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KDE Connect Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to KDE Connect for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is scrcpy, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to KDE Connect and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to KDE Connect are GSConnect, Unified Remote, LanXchange and EasyJoin.

KDE Connect alternatives are mainly Mobile Remote Control Tools but may also be Screen Mirroring Apps or Remote Desktop Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KDE Connect.
This page was last updated May 20, 2022
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  • Linux
  • Android
  • Android Tablet
  • Sailfish OS
  • Plasma Mobile
  • iPhone
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KDE Connect is a project that aims to communicate all your devices. For example, with KDE Connect you can receive your...

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  1. This application provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB and WiFi. It does not require any root access. It works on GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS.

  2. GSConnect is a complete implementation of KDE Connect especially for GNOME Shell with Nautilus, Chrome and Firefox integration. It does not rely on the KDE Connect desktop application and will not work with it installed.

    GSConnect vs KDE Connect opinions
    Almost everyone thinks GSConnect is a great alternative to KDE Connect.

    Its a fork of KDE Connect made to work with gnome and pantheon

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    It's KDE Connect but integrated into gnome

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  3. Unified Remote

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Unified Remote is an app that lets you control your entire computer from your mobile device. In short, it turns your device into a WiFi or Bluetooth remote control for all the programs on your computer. It is easily the most feature-filled Mobile-PC remote available.

  4. LanXchange

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

    A simple tool for spontaneous, local network file transfers.

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    Description says it all. The best and most simple application for exchanging files between devices in a local network.

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    KDE connect has a lot more features, LxC is just a file sharing utility without all other features and dependencies of KDE plasma.

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  5. EasyJoin

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Mono
    • Firefox

    Share files, folders, messages, links, notifications and clipboard. You can do much more with the PRO version.



  6. Pulse SMS

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Android Wear
    • Firefox

    Access messages everywhere Whether you are working at your computer, reading on your tablet, or watching the game on your TV. Pulse is with you everywhere, so you never miss a message.

  7. Feem

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Share files offline. No servers. No cloud. No limits.

  8. XMouse Remote Mouse & Keyboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android

    Remotely control X11 via SSH commands generated by your phone or tablet. Works well on the Raspberry Pi or any other Linux machine. No Mac or Windows.

  9. Nuntius

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android

    Nuntius delivers notifications from your phone or tablet to your computer over Bluetooth.

  10. QtScrcpy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    QtScrcpy connects to Android devices via USB (or via TCP/IP) for display and control. It does NOT require the root privileges.

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