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    LanXchange Alternatives

    LanXchange is described as 'A simple tool for spontaneous, local network file transfers' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to LanXchange for a variety of platforms, including Android, Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is KDE Connect, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LanXchange are AirDroid (Freemium), ShareDrop (Free, Open Source), Send Anywhere (Freemium) and WeTransfer (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Dec 9, 2021

    1. KDE Connect is a project that aims to communicate all your devices. For example, with KDE Connect you can receive your phone notifications on your computer, or just use your phone as a remote control for your desktop.
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    2. AirDroid is an intelligent device management platform for remote control, files transfer, managing documents, receiving and sending text, receiving notifications, and even screen mirroring on the computer.
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    3. 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.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
      • Kindle Fire
      A cross-platform file sharing service which allows users to easily share digital content peer-to-peer, in real-time, without cloud storage.
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    4. WeTransfer is a service to send big or small files from A to B. It can transfer any type of file - such as presentations, photos, videos, music or documents - to friends and colleagues.
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    5. 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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      • 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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    6. A network file-sharing application that makes sending a file to another machine on the local network as easy as dragging-and-dropping.
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    7. You can use HFS (HTTP File Server) to send and receive files. Its different from classic file sharing because it uses web technology to be more compatible with todays Internet.
      • 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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