Sharing photos and videos with friends and family has become inevitable today. When the file or media size comes in Gigabytes, the traditional methods like Bluetooth and Infrared fails, as it consumes too much time. So, we go for WiFi media sharing in Android devices for high speed file transfer. There are lot of apps using WiFi network or hotspot to transfer files between Android devices, and between PC and smart phones. Among those, Xender, is absolutely remarkable and outstanding in WiFi file transfer. It offers high speed file/media transfer in just fraction of seconds. Like Bluetooth, Xender also transfers data wirelessly, but at a speed 200 times faster! Let us see the app features in detail.
Share all types of files
Xender allows to send/receive all types of files. Photos, videos, pdf documents, music files and even apps can be transferred to the desired device instantly. For sending apps, as the first step, it was required to convert the app to apk file . But, with Xender, on a single tap on the app icon, everything is done.
Very high speed media transfer
Xender offers file transfer at extremely high speeds. If you are sending a bunch of photos, you will not be able to see the progress, as it missiles rapidly. Large video files and movies which size in Gigabytes can be transferred to the nearby device in few seconds. The highest speed that xender offers now is 10M/second.
Simple & Easy to use User Interface
Regardless of the use and function of the app, the most important aspect that matters; is the User Interface. The UI should be simple, easy to use and should be easy to work with for a Lehman. Xender is such an app that is designed brilliantly. It’s attractive and very simple to use.
The app home contains a series of tabs viz apps, camera, gallery, music, video, files and storage. It is easy to send multiple files. On tapping the required files, that is videos or photos or even apps, it gets ticked; press send button to start transmitting. Another important feature of Xender is that, you can send same data to multiple devices at the same time. For that the sender should first create a WiFi hotspot. Open the app. There is an arrow icon, red in color(in Xender 3.1.0329) floating at the right bottom end. Tap the icon and click on send. Within a few seconds a new hotspot will be created. The receivers need to be connected to the hotspot. On the receivers’ phone, tap the same arrow icon, click receive. Then the app will search for nearby Xender devices. On discovery, click on the sender’s name to connect. To start sending the files, select the desired files and simply tap the send button. Now, all the devices connected will start receiving the same item simultaneously.
Free of cost and Cross platform support
Xender does not use your internet connection or network for sending files. It uses the standard WiFi which is free. Also the app is a freeware. Another notable feature of Xender is that it allows to send very large files also. There is no file size limit for sending/receiving.
With Cross platform support, you can send any data from your device to any device running on some other platform. For example from Android to iOS or Android to Windows phone or vice versa. Also transfer from smartphone to PC/laptop running Windows/Mac or the reverse is also possible with this app.
File manager and Phone Replicate feature
Smart phone replicate feature in Xender is designed to easily transfer the data from your old phone to new phone. Your contacts, SMS, pictures, music, videos, games and any kind of file can be acquired on the new phone without any hazzle. File manager shows the history of your received files, where you can easily view, move, delete or even backup the files.