9 Best File and Disc Apps

Smart Defrag

Smart Defrag

Appsreview Score:
97/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Scheduled regular and boot time defragging
  • Can automatically shut down after a defrag
  • Option to

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  • Scheduled regular and boot time defragging
  • Can automatically shut down after a defrag
  • Option to defrag just Windows Metro Apps
  • Option to auto analyze for defrag alerts
  • Boot time defragmenting
  • Optimization and/or prioritization can be scheduled
  • Exclude files and folders from a defrag
  • Integrates with the Windows right-click context menu
  • Can defrag just the free space

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Cons:

  • Doesn’t allow checking a drive for errors
  • Doesn’t support idle defrags
  • Might try to ins

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  • Doesn’t allow checking a drive for errors
  • Doesn’t support idle defrags
  • Might try to install a toolbar or unrelated program during or after setup
  • Some options seen in the free version are actually only usable in the professional version

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Bottom Line:

Smart Defrag is a free defragmentation program for all versions of the Windows operating system starting with Windows XP.

Auslogics Disk Defrag

Auslogics Disk Defrag

Appsreview Score:
97/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • It is free.
  • Fast defrag.
  • Shows detailed info.

Cons:

  • There is no option for optimizing an SSD.

Bottom Line:

Auslogics Disk Defrag is a lightweight, easy to use, efficient software that will help you to defrag your hard drive and optimize the performance of your PC.

WinSCP

WinSCP

Appsreview Score:
95/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Is completely free to use and is open source
  •  Makes working on a remote Linux machine from a Windo

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  • Is completely free to use and is open source
  •  Makes working on a remote Linux machine from a Windows computer as easy as possible
  •  Supports all secure file transfer protocols

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Cons:

  •  Has a dated interface
  •  Switching between its two interfaces requires changing a preference setting

Bottom Line:

WinSCP, which is short for Windows Secure Copy, is a free and open source utility for Microsoft Windows that allows users to securely transfer files from and to a Window computer and a remote computer, such a Linux server.

PuTTY

PuTTY

Appsreview Score:
96/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Completely free to use
  •  Provides almost everything a system administrator would need when managing a remote site
  •  Fast, reliable and very configurable

Cons:

  •  The sheer amount of configuration options can be overwhelming for some
  •  There is no support for

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  •  The sheer amount of configuration options can be overwhelming for some
  •  There is no support for scripting a session or for writing a macro
  •  There has been no official release, even after 20 years of existence

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Bottom Line:

PuTTY is a free, open source terminal application that is highly configurable. In addition to the basic chores of serial terminal communications, telnet, SSH, login, and so on, it is also able to perf

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PuTTY is a free, open source terminal application that is highly configurable. In addition to the basic chores of serial terminal communications, telnet, SSH, login, and so on, it is also able to perform secure file transfers via SFTP and SCP. It is also able to act as an SSH tunnel for X11 traffic.

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FileZilla

FileZilla

Appsreview Score:
96/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Easy to use.
  • Feature rich.
  • Includes site manager functions.

Cons:

  • Does not support site-to-site transfer
  • Passwords saved in open text.

Bottom Line:

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.

Dropbox

Dropbox

Appsreview Score:
99/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Bonus expansion of the volume by inviting friends.
  • Data recovery within a month for the free subscr

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  • Bonus expansion of the volume by inviting friends.
  • Data recovery within a month for the free subscription.
  • Search the disk.
  • Convenient and fast loading of photos and videos.
  • Offline mode.
  • Encryption.

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Cons:

  • Very little free cloud place at the start.
  • Most of the features are provided only in the paid subsc

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  • Very little free cloud place at the start.
  • Most of the features are provided only in the paid subscription.
  • The lack of mass work with information on the disk: copying, moving, downloading.
  • Few sorting methods.

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Bottom Line:

Dropbox is a creative collaboration space designed to reduce busywork, bring your files together in one central place, and safely sync them across all your devices—so you can access them anytime, an

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Dropbox is a creative collaboration space designed to reduce busywork, bring your files together in one central place, and safely sync them across all your devices—so you can access them anytime, anywhere. And sending large files is easy, even to people who don’t have a Dropbox account. Features like the doc scanner, shared folders, offline access, and more, make collaborating with others’ simple.

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Defraggler

Defraggler

Appsreview Score:
83/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Easy-to-use
  • The results are very positive
  • Defragmentation of certain files
  • Can operate with more than one disk
  • Scheduled tasks

Cons:

  • Can’t be minimized to system tray

Bottom Line:

A program is created by the authors of CCleaner or Recuva, is a guarantee. This is the case of Defraggler, an interesting defragmenter files and hard drives.

Winrar

Winrar

Appsreview Score:
94/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Excellent compression ratio.
  • Supports the major formats.
  • Integrated with the antivirus.
  • Creates password protected files.

Cons:

Some small issues.

Bottom Line:

In short, if you need an effective program of compression/decompression with advanced features, WinRAR is the one that you must choose.

Shareit

Shareit

Appsreview Score:
96/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Share all kinds of files
  • Good speed transfer
  • Supports multiple platforms

Cons:

  • Lack of instructions
  • It doesn’t always work
  • There is that reopen connections for new transfers

Bottom Line:

SHAREit – is an application that will allow you to do file transfers super-fast between devices of all kinds. The only thing required, however, is that the application is installed in all devices that will participate in the transfer.