BadBlue Alternatives

    BadBlue is described as 'Turn a PC into a web server and share photos, movies, videos and music/MP3 files securely, free. BadBlue supports slide-shows, photo albums, file/music search, folder explorer, uploads and downloads, free domain-name support - and much more' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to BadBlue for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and BSD. The best alternative is TrueNAS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BadBlue are HFS (HTTP File Server) (Free, Open Source), Laragon (Free), Gigatribe (Free) and FuguHub (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jul 3, 2021

    1. TrueNAS (formerly FreeNAS) is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. TrueNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data.
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    2. You can use HFS (HTTP File Server) to send and receive files. Its different from classic file sharing because it uses web technology to be more compatible with todays Internet.


    3. A lightweight, fast and convenient modern LAMP Server with Redis and Memcached, extremely high performance. Laragon'll turn your computer into a powerful server in a minute so you can host Wordpress, Joomla, Magento, Drupal, and Prestashop quickly and effortlessly.
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    4. [NOTE: new Mac version and Windows beta version 3.5 were released in December 2019] Gigatribe is a p2p software with more than 1 Million users. Its an easy way to share and transfer files between friends or colleagues.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspberry Pi
      FuguHub lets you set up and operate your own secure file-sharing site, even if you're not a techie. FuguHub is an easy-to-use server that runs either on your own computer/device or on your own private online cloud/VPS server.
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    5. Rockstor is a free and open source NAS (Network Attached Storage) operating system. It’s a software solution and can be installed on commodity hardware or a hypervisor satisfying minimum system requirements.
    6. ReadyNAS OS ReadyNAS OS is based from Linux and is exclusive for the ReadyNAS products and can be controlled by web address (example 192.168.0.20) and has many features like app support (Plex, PHP, etc) ReadyNAS Desktop Series
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Kangee - the easy-to-use Open-Source Personal On-Demand Fileserver. Your communication partner only needs a browser to download or upload files to you. Use it by exchanging links Kangee generates for you.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.18, released in 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    7. Binfer is a direct device-to-device data transfer platform that includes file sharing, sync, web drop, communication and private cloud products. User data is never stored on any third-party servers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      MicroApache - A Portable Apache Server for Windows

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.64, can be still downloaded from custodesblog.wordpress.com

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