Free Google Drive Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Google Drive is Nextcloud, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Google Drive and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Google Drive are Dropbox (Freemium), MEGA (Freemium), ownCloud (Freemium, Open Source) and Syncthing (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. Before launching Drive for desktop, we had two sync solutions available: Backup and Sync, which was built primarily for consumer users, and Drive File Stream, which was built for business users.
    2. SparkleShare is a Free Open Source syncing tool. Its light, secure and easy to use. SparkleShare allows you to setup your own servers so you always keep control on your data.
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      • Mac
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      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
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      • Kindle Fire
      Amazon Drive is your hard drive in the cloud. Store your music, videos, photos, and documents on Amazon's secure servers. All you need is a web browser to upload, download, and access your files from any computer.
      Amazon Drive vs Google Drive opinions
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      943320 It's because you can get it in any device and believe me I am using it more that a year, it a very reliable one. you don't need to have prime account but if you don't you will get limited storage but will be enough. it is also very fast. Amazon keeps on updating the amazon drive so you find new features in the future.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    3. FileTransfer allows you to securely share files up to 6GB with your family, co-workers or friends for free. Files stay uploaded for 3 weeks. You can send the download link to the recipients' emails directly from the website.
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      • NGINX
      • Apache HTTP Server
      • PHP
      • Cloudron
      • lighttpd
      Jirafeau is a web site permitting to upload a file in a simple way and give an unique link to it. A demonstration of the latest version is available on jirafeau.

    4. A Dropbox-like file manager that connect to your existing storage: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Git, S3, Minio, Dropbox, Google Drive.
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    5. Librevault is an open-source peer-to-peer file synchronization program, designed with convenience and privacy in mind. Our goal is to make a better alternative to BitTorrent Sync and Syncthing.


      The project seems to be abandoned since March 2017. Latest version, v0.1.19, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    6. kDrive is a privacy-friendly file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.
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      kDrive vs Google Drive opinions
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      Xandiar kDrive respects your privacy. It's Swiss made, cheap and you have 2TB of storage. Plus other cool features. The best cloud storage in my opinion !
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    7. It stores files, encrypts them in the browser and allows you to download them.
    8. offers real time filesharing and fast downloads without delays or annoying countdowns. Users can share files in rooms, each with a chat and a filelist. Volafile has a built-in audio player, a gallery for images, and shows previews for both images and videos.
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