Remote File Manager allows you to directly access your files on remote computers (Mac, Windows, Linux), NAS and cloud storages (Dropbox, Google Drive, One Drive etc).

What's the major difference between Remote File Manager and other file apps?
* Streams remote files(docs, photos, movies and music) to your iDevice without doing file transfer.
* Manage your remote files right on your iPhone/iPad.
* Use CIFS/SMB protocol to access network shares. It doesn't require any additional software running on the server side.

Access Network Shares
Supported OS and devices: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme and NAS.
Access network shares by CIFS/SMB protocol.
Manage (copy/move/rename/delete) your remote files from iPhone/iPad.
Stream movies and music from network shares to iPhone/iPad.
Transfer files between network shares and iPhone/iPad.
Search remote files by filename.
Support network discovery and make connection setup easily.
Support VPN and port forward(139 and 445 port) to connect your computer/NAS over Internet.

Access Cloud Storages
Supported Cloud Storages: Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and Box.
Access and manage your files on Cloud Storage.
Stream movies and musics to iPhone/iPad
Transfer files between Cloud Storage and iPhone/iPad.

Supported File Types
Support JPG, PNG, TIFF
Play Slideshow
Transfer photos between iOS Photo Library and network shares/cloud storages.
Share photos on Twitter, Facebook, Email etc.

Support majority video formats: MOV,MP4,M4V,MPV,AVI,XVID,MKV,RMVB,WMV,FLV etc.
Play Up to HD quality (1920 x 1080 pixels) for Quick Time media files (MP4, MOV, M4V, MPV)
Play up to DV quality (720 x 576 pixels) for other media files (AVI,XVID,MKV,RMVB,WMV,FLV etc.)

Support MP3, AAC, AIFF, WAV
Background, shuffle, Repeat play

Fast open large pdf file.
Support Outline, Bookmark, page thumbnails, annotation link etc.

MS Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint
iWork: Pages, Numbers, Keynote
And more doc formats: plain text, RTF(Rich Text Format), HTML and Web Archives

What's New

Version 3.4.3

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5

42 Ratings

42 Ratings

Remote Files


Two years later: still the best, universally useful tool, and! 1. They've now cleaned up most of the glitches in the file dates; and 2. You can now move and up/download entire subdirectories. It's even easier and hence even more useful!
Excellent app, works like a charm via WiFi with my external RAV FileHub power/hub gizmo. I can make backups, transfer data files, photos, etc in and out of my iPad, to and from a thumb drive, SD card, etc mounted on the RAV Filehub. Unbeatable way to back up and exchange files quick and easy, to and from my iPad. No need to fool around with another computer and iTunes and all that jazz. The thumb drive shows up as another "file" on the list-window in the Remote Files app, and I can just upload or download anything between the iPad and the thumbdrive. Fantastically useful!!


Works Perfectly With TIME CAPSULE & Other NAS

Jolly Roger 1

Works perfectly with Time Capsule and all other NAS. This is the ONLY app I have found to work with Time Capsule…. I could not be happier with this app as both a way to connect to my Time Capsule, but also as a file manager and media player. I have been using this app for years now and absolutely love it. Highly recommended, especially if you want to transfer files to and from your iPad or iPhone to your Time Capsule WIRELESSLY to archive videos and photos to free up space on mobile devices. The Dev is also timely responsive...thanks Jane!

Very Handy Tool

Flesh-eating bacteria

I've been using this app for about a year and find it to be very handy for moving files around on my LAN. Their are lots of tools, lots of apps to do this and I use several but for simply getting a few files from one location to another, Remote File Manager works best for me. Setup was quick and straight forward (about 12 devices) and use is intuitive (if I can ever keep "upload" and "download" straight). The only nits I've discovered involved transfers to and from a couple of Epson Workforce AIOs and an apparent file size issue with the viewer.

All around, I'm a happy camper.


Jane Zhang
80.6 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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