pub package

A set of utilities, that help to manage the files & directories in Android system.

You are in your way to create File Manager app or a Gallery App.

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To use this package, add these
dependency in your pubspec.yaml file.

    sdk: flutter
  path: ^1.6.2
  path_provider: ^0.4.1
  flutter_file_manager: ^0.0.4

And, add read / write permissions in your android/app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE"/>
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE"/>

Don't forget to grant Storage permissions to your app, manually or by this plugin simple_permissions

import 'dart:async';
import 'dart:io';

import 'package:flutter/material.dart';
import 'package:path_provider/path_provider.dart';
import 'package:flutter_file_manager/flutter_file_manager.dart';

void main() => runApp(new MyApp());

class MyApp extends StatefulWidget {
  _MyAppState createState() => _MyAppState();

class _MyAppState extends State<MyApp> {
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return MaterialApp(
      home: Scaffold(
        body: FutureBuilder(
            future: buildImages(),
            builder: (BuildContext context, AsyncSnapshot snapshot) {
              if (snapshot.hasData) {
                return GridView.builder(
                  gridDelegate: SliverGridDelegateWithFixedCrossAxisCount(
                    crossAxisCount: 3,
                    crossAxisSpacing: 0.0,
                    mainAxisSpacing: 0.0,
                  primary: false,
                  itemCount: snapshot.data.length,

                  itemBuilder: (context, index) {
                    return Image.file(File(snapshot.data[index]));
              } else if (snapshot.connectionState == ConnectionState.waiting) {
                return Text("Loading");

  Future buildImages() async {
    var root = await getExternalStorageDirectory();
    List<String> files =
        await FileManager(root: root.path).filesTree(extensions: ["png", "jpg"]);
    return files;



  • file details
  • search files or directories: supports regular expressions
  • recent created files: you can exclude a list of directories from the tree
  • directories only tree: you can exclude a list of directories from the tree
  • files only tree: you can exclude a list of directories from the tree
  • files list from specific point
  • delete files
  • delete directory


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