D-LAN Alternatives

    D-LAN is described as 'A free LAN file sharing software' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to D-LAN for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Android, Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is ShareDrop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like D-LAN are Dukto R6 (Free, Open Source), NitroShare (Free, Open Source), OpenDrop (Free, Open Source) and AirDrop (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 6, 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.
      • 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      The project is no longer maintained.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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    2. 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
      • 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
      • 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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    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • openSUSE
      • Fedora
      • Ubuntu
      • Debian
      An user-friendly file sharing tools. Send large files to your friends quickly. Features: 1.It works over the Internet and LAN 2.upnp support, so you can “jump” your firewall in the router 3.very easy to use 4.qt and gtk, no problem!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      p300 is a P2P utility to chat and share directories with other hosts on your network (and only there).
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    4. Transfer on LAN is a software that allows multiple users to transfer files (or folders) on a local network. It is cross-platform and requires no configuration.

      Discontinued

      Link dead. C-NET page hasn't been updated since 2013.

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Featured on XDA-DEVELOPERS! No wires, no drivers, no cables, no bluetooth only WiFi on a fresh air and browser to connect your Android device with desktop or laptop or even another android device with Droid Over Wifi app installed!
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