May 17, 2012

Android App Spotlight: App 2 SD

App 2 SD (move app to SD)

Since the beginning of Android, many smartphones that ran the OS had limited internal storage. This resulted is much app management and disappointment from many fans worldwide. As a solution to this dilemma, Android 2.2 (Froyo) was released. This Android version added the ability to move compatible apps to the SD card. This was a blessing indeed to many hardcore Android fans. To help with easier app management, App 2 SD focuses on simple app management as efficiently as possible.

  • View all SD card capable apps and move them seamlessly
  • notify if movable apps installed
  • 1-tap to clear all app cache
  • export the app list to SD card
  • install apps from the exported app list (PRO-only)
  • home screen widget shows cache and available size
  • show app cache/data/code/total size
  • keep track of total and available storage space
  • sort through apps stored on phone and SD card
  • add movable apps to the ignore list
  • move apps back to the internal storage
  • view app on Market
  • quick uninstall apps by drag-n-drop
  • open app
  • show app details page
  • support "Move2SD Enabler"
  • customizable notification sound, vibrate and light
The app is meant to move compatible apps to SD card and not for backup purposes. It also features handy tools such as a cache cleaner to help free up some memory.