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    AirDrop Alternatives

    AirDrop is described as 'is the simplest way to send files wirelessly to anyone around you. To share a file, simply drag it onto a person’s contact photo. Your Mac verifies that you want to send the file, then sends a request to the recipient' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to AirDrop for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Android, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AirDrop are RetroShare, OnionShare, ShareDrop and Snapdrop.

    AirDrop is mainly a Large File Transfer Service but alternatives to it may also be File Sync Tools or Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AirDrop.
    This page was last updated May 14, 2022
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    AirDrop is the simplest way to send files wirelessly to anyone around you. To share a file, simply drag it onto a person’s...
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    1. Uguu is a successor website to Pomf.se.
    2. Blaze is a file sharing progressive web app(PWA) that allows users to transfer files between multiple devices.


    3. Move your files around the web with high-performance file transfer service that secured with blockchain technology.
    4. ShareMe, previously Mi Drop, is an ad-free P2P file transfer tool that works without connecting to the internet
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      LAN Share is a cross platform local area network file transfer application, built using Qt GUI framework. It can be used to transfer a whole folder, one or more files, large or small immediately without any additional configuration.


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      Share files offline. No servers. No cloud. No limits.
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      WiFi File Explorer allows you to browse, download and stream files that are on your phone, using a web browser via a WiFi connection. No more taking your phone apart to get the SD card out to access your camera pics ;)
    5. ezshare is a simple file server that lets you easily share many big files like photos and videos with friends (or between your devices) over a local network without requiring an internet connection.
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      A free LAN file sharing software.

      Discontinued

      Not updated since Feb 2013. See http://www.d-lan.net/

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      Send files to tv is a simple application to connect your Smart Tv android, your android mobile device and your personal computer. It allows you to fastly and easily share movies, tv show or ANY files between these devices through your local network.
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