Dropfiles, best Joomla file manager
Dropfiles is simply the best tool to have when you're talking about file management for Joomla: it's powerful yet easy to use.
The AJAX interface save you a lot of time and allows you to manage a massive amount of files.
Now it comes with a Google Drive & Dropbox integration.
Dropfiles got themes
With Dropfiles you can apply themes on categories in one click. Each theme got it's own configuration, you can setup theme design in global option and override it in each file category.
Manage files from editor
No more need to go in a component and go back in a menu or in an article to manage files. You just need to create a category of file, drag and drop files, then insert your file or category right in your editor with a simple button.
Insert category of files in your content
Create a category of file, then insert your file or category right in your editor with a simple button. So you can insert file category and sub categories. it works in every editor and in HTML modules too.
Manage single files in the same way
Avoid duplicate files and insert single file in your content in one click. Open Dropfiles, select a file and add it in your editor.
Check bellow a file added from a category in the editor.
Order files and categories with drag'n drop
Dropfiles is the only tool on the market that offers a full dragn'drop interface to order files and categories. You can set categories order and level and file order in one click.
Want to have a file into multiple categories or simply move it? it's as easy as making a drag'n drop to copy or move your files in any category.
A lot of files? use the mass ordering system
If you want to setup the file ordering of a category in one click you can simply click on a column title, the ordering setting (right column) will be updated. Or you can use the right column file category setting to set the ordering type and way (ascending and descending).
File search and filtering
Dropfiles got a unique file search and filtering. The search view can be done through a menu or a module with a possibility to custom each view and to force some default search (like load a category). All the search are made through AJAX. Search queries can be filtered by categories, tags, date range of file upload, date range of file update.
Search results can be ordered by clicking on the column title and you can also open files from search results.
File access restriction
Limit the file visibility: the file visibility on frontend can be limited using the Joomla ACL (Joomla access level or Joomla user groups) per category. You also have an option to limit file visibility per user.
Limit the file management: You can set authorized action per Joomla user group on your files. Dropfiles works the same for backend and frontend.
Want more? on frontend you got a dedicated template to manage your file in a full screen view and an upload form to send files in a particular category
Frontend file management
Dropfiles have some dedicated features for the frontend file management. You can setup a dedicated menu to manage files from frontend. The actions on files like edit a file, delete a file, edit own files... can be set from the ACL configuration for each Joomla user group. Frontend dedicated template for a comfortable edition:
Plus, you got option to define an upload form to a particular file category, from a Joomla menu. Depending of the upload rights you've defined for a user group, users will have access to the file upload form.
A dashboard with download is available is available. You can generate graph and get file download details with as statististics filters:
- Download date
- Download category
- Silgle file download details
- Global downloads
- Filter by file name
File preview and player
Dropfiles got a preview tool for your files, the Google Drive one. Plus we've implemented our own previewer for images, video and audio files.
One click file update
In Dropfiles we have made the things easier for the final user, updating a file and replace it with a new one is just one click. Everything stay the same regarding the file info: name, version, description and statistics. And the latest version is backuped and can be downloaded in case of error.
Import existing files
If you already have files on your server or if it's faster for you to send files through FTP, the file importer is for you. Select a file category on the left, make a file selection on the right and click on the import button, done your files are in Joomla.
Docman File Importer
You can import files from Joomla Docman extension in no time. There's a dedicated import toll that will automatically import to Dropfiles the Docman:
- Category of files
- Files and documents
- Files titles
- Files descriptions
You can manage files from distant server with the remote download feature. Add a file URL, title, description and you're done, you can manage remote file like any other file of yours.
All file info edition in a single click
Want to edit quickly a file? click on it, everything is displayed and editable on a single view.
File notification system
A fully editable Email notification system is available when a user apply some action on files. You can notify file owner, file category owner, Joomla admin and add custom Email for notifications. Email notification can be activated on:
- New file upload
- File edition
- File removal
- File information edition
- File is downloaded
Each Email can be customized, and you have access to a text editor and a tag system to include some file and user information in the Email content.
Google Drive integration
Dropfiles comes with a Google Drive integration and a two way synchronization for your files and folders. It means that you can upload files in Google Drive folder and manage them in Dropfiles. On the other side you can upload files in Dropfiles category and manage them in Google Drive.
Google Drive integration features:
- Upload files in Joomla and find them in Google drive
- Upload files in Google Drive and find them in Joomla
- Upload file from desktop using Google Drive sync tool
- Manage Google Drive folders as category of files
- Define AJAX sync periodicity
- Delete/Update files everywhere
- File preview
- Google doc preview and download (if allowed)
Dropfiles comes with a Dropbox integration and a two way synchronization for your files and folders. It means that you can upload files in Dropbox folder and manage them in Dropfiles. On the other side you can upload files in Dropfiles category and manage them in Dropbox.
Dropfiles files manager demo
Google Drive integration demo
Dropbox integration demo
Administration main features
- Upload and display files in 3 click
- Manage files, categories, file options, themes from the text editor (no need to go in the component)
- File and categories are automatically opened on editor button click
- Apply one of the 4 theme per category
- Set category level and ordering using drag’n drop
- Category accordion and compact interface to manage numerous files
- File import from any other component or server folder
- Order files with drag'n drop
- Advanced ordering tool: order file by type, title, description, file size, date, version, hits
- Advanced ACL for file administrators by action (create, update files, manage own files,...)
- Column AJAX filtering in file listing
- Define the display information in theme
- K2 dedicated integration
- HTML5 fast uploader
- Create a theme easily, just duplicate a folder
- jQuery compatibility parameters
- Download and upload files from mobile devices
- Mobile interface support
Frontend main features
- Manage all files in the same way as in the backend
- 4 responsive theme with icons set
- Native Joomla ACL on files categories in one click
- Google previewer tool integrated
- SEO optimization with file rename and prefix option
- Visual customization of each theme