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

    This page was last updated Jan 23, 2022

    1. 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.
      ownCloud is the original and far more stable than Nextcloud.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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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.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      NextCloud is a fork of OwnCloud, features are almost the same, so take a look at both.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. 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 almost 3 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 6 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 over 1 year ago

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    3. 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 over 3 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 over 1 year ago

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

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      • Etebase
      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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    4. A Dropbox-like file manager that connect to your existing storage: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Git, S3, Minio, Dropbox, Google Drive.
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    5. It stores files, encrypts them in the browser and allows you to download them.
    6. 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.
    7. 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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    8. 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.
    9. XBackBone is a simple, self-hosted, lightweight PHP file manager that support the instant sharing tool ShareX and *NIX systems. It supports uploading and displaying images, GIF, video, code, formatted text, and file downloading and uploading.
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