CloudXplorer - explore your favorite cloud storage with ease

CloudXplorer is a rich UI client for browsing Windows Azure storage.



  • New in v2: new revamped UI with the modern Windows-style ribbon.
  • New in v2: faster multithreaded downloads and uploads for block and page blobs.
  • New in v2: native copy/move blobs or folders between different Windows Azure accounts.
  • New in v2: search for a specific blob or folder name/pattern within an account.
  • New in v2: report on the contents of a container.
  • New in v2: import/export the account information.
  • New in v2: organize accounts into logical groups.
  • New in v2: improved drag-and-drop enables dragging files and folders from ZIP-archives etc.
  • New in v2: Favorites node can be used as a container for shortcuts to frequently used locations.
  • New in v2: create and expand VHDs directly in Windows Azure storage.
  • New in v2: anonymous access using container-based shared access signatures tokens.
  • New in v2: browse ZIP archives, ISO/CAB/VHD (including Ext, FAT and NTFS file systems) blobs in-place.
  • Simple and intuitive Windows Explorer-like interface.
  • Full support of Windows Azure storage service API.
  • Works with the local development storage.
  • Supports multiple Windows Azure storage accounts.
  • Support for account custom domains included.
  • Copy and move blobs between folders, containers or even different accounts.
  • Rename and delete blobs, create new containers and folders.
  • Upload local files/directories and download blobs or entire blob containers/folders.
  • Auto-resume upload and download of large files.
  • Support for the root container.
  • Supports downloading/uploading of page blobs.
  • Set and retrieve blob properties, including extended properties like Content-Encoding, Cache-Control etc.
  • Store and retrieve blob and container metadata.
  • Set container access control and manage container policies.
  • Create, delete, promote or download blob snapshots.
  • Create shared access signatures for containers and blobs.
  • Supports drag-and-drop (with Aero effects on Windows Vista/7).
  • Non-blocking operations with the native progress dialog.

Download a fully functional 30-days evaluation version

CloudXplorerCloudXplorer (3.3 MB)

Installation instructions

  • Close all running instances of CloudXplorer.
  • Run CloudXplorer installer, follow the instructions and complete the installation. The installation process will remove previous versions of CloudXplorer if present.

System Requirements

  • Operating System:
    Windows Vista or later, Windows 2008 Server or later. Windows Vista/Windows Server 2008 users will need to install a Platform Update containing the Windows Ribbon Library.
  • .NET Framework:
    .NET 4 Client Profile framework or later. Full .NET 4 installation recommended.
  • Windows Azure:
    A Windows Azure storage account.

Pricing options

  • Single User or Machine License - US$35.00


    CloudXplorer is licensed per-user or per-machine.
    Per-user license: you can install the software on any number of your machines provided you are the only user of the product.
    Per-machine license: you can install the software on one (virtual) machine to be used by different users.

    The license is perpetual, e.g. you get all major and minor updates free of charge for the lifetime of the product.

  • Volume pricing

    We offer following discounts when you purchase multiple licenses:

  • # of Licenses

    Unit Price

    % Savings

     1 - 4



     5 - 9



     10 - 19



     20 - 99






CloudXplorer v1 - Free Download

The previous freeware version of CloudXplorer is still available for download.

CloudXplorerCloudXplorer v1 (1.6MB)