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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 50 alternatives to NitroShare for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Android, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NitroShare are KDE Connect, ShareDrop, OnionShare and RetroShare.

NitroShare alternatives are mainly Large File Transfer Services but may also be Cloud Storage Services or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NitroShare.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android

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  1. Syncthing icon

    Syncthing

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    113 alternatives to Syncthing 

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

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    1.  DecentralizedSyncthing is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionSyncthing has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  LightweightSyncthing consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeSyncthing supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Command line interfaceSyncthing either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    KDE Connect

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Sailfish OS
    • Plasma Mobile
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    50 alternatives to KDE Connect 

    KDE Connect is a project that aims to communicate all your devices. For example, with KDE Connect you can receive your phone notifications on your computer, or just use your phone as a remote control for your desktop.

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    ShareDrop

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • WebRTC
    75 alternatives to ShareDrop 

    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.

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    1.  Ad-freeShareDrop doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in ShareDrop without registration.
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    OnionShare

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Tor Browser Private Web
    • Android
    35 alternatives to OnionShare 

    OnionShare is an open source tool that lets you securely and anonymously share files, host websites, and chat with friends using the Tor network.

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    1.  Privacy focusedOnionShare is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  No Coding RequiredOnionShare can be used without an coding or programming skills.
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    RetroShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • OpenSSL
    • OpenPGP
    94 alternatives to RetroShare 

    RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and .

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    1.  DecentralizedRetroShare is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedRetroShare is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionRetroShare has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  GPG EncryptionRetroShare supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
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    Send

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    46 alternatives to Send 

    Send lets you share files with end-to-end encryption and a link that automatically expires. So you can keep what you share private and make sure your stuff doesn’t stay online forever.

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Send without registration.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionSend has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Dark ModeSend supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Ad-freeSend doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  No LogsSend doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    6.  No TrackingSend will not track you or use your personal data.
    7.  Privacy focusedSend is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Snapdrop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    36 alternatives to Snapdrop 

    An open source alternative to AirDrop. Activates peers by web, transfers files on LAN.

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    Wormhole

    • Windows
    • Online
    • WebApps
    58 alternatives to Wormhole 

    Simple, private file sharing

    Wormhole lets you share files up to 10GB with end-to-end encryption and a link that automatically expires. So you can keep what you share private and make sure your stuff doesn't stay online forever.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionWormhole has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedWormhole is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Wormhole without registration.
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    Send Anywhere

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Kindle Fire
    167 alternatives to Send Anywhere 

    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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    Web (https://send-anywhere.com)
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    Lufi

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    93 alternatives to Lufi 

    It stores files, encrypts them in the browser and allows you to download them.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionLufi has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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