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    Nearby Share Alternatives

    Nearby Share is described as 'feature of Google's mobile and desktop operating systems Android and Chrome OS which allows data to be transferred via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, similar to AirDrop and Android Beam. It was officially released on August 4, 2020'. There are seven alternatives to Nearby Share for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, iPad, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Snapdrop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Nearby Share are Send Anywhere (Freemium), SHAREit (Free), AirDrop (Free) and Hop - Send it fast, hop it (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 25, 2022
    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    Nearby Share is a feature of Google's mobile and desktop operating systems Android and Chrome OS which allows data to...
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    1. An open source alternative to Alternative to AirDrop. Activates peers by web, transfers files on LAN.
      • 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • KaiOS
      SHAREit - An inter-phone transmission tool that has zero network traffic; Works even without internet connection and 60x faster than Bluetooth.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      AirDrop is the simplest way to send files wirelessly to anyone around you. To share a file, simply drag it onto a person’s contact photo. Your Mac verifies that you want to send the file, then sends a request to the recipient.
    2. Hop is a multi-platform wireless filesharing app supported on Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS.
    3. Free and open source file sharing service.
    4. Arc is a seamless, secure and cross-platform file sharing service by Quadren. Arc aims to recreate the magic of Airdrop between your own devices, but without the platform limitations. Arc works perfectly between your phone, laptop and desktop.
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