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Free Insync Alternatives

The best free alternative to Insync is Rclone, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Insync and 16 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Insync are RaiDrive, GoodSync, odrive and Google Drive for Desktop.

Insync alternatives are mainly Cloud Storage Services but may also be FTP Clients or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Insync.
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  1. Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

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    Doesn't share highly-needed features like selective syncing and syncing specific local files to specific folders in cloud drives.

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  2. Mount NAS, Router, Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox to a network drive on File Explorer. No need for synchronization and no need for web browsers!.

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

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    Most users think GoodSync is a great alternative to Insync.
  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.

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    Most users think odrive is a great alternative to Insync.
  5. Google Drive for Desktop icon

    Google Drive for Desktop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

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    ODrive

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    GUI client for Google Drive based on the Electron .

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  7. With Drive File Stream, you stream your Drive files directly from the cloud to your Mac or PC, freeing up disk space and network bandwidth. Because Drive files are stored in the cloud, any changes you or your collaborators make are automatically updated everywhere.

    Discontinued

    This doesn't exist as a separate product any longer and just became Google Drive by the looks of it.

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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.

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    It's free, but it's not truly an exact alternative. It mounts Google Drive as a network drive, and on my experience, there is a lag for accessing and saving files.

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  9. drive-cli

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    "drive" is a tiny program to pull or push Google Drive files. It runs in the command line. A "push" uploads local content to Google Drive while a "pull" downloads changes from Google Drive to the local computer.

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    Vgrive

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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