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Windows Live Mesh Alternatives

Windows Live Mesh is described as 'With Windows Live Mesh, you can synchronize files with all of your devices, up to 5GB for free. Access your files from any device or from the web, easily share them with others, and get notified whenever someone changes a file' and is a very popular Cloud Storage service in the backup & sync category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Windows Live Mesh for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Dropbox, which is free. Other great apps like Windows Live Mesh are Google Drive, MEGA, FreeFileSync and Duplicati.

Windows Live Mesh 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 Windows Live Mesh.
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  1. BackBlaze icon

    BackBlaze

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    • Mac
    • Windows

    Online backup for $7 month unlimited space. Backblaze backup encrypts and uploads all your data – no questions asked. No picking files. No digging through folders. Your data is backed up online to our datacenters, so nothing can touch it.

    ⚫︎ Unlimited storageBackBlaze offers a solution with unlimited cloud storage.
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  2. Dropbox icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Selective SynchronizationDropbox allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeDropbox doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionDropbox can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ Built-in viewerDropbox shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineDropbox can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationDropbox supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Shared FoldersDropbox supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
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  3. Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Built-in viewerGoogle Drive shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationGoogle Drive supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Google Drive simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineGoogle Drive can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    MEGA

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    MEGA, the successor of MegaUpload , is a cloud storage and file hosting service produced by Mega Limited.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionMEGA has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Shared FoldersMEGA supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
    ⚫︎ Encrypted BackupMEGA uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMEGA supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationMEGA supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineMEGA can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceMEGA either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  5. FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization software that creates and manages backup copies of all your important files.

    ⚫︎ PortableFreeFileSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningFreeFileSync has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceFreeFileSync either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  6. Duplicati is a backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on local storage, cloud storage services and remote file servers. The Duplicati project was inspired by Duplicity and had similar functionality until 2008.

    ⚫︎ Encrypted BackupDuplicati uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    ⚫︎ Automatic BackupDuplicati will automatically back up your data periodically.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningDuplicati has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ AES-256 EncryptionDuplicati has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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  7. Microsoft OneDrive icon

    Microsoft OneDrive

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
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    • Blackberry
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    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire

    OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive) delivers a satisfactory online file storage and sharing solution in a free and easy to use service. It has a design that is both attractive and functional.

    ⚫︎ Selective SynchronizationMicrosoft OneDrive allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    ⚫︎ Password protected URLYou can add a password to a shared link from Microsoft OneDrive.
    ⚫︎ Unlimited storageMicrosoft OneDrive offers a solution with unlimited cloud storage.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineMicrosoft OneDrive can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Expiring LinksMicrosoft OneDrive can set and share links to a file or folder with a limited time or date.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationMicrosoft OneDrive supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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  8. ownCloud icon

    ownCloud

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Cloudron

    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.

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  9. Resilio Sync  icon

    Resilio Sync

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    Resilio Sync allows you to automatically sync files between computers via secure, distributed technology (P2P bittorrent protocol).

    ⚫︎ Selective SynchronizationResilio Sync allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    ⚫︎ DecentralizedResilio Sync is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    Box

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    • Online
    • Android
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    A secure platform for content management, workflow and collaboration.

    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesBox can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
    ⚫︎ Built-in viewerBox shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    ⚫︎ Selective SynchronizationBox allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    ⚫︎ Unlimited storageBox offers a solution with unlimited cloud storage.
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    Work from the cloud
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