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Open Source ExpanDrive Alternatives

The best open source alternative to ExpanDrive is FileZilla. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to ExpanDrive and ten of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to ExpanDrive are Rclone, Filestash, WinFsp and win-sshfs.

ExpanDrive alternatives are mainly FTP Clients but may also be Cloud Storage Services or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ExpanDrive.
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  1. FileZilla icon

    FileZilla

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS

    FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable.

    Bundleware

    Be aware that installing FileZilla on your computer might install some bundleware/malware on your machine. See this thread on the FileZilla forum: https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=48441

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    FileZilla vs ExpanDrive opinions
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    cy6ernauti1us

    It's only an FTP client -- it CAN NOT connect to modern cloud file shares like Google Drive, One Drive, DropBox etc

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  2. Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

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    Most users think Rclone is a great alternative to ExpanDrive.
    SubhoBoy

    ExpanDrive is for mounting. Rclone, while powerful in other ways, does not do this.

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    cy6ernauti1us

    It needs proficiency at the Linux command line -- a bar high enough to exclude the lay person who wants to ditch the tyranny of Micro$oft and opt for the benevolence of Linux. Only to be stumped by such discrimination!

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    Expandrive doesn't sync, it mounts. Rclone doesn't do this.

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  3. A Dropbox-like file manager that connect to your existing storage: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Git, S3, Minio, Dropbox, Google Drive.

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  4. WinFsp icon

    WinFsp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WinFsp, Windows File System Proxy, is a set of software components for Windows computers that allows the creation of user mode file systems. In this sense it is similar to FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace), which provides the same functionality on UNIX-like computers.

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    win-sshfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    win-sshfs is a SSH(SFTP) filesystem made using Dokan and SSH.NET library that allows you to mount remote computers via SFTP protocol like windows network drives. You may also need to acquire Dokan DLL from: .

    Discontinued

    The project is currently on hiatus and probably will not have new releases till the end of the year.

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  6. Swish icon

    Swish

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Swish adds support for SFTP to Windows Explorer so you can access your files on another computer securely via SSH.

    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.8.0, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website. Latest commit on GitHub was left in March 2016

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  7. FUSE filesystem for Google Drive google-drive-ocamlfuse is a FUSE-based file system backed by Google Drive, written in OCaml. It lets you mount your Google Drive on Linux.

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  8. Vgrive icon

    Vgrive

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Google Drive client for linux. Contribute to bcedu/VGrive development by creating an account on GitHub.

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  9. SSHFS-Win

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    SSHFS-Win is a minimal port of SSHFS to Windows. Under the hood it uses Cygwin for the POSIX environment and WinFsp for the FUSE functionality.

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  10. Dokan SSHFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Dokan SSHFS is a program that mounts remote file systems using SSH. Dokan SSHFS depends on Dokan Library which you can find on the application's website.

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