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FolderSync Alternatives for Linux

FolderSync is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to FolderSync and nine of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to FolderSync are Resilio Sync , GoodSync, DirSync Pro and luckyBackup.

FolderSync alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Cloud Storage Services or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FolderSync.
This page was last updated Aug 13, 2021
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Android
  • Android Tablet
  • Kindle Fire

FolderSync enables simple and automatic sync to cloud based storage to and from local folders on the device memory card. It...

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  1. Syncthing

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

  2. Resilio Sync allows you to automatically sync files between computers via secure, distributed technology (P2P bittorrent protocol).



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

    GoodSync vs FolderSync opinions
    This alternative is disputed. GoodSync is still a legitimate alternative to FolderSync, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    FolderSync is a stand alone app for Android that syncs to cloud services, GoodSync is its own ecosystem with servers, clients, etc.

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    Goodsync does not allow to sync any file to any cloud-service as FolderSync does.

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    Cant connect to other cloud services.

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    Wrong platform. Not on Android or mobile in general.

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  4. DirSync Pro

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DirSync Pro is a small, but powerful utility for file and folder synchronization. DirSync Pro can be used to synchronize the content of one or many folders recursively. Use DirSync Pro to easily synchronize files from your desktop PC to your USB-stick.

  5. luckyBackup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LuckyBackup is an application that backs-up and/or synchronizes any directories with the power of rsync.



  6. CmisSync

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Syncs files to/from any local enterprise file server. Not cloud-based: CmisSync works on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems on local area networks (LAN) without Internet.

  7. Jungle Disk

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Jungle Disk is a leading provider of online storage software and services, leveraging the Amazon S3 platform and Rackspac infrastructure to provide easy to use and cost effective online storage and backup to our customers.

  8. Qtd Sync

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A graphical interface for the Rsync engine that will synchronise files between two computers either locally or over the internet. The beauty of Rsync is that it only transfers the exact part of a file that has changed (differential synchronisation), saving bandwidth and time.

  9. Maestral

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Maestral is an open-source Dropbox client written in Python. The project's main goal is to provide a client for platforms and file systems that are no longer directly supported by Dropbox.

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