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    Magic Wormhole Alternatives

    Magic Wormhole is described as 'This package provides a library and a command-line tool named wormhole, which makes it possible to get arbitrary-sized files and directories (or short pieces of text) from one computer to another' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Magic Wormhole for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Magic Wormhole are RetroShare (Free, Open Source), Onionshare (Free, Open Source), Send Anywhere (Freemium) and Snapdrop (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 31, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and...
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    3. Web servers are started locally on your computer and made accessible to other people as Tor onion services. By default, OnionShare web addresses are protected with a random password. A typical OnionShare address might look something like this: ...
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      • 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. An open source alternative to Alternative to AirDrop. Activates peers by web, transfers files on LAN.


    5. 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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    6. Simple, private file sharing Wormhole lets you share files up to 10GB with end-to-end encryption and a link that automatically expires. So you can keep what you share private and make sure your stuff doesn't stay online forever.
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    7. It stores files, encrypts them in the browser and allows you to download them.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Download/upload files using the WebTorrent protocol (BitTorrent over WebRTC). This is a beta.
    8. Upload your files anonymously and free. It offers you hotlinking, 10 GB filesize limit and unlimited bandwidth.
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