OpenDrop Alternatives

    OpenDrop is described as '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' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to OpenDrop for a variety of platforms, including Android, Windows, Linux, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is ShareDrop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenDrop are Send Anywhere (Freemium), Dukto R6 (Free, Open Source), NitroShare (Free, Open Source) and Portal by Pushbullet (Free).

    This page was last updated May 7, 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      The project is no longer maintained.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. A network file-sharing application that makes sending a file to another machine on the local network as easy as dragging-and-dropping.
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    3. Getting pictures, videos, and other files from your computer onto your phone should be quick and painless. Portal helps by making it as easy as drag and drop.

      Discontinued

      The project seems abandoned. The iPhone app is no longer available on the AppStore, the Android app was updated on February 26, 2020

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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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      • 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      With Roamit, you can send the webpage you're reading, or something that's on your clipboard, to your PC, mobile or even your Xbox¹, it'll open immediately. Furthermore, you can transfer your photos and files² as fast as possible, via local Wi-Fi network.
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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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      "Hi. My Name is Feem. I happen to be the best local file transfer app on Earth." Feem works like Bluetooth; but 50X faster. Feem sends files instantly from one device to another without passing through the Internet.
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