iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users that have taken advantage of the iOS 8 jailbreak Pangu will be happy to hear that popular Cydia package iFile has been updated with support for iOS 8 and the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. iFile offers multipurpose functionality as both a file manager and viewer for navigating the filesystem of jailbroken iOS devices.

iFile has several features, including support for direct viewing of files of various types, such as movies, sound, text, HTML, Microsoft types, PDF and ZIP files. There is also ZIP packing and unpacking alongside the ability to send files as email attachments. Furthermore, files and folders can be bookmarked, downloaded or uploaded.

The full changelog for iFile 2.1.0-1 per Cydia is outlined as follows:

iFile 2.1.0-1 – Feature and Bugfix Release (iOS 4.x and later)

Enhancements

  • Added Hebrew localization.
  • Added iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support.
  • Added icons for iPhone 6 Plus.
  • During search in file list the search magnifying glass icon gets replaced with an activity indicator.

Fixes

  • Fixed problem in not listing some external viewers, e.g. Whatsapp, Dropbox, iMovie etc.
  • Fixed issue that Bluetooth transfers via GameKit were not working on iOS 7+ anymore.
  • Fixed issue that stored URL from a 2nd tab will be stored back to 1st tab.
  • Fixed that status bar was black on black in Audio Player.
  • Fixed bug in Box SDK that lead to crash on launch on iOS 8.
  • Updated “Pull down to refresh” arrow with iOS 7 styled one on iOS 7 and later.
  • Fixed that integer numbers containing a decimal indicator (, or .) got interpreted as floats in Property List Editor number fields.

iFile is a commercial package on Cydia for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with a free trial available.

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