AlternativeTo Logo

Rockstor Alternatives

Rockstor is described as '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' and is a NAS system. There are more than 10 alternatives to Rockstor for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is OpenMediaVault, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Rockstor are TrueNAS, Unraid, XigmaNAS and EasyNAS.

Rockstor alternatives are mainly NAS Systems but may also be Virtualization Tools or Web Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Rockstor.
This page was last updated
  • 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...

Learn more about Rockstor

  1. OpenMediaVault 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.

    Screenshot
  2. TrueNAS icon

    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.

    Screenshot


  3. 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.

    Screenshot
  4. XigmaNAS icon

    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.

    Screenshot
  5. EasyNAS icon

    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.

    EasyNAS
    EasyNAS vs Rockstor opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    wimbo

    The only alternative that also supports BTRFS. There should be more NAS systems that support BTRFS!

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    0


  6. Amahi Home Server icon

    Amahi Home Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

    The Amahi dashboards "Storage" tab allows you to view the temperatures of your hard-drives (that is if they have that ability) and also how much used and free space that drive has. Can show unlimited amount of drives.
  7. SnapRAID icon

    SnapRAID

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Disk array backup with snapshot raid.

    No screenshots yet
  8. Gigatribe icon

    Gigatribe

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    [NOTE: new Mac version and Windows beta version 3.5 were released in December 2019]

    Screenshot
  9. FuguHub icon

    FuguHub

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi

    FuguHub lets you set up and operate your own secure file-sharing site, even if you're not a techie. FuguHub is an easy-to-use server that runs either on your own computer/device or on your own private online cloud/VPS server.

    No screenshots yet
    FuguHub vs Rockstor opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments

    Not a software NAS, but an online file share service

    Negative comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    1
  10. ReadyNAS icon

    ReadyNAS

    • Linux

    ReadyNAS by NETGEAR.

    New ReadyNAS OS 6 Home Page
Showing 10 of 17 alternatives