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    ownCloud

    A safe home for all your data – Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Blackberry ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

    • OwnCloud is self hosted, not a ready to use solution for everyone. Guest • Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Nice alternative where you keep control over your data. Guest • Aug 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • OwnCloud was an excellent Dropbox alternative, particularly if you're setting up your own server and being in control of your own data, rather than giving it up to some giant corporation. However, ownCloud has now been forked into NextCloud, and early indications are that NextCloud will be the more successful long-term project to go for. Keep your eyes peeled, but don't not check out NextCloud as well as this. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    MEGA

    You hold the security keys for 50 GB free storage, unlimited desktop sync bandwidth, and 10 GB per month of free bandwidth for sharing with other accounts.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Chrome Firefox

    • MEGA ostensibly offer a more privacy-oriented solution. They give you 50GB for "free" and say that your files are encrypted before they leave your machine, and therefore you benefit from end-to-end encryption. This would be a good model, for sure. But Mega has also had weird controversies, slow speeds and security flaws found in its code. Go for Sync.com, Tresorit or Spideroak instead. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • MEGA feels more like a file-sharing site. Rather than a sync tool. Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Syncthing

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet BSD ... Self-Hosted

    • It doesnt need any install on linux... thats cool! MasteLrugariusAug 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Dropbox is a centralized service not a peer to peer. Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    SpiderOak

    SpiderOak provides an easy, secure and consolidated online backup, storage, access, sharing & sync tool for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Ubuntu, Debian & Fedora). SpiderOak offers a different approach to online backup...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... iPad Xfce

    • Much more private than Dropbox. Spideroak employees can't snoop on or give away your files. Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Seafile

    Seafile is a professional open source cloud storage platform for organizations. It has complete file syncing and sharing features, reliable file storage and advanced privacy protection feature.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

    • Although Seafile.de works with a slightly more complex client than does Dropbox, it also has more options. Importantly, it's open source, unlike Dropbox. Also, storing files using Seafile.de 's services mean your data is stored in Germany, which has stricter privacy laws. Note: Whilst Seafile does offer client-side encryption, at the time of writing this encrypts only file contents, not names or metadata. (Dropbox doesn't offer this at all, however.) Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Accessing your files via the website is very similar to Dropbox. Low prices, European privacy laws and open source clients compatible with Mac, Windows and Linux. Within Europe, upload speeds of the order of 1-2MB/s, download speeds 1-6MB/s depending on number of files. I got similar speeds with Dropbox in UK. Use together with Cryptomator for max privacy. JohnFastmanNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Yandex.Disk

    Files on Yandex.Disk won't get lost if your phone or computer breaks. You'll have enough storage space for your most precious photos and important documents. Integrate Yandex.Disk into your own software using our fully...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Windows RT iPad WebDAV File Manager

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    4Shared

    4Shared is a large online storage facility where Internet users store their text, audio, video, photo, and other files and share them, if they wish, with other people. It is easy, handy, and free! 15GB storage for the free account....

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... S60 Blackberry iPad

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  • Nextcloud icon

    Nextcloud

    A safe home for all your data – Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

    • If you don't mind setting up your own server, NextCloud is a great Dropbox alternative because: 1) it's open source, 2) you control your data, 3) the limit of your storage is determined only by the limit of your hard drive. Alternatively, you can get services to host a NextCloud install on their servers for you, but then you give that service access to your data. Unless you encrypt client side with something like Cryptomator first. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Tonido

    #1 Private File Sharing, Sync and Mobile Access for Home and Business. Access, Sync and Share ALL your docs, photos, music and videos from anywhere. No Storage Limits. No Security Worries. No Uploading. Limited values and users...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Self-Hosted Chrome Firefox

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    Cozy

    Cozy is an app-based personal cloud that allows anyone to manage his own personal server. It comes with common applications: a contacts manager, a calendar, a webmail and a filebox. An Android app allows you to sync your contacts...

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted Node.JS

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    SparkleShare

    SparkleShare is a Free Open Source syncing tool. Its light, secure and easy to use. SparkleShare allows you to setup your own servers so you always keep control on your data.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    Syncany

    Syncany is an open-source cloud storage and filesharing application. It allows users to backup and share certain folders of their workstations using any kind of storage, e.g. FTP, Amazon S3 or Google Storage. While the basic idea...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued "The core team of Syncany is on hiatus for an indefinite amount of time." See https://github.com/syncany/syncany
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    Tresorit

    Tresorit is a security solution for distributed storage systems, and with it a group of users can share secure content without trusting any administrator or third party provider. This system guarantees the users that they can: share...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10

    • Tresorit does everything Dropbox does, except that it's far more secure and private. It operates in Switzerland and keeps your files encrypted in a way that even the employees can't see them. This means that if they were hacked, your information isn't going to be leaked and they can't pass it on to snooping three-letter agencies. Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • End-to-end encrypted Dropbox alternative. Does what Dropbox, Google Drive and others do. But the files are only ever encrypted with passwords you keep, on your computer. So Tresorit doesn't get to see your private stuff. Expensive for individuals, though, but fantastic security. JohnFastmanNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    IPFS

    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines good ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the Web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted

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    pCloud

    pCloud is your personal online storage space for your memorable photos and videos, your favorite music or important work documents.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone

    • pCloud is a good alternative to Dropbox because it offers the same functionality with the following benefits: 1. It offers the option of an encrypted folder, so even pCloud employees can't see or steal your data; 2. pCloud is based in Switzerland where privacy rules are far stronger than in the US. 3. pCloud offers a larger amount of free space (5GB vs 2GB from Dropbox.) JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Koofr

    Koofr offers safe EU based cloud storage with 2 GB free. Connect multiple cloud accounts (Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive) and personal storages. Discover a better way to store, access and share your photos...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

    • It is a cloud storage service, which is not only an alternative to Dropbox, but also extends it, by enabling connection with Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive inside one application. Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Ind.ie Pulse

    Pulse is a free (as in freedom), secure, and distributed file synchronisation engine in Go and Swift.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

    • Discontinued As announced at https://ind.ie/blog/focus/ , Pulse will no longer be supported, but you can still download it from the official website and use it.
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    hubiC

    HubiC allows you to store and secure your data in the Cloud. You decide how and with who you want to share your files. Imagine: you no longer need to keep a USB key with you at all times, or send yourself an email to access your...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad

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    Adrive

    Protect & manage your personal, business and enterprise-level data with ADrive cloud storage & backup solutions.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android

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    AeroFS

    AeroFS lets you synchronize your files without servers and build private cloud storage out of your own devices. How It Works We strive to make AeroFS a simple and elegant product despite the complexities behind it: We...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

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    CloudMe

    CloudMe is a free and open service to sync, store and make all your files available in the cloud through an easy to use Blue Folder. Having all your files in the cloud makes them accessible through your mobile phone and allows you...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Chrome OS

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    TeamDrive

    Sync & share your files easily & securely with 256 bit AES end-to-end encryption, using the award-winning TeamDrive utilizing cloud storage or your own server! Nowadays especially, security is key and we are on the...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

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    CmisSync

    CmisSync synchronizes files to/from any enterprise file server. It looks very much like Dropbox, but synchronizes with an existing file server instead of synchronizing with Dropbox's server. Can synchronize with Alfresco...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    FileCloud

    Secure File Sharing, Sync and Mobile Access Solution for SMBs, Enterprises, Universities, Non-Profits, System Integrators and MSPs

    Commercial Windows Linux Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Self-Hosted

  • 4sync icon

    4sync

    4Sync is a service that makes all the files at your computer streamlined and stored in one place, but accessible anywhere you want. This service synchronizes your photos, music, zips, videos, docs, etc. between all your devices. You...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone S60 ... Blackberry iPad

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    Tahoe-LAFS

    Tahoe-LAFS (Tahoe Least-Authority Filesystem) is a Free and Open cloud storage system. It distributes your data across multiple servers. Even if some of the servers fail or are taken over by an attacker, the entire filesystem...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    Qtd Sync

    A graphical interface for the Rsync engine that will synchronise files between two computers either locally or over the internet. The beauty of Rsync is that it only transfers the exact part of a file that has changed (differential...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Asus WebStorage

    ASUS WebStorage offers online storage with auto data backup for nearly 3 computers, auto data synchronization, and data sharing amongst others. The automatic backup of data is extremely useful as you will never need to be reminded...

    Free Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone ... iPad

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    gitfs

    gitfs is a FUSE file system that fully integrates with Git. You can mount a remote repository’s branch locally, and any subsequent changes made to the files will be automatically committed to the remote.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    pyget

    pyGet is a browser extension that lets you share files with remote computers and smart-phones without the need of any plugins. It uses webRTC technology for secure peer to peer file sharing.

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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