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  • Syncthing icon


    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, if it is shared with some third party and how it's transmitted over the Internet. Private. None of your data is ever stored anywhere else other than on your computers. There is no central server that might be compromised, legally or illegally. Encrypted. All communication is secured using TLS.

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    • Syncthing is a p2p system owncloud is a centralised storage server system ruvenssgwilchesApr 2016 • 8 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Nextcloud icon


    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. Started by the well known open source file sync and share developer Frank Karlitschek and joined by the most active contributors to his previous project, building on its mature code base, we offer a more reliable and sustainable solution for users and customers.

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    • It’s a community-fork of ownCloud with all components being open source. :) jancborchardtAug 2016 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It Is quite similar to ownCloud, but it includes the ownCloud Enterprise Features like Collabora Online, Calender, Contacts etc... also in the free community version. The focus of Nextcloud is to be secure (2 factor auth). PS: Theres a better AppStore in Nextcloud and apps are more supported and get more updates. Guest • Feb 2017 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • a fork of the same project with more active development Guest • May 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is a fork by the founder and original developers of the Owncloud project. cvanelliJul 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Cozy icon


    Cozy is an app-based personal cloud that allows anyone to manage their own personal server. It comes with common applications: a contacts manager, a calendar, a webmail and a filebox. An Android app allows you to sync your contacts, calendars and files with your mobile. Last but not least, the Cozy Community has built many personal tools like a feed reader, a bank operation manager or an IRC client (100 000 apps were downloaded in 2015).

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    • with cozy you can sync more than just files. like contacts and calendars which is more important to me than file sharing. Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • IPFS icon


    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines good ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the HTTP web, but with permanence built in. You can also mount the world at /ipfs.IPFS could become a new major subsystem of the internet. If built right, it could complement or replace HTTP.

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  • Pydio icon


    Pydio is the mature alternative to Dropbox and Box.com, to build your own box, on your own servers. Pydio is an open source file sharing platform for the enterprise, with simple and sleek web and mobile apps, hosted securely on your servers and clouds. As easy to use as great consumer software, Pydio is designed to provide enterprise grade security and control.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Self-Hosted

  • Tonido  icon


    #1 Private File Sharing, Sync and Mobile Access for Home and Business. Access, Sync and Share ALL your docs, photos, music and videos from anywhere. No Storage Limits. No Security Worries. No Uploading. Limited values and users without PRO subscription.

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  • BoZoN icon


    Minimalist Drag & drop file sharing JS application Drag, drop and share Easy to install: just unzip on your server. Easy to config: just change config.php file. Go to admin.php page and create your login/pass. Upload a file on admin.php page dropping files in the dashed area... that's it ! Organize files & folders, share them, manage the shared access, add users and accounts, manage their rights etc.

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  • YunoHost icon


    YunoHost is a Debian GNU/Linux based distribution packaged with free software that automates the installation of a personal web server. The purpose of YunoHost is to allow users to easily host their own web services by enabling a simple point-and-click web interface for installing various web apps. Currently supported apps include an email server with webmail interface, a WordPress website, an instant messaging server, a news aggregator, a file sharing server, and a seedbox, among others.

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  • Jirafeau icon


    Jirafeau is a web site permitting to upload a file in a simple way and give an unique link to it. A demonstration of the latest version is available on jirafeau.

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  • xamiro icon


    This is a multi talent file manager for admins and onsite-development. Full Feature List - Full keyboard support ala Midnight or Total-Commander - Multi tab - Code editor with auto-completion for CSS,PHP and Javascript - Multi selection - Advanced search - Drag’n drop for copy, move and upload into any panel - Standard actions : Edit, Move, Rename, Info, Delete,Compress and Download,...

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    s42transfer is a web site permitting to upload mulitple files in a simple way and give unique links with compressed files along with email sharing functionality. A demonstration of the latest version is available on demo.s42.

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    Filelocker 2

    Filelocker is a web based secure file sharing application that facilitates easy file sharing between users at an organization and promotes secure data sharing habits. Filelocker was developed by IT Networks and Security at Purdue University for the purpose of allowing students and faculty to share files with other people both inside and outside of Purdue University. It is a temporary and secure storage system for sharing files and data.

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    Synology Cloud Station

    #### REQUIRES A SYNOLOGY NAS #### Synology offers cost-efficient, high-capacity yet absolutely private cloud solution to help you synchronize files among all your devices. CLOUD & FILE SYNC The majority of people now switch between multiple devices every day, resulting in a dramatic increase in the popularity of cloud storage.

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  • Framadrop icon


    Framadrop is a free online service that allows you to share files in a confidential and secure way. If necessary, set the expiration date online. Paste the file to be transmitted. Then share the link with your correspondents. Your files are encrypted and stored on our servers without us being able to decrypt them.

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  • MyWorkDrive icon


    Connect your Windows File Server to the Cloud MyWorkDrive is designed to integrate with existing on-premise Windows File Servers while providing end users with fast cloud file cloud access – all while maintaining local IT control over the data. The server software is very lightweight – no databases or complicated LDAP requirements – and can be installed directly on existing Windows File Servers.

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  • Radicale icon


    The Radicale Project is a complete CalDAV (calendar) and CardDAV (contact) server solution. Calendars and address books are available for both local and remote access, possibly limited through authentication policies. They can be viewed and edited by calendar and contact clients on mobile phones or computers.

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  • FileRun icon


    FileRun is a full featured PHP web based file manager with a very easy to use ajax user interface. Upload and download large files for easy sharing. - Upload large files (larger even than 10GB). - Upload folders! (Yes, you can upload entire folder structures. Without zipping!) - Upload by drag&drop. - Resume interrupted large uploads. - Download files and folder of unlimited sizes. (Yes, you can download entire folder structures.

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  • CloudFleet icon


    All-in-One Cloud Solution We believe that everyone has a right to data privacy! We value having this privilege – The cloudfleet blimp is a device that enables you to communicate securely via email, manages your files, calendar and contacts. It is easy to use, keeps your personal data safe and secure and will grow into a smart personal assistant. Self-Hosted Email A modern and user-friendly web mail service, with the reassurance that only you have access to your email. Store.

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  • Lufi icon


    It stores files and allows you to download them. Is that all? No. All the files are encrypted by the browser! It means that your files never leave your computer unencrypted. The administrator of the Lufi instance you use will not be able to see what is in your file, neither will your network administrator, or your ISP. The encryption key part of the URL is a anchor, that means this part is only processed client-side and does not reach the server.

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  • IMES icon


    IMES is a server-based, multi-user music database & streamer. It employs couchdb for authentication and for serving its web frontend and music database to clients. Music is transcoded on-the-fly to MP3 and streamed via RTSP or HTTP.

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