Best NitroShare Alternatives

    NitroShare is described as 'A network file-sharing application that makes sending a file to another machine on the local network as easy as dragging-and-dropping' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to NitroShare for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Android, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is ShareDrop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NitroShare are Send Anywhere (Freemium), Dukto R6 (Free, Open Source), Snapdrop (Free, Open Source) and TrebleShot (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 26, 2021

    1. ShareDrop is an HTML5 clone of the Apple AirDrop service. It allows you to transfer files directly between devices, without having to upload them to any server first. It uses WebRTC for secure peer-to-peer file transfer and Firebase for presence management and WebRTC signaling.
      • 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • Symbian S60
      • Android Tablet
      Dukto is an easy file transfer tool designed for LAN use.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained. Last version, released in 2013 can be still downloaded on the official website

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    2. An open source alternative to Alternative to AirDrop. Activates peers by web, transfers files on LAN.
    3. Send and receive files over available connections 'Main Features' Pause or resume transfers even when an error is given Share your videos and songs within the application There is no limit.
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    4. A simple tool for spontaneous, local network file transfers. Supports Windows, Mac and Linux PCs and Android phones.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      OpenDrop is a command-line tool that allows sharing files between devices directly over Wi-Fi. Its unique feature is that it is protocol-compatible with Apple AirDrop which allows to share files with Apple devices running iOS and macOS.
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      • 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Snapcraft
      • F-Droid
      Sharik is an open-source, cross-platform solution for sharing files via Wi-Fi or Mobile Hotspot. This app allows you to easily send photos, apps, files, text, literally anything, to any kind of device connected to the same network. It's convenient and blazing fast.
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      • 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.
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