June 10, 2020 11 By mindmingles

Data sharing nowadays has become the absolute necessity of everyday life that people use file sharing apps very frequently as much as they use mobile phones and the internet. The evolution of science and technology has accomplished the wonders of these file sharing apps, and now we can transfer files within seconds from one device to another. Commencement of such applications has diminished the usage of the past version of file transfer facility Bluetooth, where sharing of data took hours and also cost our patience. 

The new data-sharing apps allow the users to share files across various platforms, either from PC to Android smartphone or an iPhone. Here are some reliable features and descriptions of the best file sharing apps of 2020.


SHAREit is the most popular file-sharing app, and everyone widely prefers it. It allows users to share any data such as videos, songs, movies, apps, documents, etc. It is compatible with Windows, iOS, and Android. Currently, SHAREit has more than 1 billion downloads in the Play Store with facilities such as sharing data within a group, device cleaner, and online games. The app also has in-built music and video player, which renders some latest songs and trending videos, which a person can download offline. 

It helps to transfer files without reducing their quality with a maximum speed of 20 MB/s. File sharing through SHAREit does not require an internet connection, but it needs other mobile links like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Hotspot to share files. It proves to be the fastest file sharing app, and with its easy ‘send’ and ‘receive’ options, it establishes its reliability.


Xender is also one of the best apps to send and receive data with a maximum sharing speed of 10 MB/s. Xender’s File Manager makes it more significant than any other apps; this is because it allows us to organize and move files with a backup option. The feature of converting video to audio files is excellent in Xender and also makes it unique as this is missing in other file sharing applications.

 Xender is compatible with Android, iOS, and Windows as well. The transferring of files can also take place between Android and iOS devices. It also helps in switching data to a new mobile from an older one. Xender does not require internet connectivity, and it uses Wi-Fi direct technology to share files. It is also one of the best file sharing apps preferred by users across the globe. 

Send Anywhere:

Send Anywhere is another application of this genre. That allows quick sharing of files with 256-bit encryption and a 6-digit code that is to be entered by the receiver. Files sharing can also take place with multiple people with the help of a link, and a maximum transfer of 50GB data at a time. Uploaded files are easily accessible from the PC through the link.

The app also possesses features of drive and dropbox to store and share data.

Moreover, it is compatible with Windows, Android, and iOS. It is also a cross-platform file transfer app. Additionally, it has received more than 10 million downloads from the Play Store.


Dew Mobile Inc. in China formulated Zapya. Like other file sharing applications, Zapya also enables the sharing of files without an internet connection. It offers a unique quality of four different ways to share files, and they are connecting a nearby device, sharing links through a group, scanning a QR code, and shaking the device.

 Zapya has fantastic user interface, phone replication, and multi-language support to make it more reliable for the users. It is also exceptionally compatible with major operating systems in the market. Zapya has got more than 50 million downloads, and now it has the consideration to be the best app for sharing bulk files altogether.

Files by Google:

The Files by Google is one of the latest apps from Google, for managing storage and sharing files. It not only helps a person in clearing up the junks but allows them to transfer files with a maximum speed of 125Mbps. It uses Wi-Fi, Hotspot, and Bluetooth to share files and does not need an internet connection. This app is very much secured when compared with other file sharing apps. It plays a tremendous role in managing the content within the device, finding the files at a faster rate, and backing up the files in Google Drive or storing it in SD Card. But, it has a disadvantage as it is not available for iOS as of now.

 ‘Files by Google’ is unique from all other file sharing apps due to its ad-free features as ads fall under the consideration of hassle by most of the users, different filters used to organize files. Also, the app is entirely free to download, which gives it a significant advantage in the cutthroat competition of file transferring applications. It has no in-app purchases, and hence it is highly recommended for usage.


AirDroid extends its usage by providing remote control facilities for devices, which helps us to keep track of our gadgets even from some other place. Not only this, but it also helps in the transfer of multiple files and folders. The desktop version allows us to view the notifications regarding the transferred files. It offers a web app, which makes it clear to access from any place, and the app does not require installing in the device. 

AirDroid also offers a premium version that offers excellent transfer and storage amount, and it also helps in finding the lost devices. It is also compatible with Windows, Android, and iOS and proves to be the best app for transferring data.


All these files, as mentioned above, share apps established to be the best with their unique features. Moreover, it depends on the users to choose the application according to their needs and requirements. Also, before downloading any of the files, we strongly recommend checking the ratings and reviews of the experienced users. Plus, one should always look for the features they require.