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ExpanDrive Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to ExpanDrive for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is FileZilla, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to ExpanDrive and eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to ExpanDrive are Rclone, odrive, GoodSync and CloudMounter.

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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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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  1. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeFileZilla doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ PortableFileZilla can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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    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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  3. Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceRclone either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ LightweightRclone consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    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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  4. Unify all your storage. odrive makes it easy to access, sync, and share all your files from one place. Integrations to 20+ services, desktop sync, CLI (inc. Linux), placeholders, zero-knowledge-encryption, web client, advanced sharing, and more.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Connects to nearly all major cloud storage providers. Major feature is the ability to unsync unneeded files from computer with premium subscription.

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    this is somekind webservice, need to register to use.

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  5. GoodSync is a high-end professional easy and reliable file backup and file synchronization software.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Expandrive is explicitly not a syncing utility. It's a virtual drive.

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    SubhoBoy

    ExpanDrive mounts, GoodSync syncs.

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    Syncs, doesn't mount like expandrive

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  6. CloudMounter is a must-have tool for laptop users with low-capacity SSD-drives. You can easily mount most popular clouds as disks without having to download online files on the hard drive. As well as secure cloud files with data encryption.

    ⚫︎ LightweightCloudMounter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    JNavas

    Free for one Google Drive account!

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    Vgrive

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    NirvaShare

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Secure file sharing of Cloud Storage such as AWS S3, Azure, Digital Ocean Space, Linode objects, Wasabi, MinIO, etc is simplified now. Supports variety of authentications and works with Active Directory, GSuite, Salesforce, AWS SSO, WordPress, etc.

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