Blaze Alternatives

    Blaze is described as 'file sharing progressive web app(PWA) that allows users to transfer files between multiple devices' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Blaze for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows, Linux and Android. The best alternative is ShareDrop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Blaze are Send Anywhere (Freemium), Snapdrop (Free, Open Source), Dukto R6 (Free, Open Source) and NitroShare (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 28, 2021

    1. ShareDrop is an HTML5 clone of the Apple AirDrop service. It allows you to transfer files directly between devices, without having to upload them to any server first. It uses WebRTC for secure peer-to-peer file transfer and Firebase for presence management and WebRTC signaling.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
      • Kindle Fire
      A cross-platform file sharing service which allows users to easily share digital content peer-to-peer, in real-time, without cloud storage.
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    2. An open source alternative to Alternative to AirDrop. Activates peers by web, transfers files on LAN.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • Symbian S60
      • Android Tablet
      Dukto is an easy file transfer tool designed for LAN use.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained. Last version, released in 2013 can be still downloaded on the official website

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    3. A network file-sharing application that makes sending a file to another machine on the local network as easy as dragging-and-dropping.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Download/upload files using the WebTorrent protocol (BitTorrent over WebRTC). This is a beta.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      OpenDrop is a command-line tool that allows sharing files between devices directly over Wi-Fi. Its unique feature is that it is protocol-compatible with Apple AirDrop which allows to share files with Apple devices running iOS and macOS.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • KaiOS
      SHAREit - An inter-phone transmission tool that has zero network traffic; Works even without internet connection and 60x faster than Bluetooth.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Snapcraft
      • F-Droid
      Sharik is an open-source, cross-platform solution for sharing files via Wi-Fi or Mobile Hotspot. This app allows you to easily send photos, apps, files, text, literally anything, to any kind of device connected to the same network. It's convenient and blazing fast.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      AirDrop 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.
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