Aug 31st, 2011

The folks at Metago have announced that they have reached 15 million downloads in the Android market. Being one of the oldest (and one of the best) file managers on Android, we can’t exactly say we didn’t expect to hear this bit of news sooner or later. We’re not sure if Metago includes devices that come preinstalled with ASTRO (quite a few), but it’s an impressive feat anyway.

With that, they’ve mentioned that they’ll be releasing version 3.0 of the file manager soon. Version 3.0 will, well, it will add native support for Android 3.0+ meaning your file management experience will look as good as it ever has with all of the screen real estate that comes with Android tablets.

ASTRO already boasts an impressive list of features, including compressed file support, network-enabled file management (through the addition of modules) and more. Can’t really ask for a whole lot more for free (ad-supported). We look forward to seeing how their Honeycomb application fares when it’s set to release sometime soon. Read on for full press details.

Marietta, GA – August 31, 2011 – Metago Incorporated, the developer of ASTRO File Manager™, the leading content and task management tool for Android mobile devices, announced today ASTRO has exceeded 15 million downloads on the Android Marketplace alone, with an average of over 45,000 downloads per day.

ASTRO provides users with the ability to manage their content, applications, external memory, and processes on their Android smart phones and tablets. In addition to managing pictures, music, video and documents, it provides a robust task killer that closes unused processes that often burden mobile device resources and allows root access to files.

“We are about to release version 3.0, which will have an improved user interface with honeycomb support and many other features that will enhance the user experience,” said Kevin Payne, founder and CEO of Metago.  “We have a highly focused effort with our research and development team to enhance existing functionality and create new products and functionality that will help our users better manage their Android devices. In a matter of weeks we will make some very exciting announcements about a new product that will take ASTRO to a new level.”

“Fifteen million downloads on the Market is a great accomplishment. However, we believe it is just the beginning for us,“ said Kent Krueger, vice president of sales, marketing and customer experience at Metago.  “We’re investing a tremendous amount of time and resources working on enhancing our core product while developing new solutions that fit seamlessly with ASTRO.  We are fully committed to creating the best customer experience and believe users will see this in the coming weeks.”

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About Metago
Metago is a leading mobile device application firm headquartered in the Atlanta, Georgia metro area.  The Company sells innovative applications for Android mobile phones and devices which help users to get the most out of their Android smart phone.  For more information on Metago, visit us online at