Open Source Pushbullet Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Pushbullet is KDE Connect, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Pushbullet and 11 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Pushbullet are GSConnect (Free, Open Source), Gotify (Free, Open Source), Soduto (Free, Open Source) and FileCast (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 2, 2021

    1. 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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      Most users think KDE Connect is a great alternative to Pushbullet.
      mirage Opensource, has more features, free.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    2. GSConnect is a complete implementation of KDE Connect especially for GNOME Shell with Nautilus, Chrome and Firefox integration. It does not rely on the KDE Connect desktop application and will not work with it installed.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Self-Hosted
      Gotify is a service for sending (via a REST-API) and receiving (via browser/android app) push notifications.
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    3. Soduto for macOS allows your computer to communicate and share information with other devices: Android, Linux or other Macs. Want to copy-paste content across your devices? Browse remote files? Send SMS straight from the desktop? Or maybe simply share a link?
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    4. Everyday problem: a file needs to be copied from a desktop computer to a mobile device (or another desktop computer somewhere on the internet).

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2015



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      Android SMS Gate. Allows you to manage SMS and Share links between browser and mobile device. Automated(?) last update message unfortunately wrong. Looks like last merge into main codebase on Gitlab was 3 weeks ago; app still actively developed.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Snarl is a notification system for Windows. It provides a standard, simple way for application to notify you, the end user, of important events.
    5. Growl for Windows is a Windows-compatible version of Growl , a notification system for Mac OS X.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.9.1, released in March 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website and GitHub

    6. Mobile notifications, now on your pc Whether in a meeting or shuffling between tabs, Crono keeps you in sync with all your notification or calendar event.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      Progressiv Web App that allow you to register many devices linked to one Google account and push them link. It is free & OSS, use Firebase services with correct security. Desktop & Android
      Code on GitHub https://github.com/HugoGresse/DeviceConsole.
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