive.ch, DriveHQ, CloudMe, CloudSafe, ...).
  • Root access for all advanced operations
  • User and System app management with data backup ability for rooted devices
  • EncFS volumes supported for all storages
  • File encryption and decryption using aescrypt file format
  • FTP/HTTP Server built in
  • SAMBA, FTP, SFTP, WEBDAV, BLUETOOTH supported as well
And many more awesome features for you to explore!

Next version
- Changed Package name to "com.android.mixplorer".
- Added MP3 Tag Editor.
- Optimized icons quality.
- Fixed to delete source folder after moving it.
- Moved History inside left drawer.
- Fixed to keep urls arrangement in History list.
- Replaced the location of Servers and Add buttons.
- Added Customize Skin dialog and only two options for now.
- Added landscape dual panel (Experimental)
- Improved to encrypt password and tokens secret in database.
- Added Paste-to option for share option list.
- Fixed to not create zip64 for small zip file.
- Added Next/Previous buttons in the Properties dialog when you choose multiple files.
- Fixed streaming media files.
- Fixed and Optimized streaming.
- Made a new powerful Text Editor.
- Added customizing colors in the selected theme.
- Optimizing UI ...

If you have any ideas, suggestions or you found a bug/mistake, feel free and let me know.

Twitter: twitter.com/MiXplorer
Email: MiXplorer@gmail.com


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29th February 2012, 06:52 PM   |  #2  
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Here you'll find MiXplorer apk files and Skins!

Get MiXplorer 4.7.3
Please uninstall the versions prior to 4.7.0 before installing the last one, sorry!


MiSkin (Install & Apply)

User Contributed

MIUI v6 DarkMIUI v6 LightHolo Dark-BlueHolo Dark-RedHolo KitKatHolo LightMIUI V5Orginal Light-Blue


Clearly BlueClearly GreenClearly RedClearly HoloBlueClearly PinkClearly White

Light BlackLight Green

Batman BeyondBlack-Blue SeeThru & Default SeeThruBlack-Orange & Black Orange SeeThru
Black-Green & Black-Green SeeThruSpiderman

@Thebear j koss
Blue Waffle ClearBlue Waffle Black


Source Zip Files Only for those, who want to 'create' a new skin of their own!

User contributed videos

Older Versions

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7th March 2012, 09:46 PM   |  #4  
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See List of language add-ons
If you want to help to translate to your language, send me an email to MiXplorer@gmail.com

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7th March 2012, 10:24 PM   |  #5  
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  • Fixed some of Text Reader bugs.
  • Fixed searching inside root directories.
  • Added .nosearch to 'Add...' menu option which helps you to make a folder invisible to search function.
  • Fixed date-time for system files.
  • Plus some tiny changes.

  • Fixed and Optimized decompressing rar files.
  • Fixed creating folder, empty file and moving files to EncFS volume.
  • Fixed Export feature.
  • Disabled Text Reader till I fix and improve it.

  • Fixed Baidu login.
  • Fixed deleting local EncFS files.
  • Fixed FC when making thumbnails.
  • Sorting file list with alpha-numeric names.
  • And some tiny changes.

  • Fixed download/copy from Baidu cloud.
  • Added export/import all preferences and bookmarks.
  • Fixed saving password in server config page.
  • Fixed Text Reader. (still needs improvement)
  • Fixed drag-drop items in old Android versions.
  • Added custom file associations dialog.
  • Added refresh button to bottom bar and 'Add button' moved to top-right menu.
  • And some tiny changes and bug fixes.

  • Added Background Dim option for transparent skins.
  • Fixed single-quote issue in database.
  • Fixed some WebDav bugs.
  • Fixed login to some servers and added option to trust certificates. (Add 'trust=1' or 'trust=true' in advanced settings)

  • Fixed decrypting EncFs files.
  • Fixed Add new file/folder issue.
  • Fixed deleting Encfs volume.
  • Disabled Copy.com on previous versions.
  • Fixed uploading to Copy.com and Baidu storage.
  • Fixed login to webdav.
  • Plus some tiny changes.

  • Added opening zip files everywhere as fast as possible.
  • Most of features are improved and optimized.
  • Fixed a lot of bugs.

  • Fixed root problems.
  • Fixed Google drive issues.
  • Changed drag-drop files dialog.
  • Fixed auto rename packages.
  • Fixed sending files from categories.
  • And some other tiny bugs and changes.

  • Added Select "Only files" and "Items between" options to selection popup.
  • Added Shredder option to destroy files before deleting them.
  • Reordered TLS cipher suites for secure connections.
  • Removed locking folders, we only have startup lock.
  • Added selecting items from multiple tabs.
  • Added drag-drop items between tabs.
  • Fixed some UI problems.
  • Fixed some clouds problems.
  • Added Meo Cloud.
  • Removed MegaCloud and Ubuntu-one.
  • Added EncFS (Volume root folder must ends with .encfs).
  • Fixed lots of tiny bugs.

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7th March 2012, 10:38 PM   |  #6  
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Credits & Copyrights

All credits belong to @HootanParsa , the translators and the users who are actively involved on this thread!

4.x versions:

External Libraries:
Apache HttpComponents 4.3.3
Apache commons-compress

3.x versions:

App Icon Created by @PhysX for this app.
Some icons + Category Bar from MIUI File Manager (will be removed completely in the upcoming verions)
Folder Icons Found the folder icon on the web and modified it as applicable into various colours.

2.3.7.x versions:

The versions belonging to this series are based on the ported file explorer from the MIUI gingerbread ROM (miuiandroid_Defy-2.1.13 (Android v2.3.7) – 2012/1/16) to all 2.2+ android devices.

'Ported' basically means that:
- I decompiled the app and studied the structure.
- Then I extracted the theme resources, created a new project and tried to recreate the MIUI file manager in my own way.
- I reworked all the classes for the browse tab. FTP tab was easy because it's open source. Furthermore, I wrote a complex code for category tab which works on all kind of custom ROMs with different content provider.

I'd like to point out that the version initially published ( was written by me and I'm the only one who has it's sources. Hence, there is no relation between these series versions and MIUI file manager sources (ICS-Based) on Github. And it's not open-source.
All the apk files shared on XDA and other places with this package name "com.android.mifileexplorer" belong to me.
I would, however, like to give credit to MIUI company for theme resources and also to their elegant design.

Languages Past Collaboraters

Arabic - Mr.ziad
Chinese Simplified - lovejaychou2005
Croatian - Domcek
Czech - bckp, clone.x
Dutch, Flemish - labsin
Estonian - Mairo
French - bolsderac, dadaz007, Draky50110, Matx13
German - CaliburManiac, coxtor, Erik194, Felix_0501, Mardon, Schokonuss, Philip Kramwinkel
Hebrew - elyashiv1994
Hindi - paarkhi
Hungarian - rollrk4h, RootRulez
Indonesian - shad23, shoutokuyaki
Italian - Alex.Raz, Clem29, dimpemekug,fedett92, glider010,ludoo
Korean - phone_user
Kurdish -GorranKurd
Modern Greek - nomedor
Persian - mr.hami
Polish - DrizztDWX, mario44
Portuguese - rtfpessoa, SnowPluralism, softwork_brasil
Portuguese Brazilian - danilocps87, herbertsilver, romuleta, softwork_brasil
Romanian, Moldavian, Moldovan - costygsm2, ygorigor
Russian - GREY58, iron86, wmaster4g
Serbian - crullick
Slovak - bckp
Spanish - Hopler, LeoPosas, superpulosu
Swedish - meares
Turkish - Fatih Firinci, sbdemir
Vietnamese - HeavenAngle, hoangnguyen

I don't really have any idea when MIUI company started to use "Mi" (as the prefix) in some of their projects. I assume some months after my first project. I have been using this prefix for some years now and it's derived from "MiProjects", which is my brand.
The conflict that has arised is quite vague but I do apologise for any misunderstandings I might have caused.

* (v4.x, v3.x, v2.x) All of the developers have free license to add this app in their custom ROM as default.
Please put the app in '/data' folder not '/system', to let users update it in the future.
* (v4.x) Modifying APK not permitted because of security reasons.

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Hi. Very good idea. The only thing i was missing was root explorer. I didn't test the app, but will as soon as possible. If nobody has an idea, than keep solving bugs^^. I hope you continue the work
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Keep up the good work. I added root stuff to it ages ago in miui-au (but pretty poorly) as it was the only reason I needed another file manager. Well other than I do use zip/unzip, which is great to see you've added.

---------- Post added at 03:26 PM ---------- Previous post was at 03:23 PM ----------

Originally Posted by marhensa

not working on CM7..

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I had to push to system, wouldn't install the normal way. Perhaps it needs resigning?
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I have given it a try since root exploring you have added, but I couldnt gain the root access.

All I can see is Browse, SDCard and FTp tabs, but how do I access the system partition of the files? Am I missing something here?

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