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Giver Alternatives

Giver is described as 'simple file sharing desktop application. Other people running Giver on your network are automatically discovered and you can send files to them by simply dragging the files to their photo or icon shown in Giver' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Giver for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Giver are ShareDrop, Dukto R6, NitroShare and OpenDrop.

Giver alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Large File Transfer Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Giver.
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    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.

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    ShareDrop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • WebRTC

    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.

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  3. Dukto R6 icon

    Dukto R6

    • 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    The project is no longer maintained.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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    Very quick and easy to use, not great for sending multiple folders at once

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    NitroShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    A network file-sharing application that makes sending a file to another machine on the local network as easy as dragging-and-dropping.

    Discontinued

    Last update in June 2019 and last desktop release in October 2017. Android version has last release in February 2018.

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    OpenDrop

    • 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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    LanXchange

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    A simple tool for spontaneous, local network file transfers.

    Windows
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    Warpinator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Warpinator is a free, open-source tool for sending and receiving files between computers that are on the same network. All you need do is install Warpinator on the computers, choose a group code, edit your firewalls if necessary, and that’s all.

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    AirDrop

    • 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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    Warpinator for Android

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Warpinator for Android is an unofficial port of Linux Mint's file sharing tool of the same name. It is fully compatible with the original protocol and allows for easy transfer of files between Android and Linux devices.

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    LAN-Share

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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