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Samsung Kies for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 3.2.16084.2
  • 2.6
  • (8031)
  • Security Status

Softonic review

Swati Mishra
Swati MishraUpdated 10 months ago

Sync and manage your Android from the PC!

Samsung Kies is the official tool from Samsung for Android devices. It lets you synchronize your phone’s data with the PC along with music and videos. In order to synchronize and manage data, you need a USB cable to connect to Kies. Once the device is connected, the application automatically notifies you of firmware updates. It’s worth mentioning that Samsung Kies doesn’t support Android OS versions before 4.3. Available for both Windows and Mac devices, Kies allows quick and seamless data synchronization between your laptop and mobile phone.

Plenty of features and clean interface!

Considering the popularity of Samsung mobile devices, the company released Kies, a free application that gives you control over data and content stored on your mobile device and MP3 players.

With its wide range of features, you can conveniently manage music, contacts, and messages. As such, you don’t need to look for third-party file managers for organizing private information.

Samsung Kies download is available for a wide range of devices, including Galaxy 3, Galaxy S II, Galaxy S, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Tab, Galaxy Spica, Galaxy S III Mini, and more.

Quick and easy installation

Since the application comprises of several drivers, the installation process takes a while. The interface is simple and clean, which allows you to navigate through the tool without any issues. With the application’s dedicated parameters, you’ll instantly notice the multi-tabbed layout and well-organized set of functions.

Kies download includes a built-in help section, just in case you need information about concerns or features. With the application, you can switch between different viewing modes, such as Lite or Normal.

In the Lite mode, the application displays a simplified version of the normal mode, which lets you focus on basic information about synchronizing data and restore or backup operations. On the other hand, the Normal mode allows you to view all features in the primary window. It also provides quick access to Music, Contacts, Videos, Photos, and Podcasts.

Support for various multimedia formats

Samsung Kies for PC comes with support for a wide range of multimedia files, which can be transferred from your PC to the Android device, and vice versa. It lets you transfer images (GIF, JPG, BMP), videos (DIVX, WMV, AVI, MOV, MKV, 3GP, MP4, and more), and audio (MP3, AAC, MID, WAV, OGG, and more) files.

Additionally, you can transfer content from the device’s ‘Library’ using simple drag-and-drop functions, which simplify the entire process.

The application provides support for exporting SIM data, and lets you save contacts to VCF, CSV, and SPB file format. Moreover, you can copy photos, videos, and audio files to a preferred location on the computer.

Great synchronization capabilities

While synchronizing data or multimedia files between your Android device and PC, you can conveniently copy files, which allows both devices to share duplicate information. Moreover, you can sync other information from Google Contacts, Calendar, and Outlook.

Unlike other utilities tools, Samsung Kies free download comes with a built-in audio player, allowing you to play previews, jump to the next or previous song, seek for a specific point in the stream, or change the volume settings. Moreover, you can view detailed information about each song. The same functions are available for video files.

Comes with video conversion capabilities

For quick and seamless video conversions, Samsung Kies comes with a built-in converter to encode videos. Once you launch this feature, the application automatically displays recommended settings, namely resolution, file name, bitrate, and frame rate. It’s easy to tweak these settings manually and specify the destination folder.

Easily backup and restore data

Using Samsung Kies for Windows, you can choose the specific items you want to export, namely content (music, videos, and images), personal information (memos, contacts, call logs, to-do lists, and messages), and miscellaneous files (video subtitles, documents, and content in hidden folders).

A great tool for Samsung Android device users!

Without a doubt, Samsung Kies is an excellent tool to connect your Android device to the PC. It allows you to easily sync data between your devices, and lets you backup personal information, including memos, contacts, messages, call logs, multimedia content, settings, and account information. Simply put, Samsung Kies is a good solution for managing, organizing, and backing up your Android device’s data. In case you own a Mac instead of a Windows PC, you can download Samsung Kies for Mac devices too.

PROS

  • Manages Samsung Android devices from PC
  • Instantly backs up data
  • Synchronizes your Android data
  • Regularly updates firmware

CONS

  • Doesn’t back up DRM-protected data
  • Crashes unexpectedly sometimes

Older versions

Also available in other platforms

Program available in other languages


Samsung Kies for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 3.2.16084.2
  • 2.6
  • (8031)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Samsung Kies

  • Rob Dobbs

    by Rob Dobbs

    Same here.

  • bob sullivan

    by bob sullivan

    will not load on computer. help me load it.

  • Tom Bunko

    by Tom Bunko

    cannot connect the phone to the computer. Wasted much time trying to get past the connecting message.

  • Yves Nzisabira

    by Yves Nzisabira

    very important,this application is helping a lot of people in the whole world.

  • Yves Nzisabira

    by Yves Nzisabira

    Samsung Kies are very extremely important for every one who uses a smartphone like samsung.

  • Galaxy Gamer

    by Galaxy Gamer

    I can not see my files of my broken phone, because of the password. Make the application to ask for your phone not to type it on your phone please.


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