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iCloud Alternatives for Linux

iCloud is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Nextcloud, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to iCloud and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to iCloud are Dropbox, Syncthing, MEGA and ownCloud.

iCloud alternatives are mainly Cloud Storage Services but may also be File Sync Tools or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of iCloud.
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  1. Nextcloud icon

    Nextcloud

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    136 alternatives to Nextcloud 

    You should have full control over your data. We help you achieve that: a safe home for all your data. Secure, under your control and developed in an open, transparent and trustworthy way. We are Nextcloud.

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    1.  Privacy focusedNextcloud is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Calendar IntegrationNextcloud lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    3.  Ad-freeNextcloud doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Two-factor AuthenticationNextcloud supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    6.  End-to-End EncryptionNextcloud has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    7.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    8.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNextcloud can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    9.  Support for ActivityPubNextcloud support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    Simple and powerful file sync & share
    Simple upload even for people who don’t have Nextcloud
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    Dropbox

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    307 alternatives to Dropbox 

    Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they'll be instantly available on any of your other computers that also have Dropbox installed. Because copies of your files are stored on Dropbox's secure servers, you can also access them from any computer or mobile...

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    1.  Selective SynchronizationDropbox allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Ad-freeDropbox doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Works OfflineDropbox can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  Two-factor AuthenticationDropbox supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    6.  Windows Explorer ExtensionDropbox can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    7.  Built-in viewerDropbox shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    8.  Shared FoldersDropbox supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
    9.  Mobile ScannerDropbox can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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    Syncthing

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    117 alternatives to Syncthing 

    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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    1.  DecentralizedSyncthing is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionSyncthing has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  LightweightSyncthing consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeSyncthing supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Command line interfaceSyncthing either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    MEGA

    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Android
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    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    214 alternatives to MEGA 

    MEGA, the successor of MegaUpload , is a cloud storage and file hosting service produced by Mega Limited. This cloud-storage solution claims to protect your privacy with end-to-end encryption and offers a "Secure Collaboration"...

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionMEGA has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Shared FoldersMEGA supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
    3.  Encrypted BackupMEGA uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  Dark ModeMEGA supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Two-factor AuthenticationMEGA supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    7.  Works OfflineMEGA can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    8.  Command line interfaceMEGA either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    9.  Selective SynchronizationMEGA allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
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    ownCloud

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Cloudron
    233 alternatives to ownCloud 

    Store your private pictures, documents, calendar and contacts on your ownCloud server at home, a rented VPS or use one of the public ownCloud providers. Access your existing data on an FTP drive at work, images shared with you on Dropbox, or your NAS at home--all through your...

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    Seafile

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    128 alternatives to Seafile 

    Seafile is a professional open source cloud storage platform for organizations. It has complete file syncing and sharing features, reliable file storage and advanced privacy protection feature.

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    1.  File VersioningSeafile has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    Cozy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • CouchDB
    • Go (Programming Language)
    85 alternatives to Cozy 

    Choose simplicity, get Cozy. We all have a life and a digital life. Cozy gathers them. In your Cozy, you have all your personal data: pictures, health, bank, holidays, accessible only by you. Welcome to your new digital home.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    Automate the synchronisation of your files on your PC with your Cozy.
    Save your mobile pictures, they will be available on your PC and tablet.
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    Filen

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    • Online
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    • Android Tablet
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    42 alternatives to Filen 

    Everybody can claim to be the most secure cloud storage service. We at Filen like to be transparent. So how does everything really work under the hood? Well, it's quite simple. When you upload a file to Filen's cloud storage, you actually don't upload a file, you...

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionFilen has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Two-factor AuthenticationFilen supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Icedrive

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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    196 alternatives to Icedrive 

    Icedrive is a cloud storage, backup and file sharing service with browser, desktop and mobile apps.

    The Icedrive desktop application allows users to mount their cloud storage space as a real hard drive.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionIcedrive has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    EteSync

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Etebase
    32 alternatives to EteSync 

    Secure, end-to-end encrypted, and privacy respecting sync for your contacts, calendars and tasks. Everything is encrypted on the client-side and all the code (client and server) is open source.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionEteSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Encrypted BackupEteSync uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
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