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Microsoft OneDrive Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Microsoft OneDrive for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Nextcloud, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Microsoft OneDrive and loads of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Microsoft OneDrive are Dropbox, Google Drive, MEGA and Syncthing.

Microsoft OneDrive 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 Microsoft OneDrive.
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  1. Fast and very secure digital asset management platform with a user-friendly interface. Allows you to customize download links with your brand's style and logo. Controlled access to all your digital files-anytime, anywhere,on any device and more.

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  2. You should have full control over your data. We help you achieve that: a safe home for all your data. Secure, under your control and developed in an open, transparent and trustworthy way. We are Nextcloud.

    Simple and powerful file sync & share
    Nextcloud vs Microsoft OneDrive opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Nextcloud is a great alternative to Microsoft OneDrive.
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    wizdude

    Self-hosted keeps your data secure. Works great with desktop, mobile and web clients. Lots of add-on apps for mail, calendar, RSS feeds/news, music players, diagrams and more. Share files with third parties. Setup your own inbound file drops. Outlook plugin for big file send support or remote upload. Integrate it with Libre Office or Only Office for a full online office suite. There is more functionality released in every version. A clear winner.

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    Open source, so possibility of new features + bug fixes added with pull requests. Storage on your own terms, specify where these items are stored.

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    mikeur

    self hosting adds a level of trust

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    Tjwan

    I like to partner with social responsible organisations. Microsoft is far, far behind compared with other competitors, like Nextcloud

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    JulienMercier

    The fact that you can install it on your own server is good enough.

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    Is open-source and can be hosted by yourself. No data sharing needed!

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    Requires you to set up your own server running the Nextcloud server software. This is much more complicated than setting up OneDrive (and similar), which usually just require you to run an installer and register an account. This makes Nextcloud less suitable for non-techy general users.

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  3. 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.

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    Dropbox provides only 2 GB of space for free

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  4. Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.

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    Most users think Google Drive is a great alternative to Microsoft OneDrive.
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    MEGA

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

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    MEGA vs Microsoft OneDrive opinions
    Almost everyone thinks MEGA is a great alternative to Microsoft OneDrive.

    Very secure and it is opensource as well

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    Great! It has abundant storage (50GB) for free and also convenient desktop and mobile clients too.

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    15GB for free, plus it has a desktop app while Google Drive doesn't have one anymore (desktop version only accepts G-Suite account logins, which has a monthly cost)

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    Syncthing

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    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.

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    Syncthing vs Microsoft OneDrive opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Syncthing is a great alternative to Microsoft OneDrive.
    needleinajaystack

    Decentralized self-hosting with good apps for every device

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    ownCloud

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    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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    ownCloud vs Microsoft OneDrive opinions
    Most users think ownCloud is a great alternative to Microsoft OneDrive.

    With Nextcloud you control your own data, you are limited by your own hardware and don't have to trust Microsoft with your data.

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    Onwcloud is a file sharing server.

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

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  9. Fast and very secure digital asset management platform with a user-friendly interface. Allows you to customize download links with your brand's style and logo. Controlled access to all your digital files-anytime, anywhere,on any device and more.

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    Bricolas

    Compatible with "Quick Look" on Mac for any files without having to download them first (offline)

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    Lifetime subscription plan at a cheap price. Very reliable service. User-friendly. Installs as a separate hard drive. Can listen audio from the cloud files directly in the app.

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    IPFS

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    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the HTTP web, but with permanence built in.

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