Open Source Self-Hosted Nextcloud Alternatives

    There are many alternatives to Nextcloud as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. The best Self-Hosted alternative is ownCloud, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Nextcloud and many of them is available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Nextcloud are Seafile (Freemium, Open Source), Pydio (Freemium, Open Source), EteSync (Paid, Open Source) and Filestash (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

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      • 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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      ownCloud vs Nextcloud opinions
      Some users think ownCloud is a great alternative to Nextcloud, some don't.
      NextCloud is a fork of OwnCloud, features are almost the same, so take a look at both.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      ownCloud is the original and far more stable than Nextcloud.
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      hodyroff Original. Focused on file sync and share and document collaboration. Great benefits for enterprise customers. Large install base in education worldwide.
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    1. Seafile is a professional open source cloud storage platform for organizations. It has complete file syncing and sharing features, reliable file storage and advanced privacy protection feature.
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      Seafile vs Nextcloud opinions
      Most users think Seafile is a great alternative to Nextcloud.
      Seafile is a more focussed, nimbler sync & share solution compared to Nextcloud (and the original ownCloud) that excels in performance and stability.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      jensolsson I tried NextCloud and it was very hard to set up permissions in a enterprise environment. Seafile is simpler
      Positive comment 2 months ago

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      brianlacy NextCloud is groupware. Seafile is a file-sync storage solution. Just because they have overlapping functionality, does NOT make them interchangeable.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    2. Pydio is the mature alternative to Dropbox and Box.com, to build your own box, on your own servers.
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      Pydio vs Nextcloud opinions
      Most users think Pydio is a great alternative to Nextcloud.
      It's compatible with Federated Cloud sharing, meaning it can send and receive shares from Nextcloud and ownCloud servers as well
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      Beautiful, full of functionalities, a sync client. And it works perfectly on shared hosting !
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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      brianlacy NextCloud is groupware. Pydio is a file-sync storage solution. Just because they have overlapping functionality, does NOT make them interchangeable.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Secure, end-to-end encrypted, and privacy respecting sync for your contacts, calendars and tasks. Everything is encrypted on the client-side and all the code (client and server) is open source.
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    3. A Dropbox-like file manager that connect to your existing storage: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Git, S3, Minio, Dropbox, Google Drive.
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    4. Store photos, videos, VMs, containers, log files, or any blob of data as objects.
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      Some users think MinIO is a great alternative to Nextcloud, some don't.
    5. Tracim is a collaborative software designed to allow people to share and work on various data and document types. With Tracim, you manage and share in the same place: forum-like threads, files and automatic versioning, wiki-like pages for online information.
      Tracim vs Nextcloud opinions
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      Very serious, free and open source !
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    6. It stores files, encrypts them in the browser and allows you to download them.
    7. e2ee-cloud is a open source, self-hosted, end-to-end encryption software. You can upload and download files in your browser. All files and folders will be encrypted before upload and decrypted after download.
    8. Nubo is a self-hosted file sharing application. It currently runs on macOS and Linux. Support for Windows is expected soon. It consists of two applications:
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