View Poll Results: What is your opinion of new Pocket File Manager for WP8.1

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  • I will use it, no problems.

    11 52.38%
  • I wil use it, but lost features were useful

    7 33.33%
  • I do not wan WP8.1 because of missing features

    3 14.29%
  1. Ray Adams's Avatar
    Hello all users of Pocket File Manager.
    This thread is for poll. As we are almost ready to release Windows Phone 8.1 version, we want to know, can you live with new version because of new restrictions :)

    Breaking changes in version for WP8.1 :

    1. No more integrated audio player. Microsoft removed support for background audio players in Windows Phone 8.1 Silverlight applications!
    2. You won't be able to see hidden folders
    3. You won't be able to hide files and folders
    4. Integrated PDF viewer will be removed.
    5. You won't be able to edit any documents file when open them from PFM. They opened in Read only mode. Have no idea why :(
    6. Send by bluetooth has been replaced with native share feature
    7. Could be a few other things, not discovered yet.

    What you get in new version:

    1. Full access to phone memory
    2. Full access to SD Card
    3. Ability to share any file and files using "share" feature of WP8.1. That means you can now attach any files to email using phone's mail client, send by bluetooth, tap+send.
    04-22-2014 08:23 AM
  2. Qtweeder's Avatar
    i understand the "lost" features may be a blow to some, its a shame, that the new OS has restricted those element, for me personally, things as they are proposed aren't a problem
    04-22-2014 08:45 AM
  3. Saksham Sharma's Avatar
    Yes i can live. Especially because i am planning to buy 930 which wont have sd card, so phone access is a big thing. Many people are jumping to other "file explorers" because they can access the phone memory.
    04-22-2014 10:40 AM
  4. Mahdi Ghiasi's Avatar
    I miss the ability to move everywhere inside an mp3 by a seek bar. Otherwise, I will like the new version :)
    04-22-2014 01:15 PM
  5. Ray Adams's Avatar
    For wp8.1 we will release Folder Player as Wp8.1 RT application. It will be just folder music player. I have no info when, but we will make it as PFM no longer can play music because of its Silverlight nature.
    Mahdi Ghiasi likes this.
    04-22-2014 03:57 PM
  6. Arda Ozkal's Avatar
    Yes i can live. Especially because i am planning to buy 930 which wont have sd card, so phone access is a big thing. Many people are jumping to other "file explorers" because they can access the phone memory.
    Good point. Just send it FREE!
    Saksham Sharma likes this.
    04-22-2014 04:05 PM
  7. Saksham Sharma's Avatar
    Ray there's an article on WPC about "file explorers" on 8.1, guess you missed the ship.. Bad, i did my part by commenting nicely about PFM though.. :)
    I hope this 8.1 version of PFM can try up aerize explorer ! Bring it on soon ! :)
    04-22-2014 04:09 PM
  8. gtskhadadze83's Avatar
    For wp8.1 we will release Folder Player as Wp8.1 RT application. It will be just folder music player.
    Will it support lossless music like FLAC?
    04-22-2014 05:47 PM
  9. Saksham Sharma's Avatar
    Will it support lossless music like FLAC?
    windows phones already support lossless WMA with 5.1 channels.. Be happy ! :) rip DVDs via windows media player to lossless WMA and enjoy ! :) (sorry for off topic)
    04-23-2014 12:04 AM
  10. Ray Adams's Avatar
    Ray there's an article on WPC about "file explorers" on 8.1, guess you missed the ship.. Bad, i did my part by commenting nicely about PFM though.. :)
    I hope this 8.1 version of PFM can try up aerize explorer ! Bring it on soon ! :)
    What can I do? I sent PM to Daniel (a few day ago), but I think he just did not paid attention :)
    04-23-2014 01:26 AM
  11. Jitendra Raghuwanshi's Avatar
    Yes nothing matters we are waiting ???
    04-23-2014 01:38 AM
  12. Ray Adams's Avatar
    We just posted release version. Have no idea how many days it will take MS to certify it :)
    04-23-2014 02:07 AM
  13. gtskhadadze83's Avatar
    windows phones already support lossless WMA with 5.1 channels.. Be happy ! :) rip DVDs via windows media player to lossless WMA and enjoy ! :) (sorry for off topic)
    Well, I am used to FLAC. :)
    Saksham Sharma likes this.
    04-24-2014 12:38 PM
  14. Saksham Sharma's Avatar
    Well, I am used to FLAC. :)
    you can stay used to it and not listen to lossless audio, or you can get used to WMA and listen to lossless tracks. Your choice :)
    Have a nice day ! :)
    04-24-2014 02:16 PM
  15. PepinoMc's Avatar
    1. No more integrated audio player. Microsoft removed support for background audio players in Windows Phone 8.1 Silverlight applications!
    This was the sole reason I purchased PFM and now its gone :(
    04-25-2014 06:10 PM

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