Root Explorer App for Android Review

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Those Android geeks who root their phones regularly or change ROMs like they change clothes, Root Explorer app for Android would be just the perfect tool to have. This handy root file manager gives access to virtually any file in your device’s memory, no matter how unsafe you accessing them might be. Root Explorer Andoird app can be downloaded for $3.99 from Google Play Store.

Root Explorer App Features

Root Explorer app for Android is marketed in the hacker community, and it is not for the ordinary Android user. Using the application, one could access virtually any file in your Android phone’s hard drive, including the elusive data folder, as well as SD card. The app got a fantastic graphics user interface that displays the contents of your device’s file system in an ordered fashion.

Root Explorer app for Android

The hacker specific features of Root Explorer app for Android include SQLite database viewer, Text Editor, the option to create/extract zip or tar/gzip files, extract rar archives, option for multi-select, execute scripts, search, remount, permissions, bookmarks, send files (via email, Bluetooth etc), image thumbnails, APK binary XML viewer, the feature to change file owner/group, create symbolic link, “Open With” facility, MD5, and the option to create shortcuts. The Tex Editor comes handy when you’re using hacked software and want to change few things here and there. The option to create/extract zip or tar/gzip files let you package whatever you find in your phone before porting it to the PC for analyzing.

For normal users, Android Root Explorer app can be used to remove those unwanted music/game apps that comes pre-installed with your contracted phone. Else, the app is designed for hardcore hackers. Root Explorer is compatible with Android OS versions 1.1 and above.

Final Thoughts

Root Explorer app for Android is clearly aimed at the hacker community. The app gives access to every corner of your phone’s file system through a well laid out graphical user interface. It got every tool whatsoever to root your phone, analyze the files in a PC or simply share it with your peers. Given Root Explorer’s geeky set of features, it is obvious that the app is of very limited utility to the common man, other than perhaps using it to remove some memory consuming pre-installed apps in your phone. Verdict: Go for it if you’re on among them.

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