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. Access your existing data on an FTP drive at work, images shared with you on Dropbox, or your NAS at home--all through your ownCloud server.Run your ownCloud server in a place you trust and access all the data you care about in one place!

Your data is where you are!
When traveling, access ownCloud through your Android or iOS devices. Automatically upload pictures after taking them. Sync files at home or work with the desktop client keeping one or more local folders synchronized between devices. And wherever you are, the web interface lets you view, share and edit your files alone or with others.
Wherever you are, your data is with you thanks to ownCloud!

Share with anybody on your terms!
Send password protected public links so others can upload files to you; get notified on your phone when you get a share from your own or another ownCloud server. Edit documents together, have video calls over your own server, comment on pictures shared with or by you. Don't be alone!

ownCloud offers an easy user interface with search, favorites, tags and other ways to quickly get at your files.
File editing and preview support for PDF, images, text files, Open Document, Word files and more.
Integration of anti-virus scanning functionality with the anti-virus app.
LDAP / Active Directory integration
Advanced quota management with configurable accounting of external storage.
Sharing REST API. Control sharing from mobile apps and desktop clients
Easy development of 3rd party apps with the share REST API. Quick access to core functions for app development with the powerful ownCloud App API and webhooks following the publication / subscription model.


Free with limited functionality

Supported Platforms 1 note on ownCloud's platform support

Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Raspberry Pi Cloudron

Platform comments

  • Self-Hosted “ownCloud Server supports Linux operating systems.”

Apps for ownCloud

ownCloud is also a platform with 4 apps listed on AlternativeTo. Browse all 4 apps for ownCloud.

Links to official ownCloud sites

Official Website    Facebook    Twitter    GitHub


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Audio & Music Backup & Sync File Management File Sharing Office & Productivity


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2 out of 5 with 3 ratings

I ran my own owncloud server to share large folders between a team of about 10 people in the last year. The whole thing turned out to be a disaster. Constant error messages form the clients that...

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