• Dropbox icon

    Dropbox

    Worlds leading online storage and file sync service. You get 2GB free. Apps for all major platforms.

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    • Dropbox is only a "drive", own cloud does email, calendar, contacts, too.
      BernieBlumeNov 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • ownCloud allows you to store files on your own private server as well as keep track of bookmarks, calendars, contacts and more. ownCloud is more similar to that of iCloud.
      Guest • Apr 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Google Drive icon

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. Google Drive incorporates the Google Docs suite, a collaborative office suite of productivity...

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  • MEGA icon

    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.

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    • Lot of space, good sync app, good encryption, etc
      Guest • 7 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • More freespace, encrypted, multiplatform, private.
      Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Microsoft OneDrive icon

    Microsoft OneDrive

    Get to your files from anywhere, on any device, with Microsoft OneDrive. Share and work together with anyone in your work and life.

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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

    • Syncthing is a p2p system owncloud is a centralised storage server system
      ruvenssgwilchesApr 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Resilio Sync  icon

    Resilio Sync

    Resilient, fast and scalable file synchronization for enterprises and individuals.

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    • Like OwnCloud, BittorrentSync allows syncing files across chosen computers even in local network, so it doesn't require connection to the internet.
      Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Box icon

    Box

    Box.com's online file storage makes it easy to securely share content as a link or a shared folder with anyone - inside or outside your company. Create an online workspace, where you can share project files, add comments, assign...

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    • Box allows you to share a chunk of your data by uploading it to THEIR storage space : you do not control it any longer. While ownCloud on the opposite allows you to securely share part of YOUR (Home / Enterprise) server storage space. You stay in control.
      Guest • Oct 2015 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

    • Not user-operated, but a commercial system with a focus on encryption and privacy
      Guest • 6 days ago 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.

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    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

    • It’s a community-fork of ownCloud with all components being open source. :)
      jancborchardtAug 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • It's newer, fresher and I think better then Owncloud. Also, for all the people they want to switch, it's better because they are very similar.
      Guest • Dec 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...

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    CloudApp

    CloudApp is a dead-simple way to share files, screenshots, almost anything, quickly and seamlessly. CloudApp allows you to share images, links, music, videos and files. Here is how it works: choose a file, drag it to the menubar and...

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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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    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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    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.

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  • OwnDrive icon

    OwnDrive

    OwnDrive is a security and privacy oriented cloud storage service that gives access to people’s data anywhere, anytime and from any device. OwnDrive makes storing, syncing and sharing of data easy. Our users have the ability to store...

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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...

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  • Ind.ie Pulse icon

    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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    Syncplicity

    The only automated sync, back-up, collaboration and file management service powerful enough for a business user and easy enough for a novice. Secure, anywhere access to your files.

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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...

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    Librevault

    Librevault is an open-source peer-to-peer file synchronization program, designed with convenience and privacy in mind.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • TeamDrive icon

    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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    Freehold

    Freehold - An open, secure, and lightweight platform for your files and data. Lightweight and Fast: Freehold can run efficiently on everything from a Raspberry Pi to a multi-core VPS. Keep your files in Sync: Use Freehold-Sync...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • CloudMe icon

    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...

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    Userscloud.com

    Userscloud.com is a free Cloud Service. It offers Unlimited online storage/remote backup capacity, sophisticated uploading and downloading tools. With Userscloud.com you can host files, images, videos and audio on the same place.

    Free Mac Windows Web / Cloud

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    Storj

    Distributed, encrypted, and blazing fast object storage, where only you have access to your data.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux GitHub

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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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    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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    Gladinet

    Gladinet Cloud Desktop mounts cloud storage to your local desktop PC. It is a simple desktop application. CentreStack (Gladinet Cloud Enterprise Edition) allows an organization to provide simple, secure access to online storage for...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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    Pogoplug

    Pogoplug is cloud storage which provides unlimited storage. Access all your files, photos, music and movies wherever you are. Automatically import your phone's camera roll to your cloud so you can share the photos and videos on...

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    fruux

    Free service that takes care of your contacts, calendars and more so you don't have to. .

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  • FilesAnywhere icon

    FilesAnywhere

    FilesAnywhere offers free 1GB online file storage, with cloud storage solutions for Internet backup, file sharing, secure FTP hosting, and web folders for collaboration. Come enjoy the security of FilesAnywhere. Features Sync...

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    GoAruna

    This is the desktop client for the file sharing service, GoAruna. Just sign up for an Account and you're all set to go. GoAruna features a nice web interface where you can easily upload files. All you have to do is click upload...

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