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Angular FileManager Component

The Angular FileManager component is a graphical user interface that allows users to manage their file system in an intuitive and efficient manner. With this component, you can easily access, edit, upload, download, and organize files and folders. It also offers a convenient way to browse and select items from the file system.

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You can use Angular CLI to setup your Angular applications. To install Angular CLI use the following command.

npm install -g @angular/cli

Create a new Angular application using below Angular CLI command.

ng new my-app
cd my-app

Adding Syncfusion FileManager package

All Syncfusion Angular packages are published in npmjs.com registry. To install Angular FileManager package, use the following command.

ng add @syncfusion/ej2-angular-filemanager

The above command does the below configuration to your Angular app.

  • Adds @syncfusion/ej2-angular-filemanager package and its peer dependencies to your package.json file.
  • Import the FileManagerModule in your application module app.module.ts.
  • Register the Syncfusion UI Default theme in the angular.json file.

This makes it easy to add the Syncfusion Angular FileManager module to your project and start using it in your application.

Add Angular FileManager component

In src/app/app.component.ts, use <ejs-filemanager> selector in template attribute of @Component directive to render the Syncfusion Angular FileManager component.

Add the FileManager component snippet in app.component.html as follows.

<ejs-filemanager id='default-filemanager' [ajaxSettings]='ajaxSettings'>

Refer the FileManager component snippet in app.component.ts as follows.

import { Component } from '@angular/core';
  selector: 'app-root',
  styleUrls: ['app/app.component.css'],
  templateUrl: 'app/app.component.html'
export class AppComponent {
  public hostUrl: string = 'https://ej2-aspcore-service.azurewebsites.net/';
  public ajaxSettings: object = {
url: this.hostUrl + 'api/FileManager/FileOperations'

Supported frameworks

The FileManager component is also offered in following list of frameworks,




  ASP.NET Core  


Showcase samples

Key features

  • File and directory management: The component allows users to upload, download, rename, sort, cut, copy, and paste files and directories.
  • Multiple layout options: The component supports both large icons view and details view layout, giving users the ability to choose the display option that works best for them.
  • Multiple file providers: The component supports a range of file providers, including Amazon S3, MS Azure, NodeJS, Google file systems, and local physical file providers, giving users flexibility in how they store and access their files.
  • Search functionality: The component includes a search feature that allows users to easily locate specific files within their file system.
  • Customizable interface: The component's interface can be customized to fit the needs and preferences of users, allowing for a personalized experience.
  • Responsive design: The component is designed to be responsive, ensuring that it works seamlessly across a range of devices and screen sizes.
  • Easy integration: The component is easy to integrate into existing projects, making it a convenient and straightforward solution for file management.
  • Context menu: The component includes a context menu that allows users to quickly and easily access file management options.
  • Toolbar: The component's toolbar provides a flexible way to manage file operations, making it easy for users to perform common tasks.
  • Access control: The component allows users to define a set of access rules for their folders and files, giving them control over who can access specific resources.
  • Multiple file selection: The component supports the selection of multiple files, making it easy for users to perform bulk operations.
  • Localization: The component supports localization, allowing it to be used in a variety of languages and regions.
  • Accessibility: The component is designed with accessibility in mind, ensuring that it is usable by users with disabilities.


Product support is available through following mediums.


Check the changelog here. Get minor improvements and bug fixes every week to stay up to date with frequent updates.

License and copyright

This is a commercial product and requires a paid license for possession or use. Syncfusion’s licensed software, including this component, is subject to the terms and conditions of Syncfusion's EULA. To acquire a license for 80+ Angular UI components, you can purchase or start a free 30-day trial.

A free community license is also available for companies and individuals whose organizations have less than $1 million USD in annual gross revenue and five or fewer developers.

See LICENSE FILE for more info.

© Copyright 2024 Syncfusion, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Syncfusion Essential Studio license and copyright applies to this distribution.

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