Everyone has their own reason for jailbreaking an Apple device. Some do it for the sheer amount of customization options it offers while other do it for root access to their device. iFile has hands down been one of the most used file managers for jailbroken iOS devices. The developer of iFile has released a new update which features improved file handling as well as AirBlue support.
The new iFile update is a major one. It features completely refactored local and remote file handling, support for AirBlue, a new FTP client, auto mounting hard disks as well as a lot more. The update also features the usual slew of bug fixes and performance improvements.
Following is the official changelog of iFile new version:
● Added option to open new tabs using bookmarks.
● Completely refactored local and remote file handling.
● New FTP client supporting copy, cut, paste, rename, delete.
● Overhaul of Dropbox implementation.
● Changed iFile-to-iFile Bluetooth transfer to disable device locking during transfer.
● Added section index also in case of sorting and grouping files by extension.
● Restructured iFile's preferences.
● AirBlue Sharing support added.
● Added support for auto mounting harddisks (MSDOS and HFS file systems) on iPad via Camera Connection Kit.
● Hungarian and European Portuguese localization added.
● Corrected German and Chinese localizations.
● Fixed handling of large files sizes for download, upload and directory listing in Web Server.
● Added strict type checking on preferences to avoid potential crashes because of illegal values in the preference file.
● Fixed crash on iPad while changing attributes hierarchically.
● Updated French localization.
● Fixed crash of Web Viewer on iOS 5.1 (caused by iOS bug).
● Avoided showing of . and .. for mounted flash drives.
● Fixed broken disk image mounting for iOS 5.x.
The latest version of iFile can now be purchased from Cydia. If you have already purchased iFile before, the new version will be available to you as a free update.