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Nextcloud Reviews

I love the idea of NextCloud. But it doesn't meet my needs. It might yours, though. So don't give up on it!

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I love open source software, and in the story of NextCloud and its OwnCloud roots, I side - overall - with NextCloud. For reasons of freedom and openness and trying to make the world a better software place. But... I won't use NextCloud in the near future and the reason is that my needs aren't met by the NextCloud client. It seeks to allow me to sync my files between multiple computers. But I have - literally - hundreds of thousands of (very small, ie <100kB) files to sync. And the NextCloud client can't cope with this. It tries to catalogue everything and gets stuck, lags, and mashes up the sync. That was the case with OpenCloud's v9 client and it's true of NextCloud v11.

I love the idea of NextCloud, but it doesn't work for me.

If you're not a special case like me, try it; I think it might be worth your while, so you can escape the tyrrany of evil services like Dropbox and Google Drive, who have your number, can read your files and must give it to the NSA if asked without telling you.

Otherwise, spare a thought for the low price, reliable and EU-based seafile.de (now SyncWerk.com).

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Yes, syncing hundreds of thousands of very small files is a though challenge and the current client isn't super good at it. However, we have made progress already and are working on a more complete solution - be sure to check it out again in half a year or so ;-)


Nextcloud is in my cloud

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The best solution for my private cloud: more configurable and stable than others.
The best for help make my docs really privates!

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It is open source, you can run it on your home computer, and it has many features

  • file storage and sync
  • audio/video/chat multi party conferences
  • calendar/contact with sync to mobile devices
    and many more
  • supports all major operating systems
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Easiest way to deploy Nextcloud and additions like the Collabora Online Office is the Appliance based on Univention Corporate Server (https://www.univention.com/products/univention-app-center/app-catalog/nextcloud/ ). Best thing is that you'll get updates for the whole stack in one place - and that it is free to use.

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Nextcloud it's a great project no doubts about it, but developers need to slow down a little the new features release and concentrate on performance and bugs, performance for file sync is bad, it does not even support delta sync, or lan sync, more often than not the cache configuration don't work as expected, version updates fails. Local storage share don't work reliably, Microsoft Samba SMB protocol only works with v1, who works with version 1 this days? CPU usage of the server is way high and memory consumption just sky rocket,even with CardDAV contacts or CalDav calendar sync, no matter the evolution of php, I think it's hitting an optimization limit. As others mentioned here I love the project but it just can't keep with my needs, I wonder how it's runnable with dozens of users on the same server!

[Edited by cvzalez, May 02]

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Robust, versatile, has lot and lots of options that actually cover all of my needs. Hosting it on my own micro server from ASUS [barebone].

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It sync files on my mobile to my PC (via NC server of course). No need to transfer them when need. That means auto backup too. On my mobile, it also means a big save on memory, my Nexus 5X needs it a lot. Last but not least, everything is private.

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An excellent open source alternative to any proprietary cloud storage solution. By far the most scalable and customizable solution out there.

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I don't know if I make it through a day without using my private, personal, self hosted cloud server. It kind of runs my day syncing my calendars, contacts and currently its also my alternative to google music as I stream my entire music collection to my phone. If your aiming to truely own your data and keep it that way then Nextcloud is the key.

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Nextcloud is much more than a simple replacement for Dropbox, Google Drive, etc. It is an online collaboration platform, with all the bells and whistles of such a platform. It has a small footprint and it highly extensible.

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It is open source cloud. I can install it on any linux-based systems and integrate with PHP and SQLite. All of them are open source softwares.
It easy to install and use.

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Easy to install. Works very well in the web, Ubuntu Linux desktop and Android.
More integrations (with rocket.chat, for example) would be good.

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Can be self-hosted, offers end-to-end-encryption, open source

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Nextcloud is really great! Secure and scalable with many plugin to extend his functionality.
Granularity level of authorizations is better than Dropbox, Drive and OneDrive.
Nextcloud talk to encrypted videoconference
Integration with Collabora online or OnlyOffice to collaborative editing online of your documents.
GPDR compliant.
Absolutely recommended!!!

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