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OpenMediaVault Alternatives

OpenMediaVault is described as 'is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. It can be enhanced via plugins' and is a popular NAS system in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to OpenMediaVault for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Nextcloud, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenMediaVault are ownCloud, TrueNAS, Unraid and XigmaNAS.

OpenMediaVault alternatives are mainly NAS Systems 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 OpenMediaVault.
This page was last updated Mar 23, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted

OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services...

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  1. You should have full control over your data. We help you achieve that: a safe home for all your data. Secure, under your control and developed in an open, transparent and trustworthy way. We are Nextcloud.

  2. ownCloud

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Cloudron

    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.

  3. TrueNAS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    TrueNAS (formerly FreeNAS) is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. TrueNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data.

    TrueNAS vs OpenMediaVault opinions
    Most users think TrueNAS is a great alternative to OpenMediaVault.

    It's not a commercial product... so far as software is concerned - BUT and it's a big one, it needs some fairly beefy hardware to run on. OpenMediaVault is far from perfect (hence needs an alternative) but it runs on things like a Raspberry Pi 3.

    FreeNAS needs a big Intel machine, oooodles of RAM, RAID (ideally) and it goes on. Hardly a free solution if you factor in all the costs!

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  4. An operating system for personal and small business use that brings enterprise-class features letting you configure your computer systems to maximize performance and capacity using any combination of applications, VMs, storage devices, and hardware.

  5. XigmaNAS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    XigmaNAS (formerly NAS4Free) is an embedded Open Source Storage NAS (Network-Attached Storage) distribution based on FreeBSD. This project is a continuation of TrueNAS 7 series project.

    Almost everyone thinks XigmaNAS is a great alternative to OpenMediaVault.

  6. Rockstor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Rockstor is a free and open source NAS (Network Attached Storage) operating system. It’s a software solution and can be installed on commodity hardware or a hypervisor satisfying minimum system requirements.

  7. EasyNAS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Linux kernel

    It uses openSUSE Leap as a base with the Btrfs advanced file system. EasyNAS is managed through a web-based interface and offers such features as on-line growing of file systems, snapshots and copy-on-write.

  8. The Amahi Home Server is designed for home and small office environments where the technical support staff do not want the job!

  9. ReadyNAS

    • Linux

    ReadyNAS by NETGEAR.

  10. FlexRaid T-Raid

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Ubuntu

    Unify & organize your data. Protect & recover from disk failures!.


    flexraid is no longer being supported and the website has gone dark.

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