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Free SFTP Drive Alternatives

The best free alternative to SFTP Drive is Rclone, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to SFTP Drive and ten of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to SFTP Drive are RaiDrive, sshfs, Air Live Drive and WinFsp.

SFTP Drive alternatives are mainly FTP Clients 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 SFTP Drive.
This page was last updated Apr 6, 2021
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

An easy-to-use utility that mounts remote file systems as Windows drives via SFTP. Once connected, you can browse and work...

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  1. Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

  2. Mount NAS, Router, Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox to a network drive on File Explorer. No need for synchronization and no need for web browsers!.



  3. sshfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    SSHFS allows you to mount a remote filesystem using SFTP. Most SSH servers support and enable this SFTP access by default, so SSHFS is very simple to use - there's nothing to do on the server-side.

  4. Air Live Drive

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Air Live Drive mounts cloud drives as local disks in your computer and open remote files with any application without having to sync or use local disk space.

  5. WinFsp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WinFsp, Windows File System Proxy, is a set of software components for Windows computers that allows the creation of user mode file systems. In this sense it is similar to FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace), which provides the same functionality on UNIX-like computers.



  6. win-sshfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    win-sshfs is a SSH(SFTP) filesystem made using Dokan and SSH.NET library that allows you to mount remote computers via SFTP protocol like windows network drives. You may also need to acquire Dokan DLL from: .

    Discontinued

    The project is currently on hiatus and probably will not have new releases till the end of the year.

  7. DirectNet Drive

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    With DirectNet Drive you can use the remote storage as a local drive: drag-n-drop the files in Windows Explorer, watch videos and play music in your favorite media player just directly from the FTP site.

    Discontinued

    Admin on support forum was last seen in 2011.Copyright on the website is 2014.No mention of anything past windows 7 in the supported OSes.

  8. SSHFS-Win

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    SSHFS-Win is a minimal port of SSHFS to Windows. Under the hood it uses Cygwin for the POSIX environment and WinFsp for the FUSE functionality.

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  9. Dokan SSHFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Dokan SSHFS is a program that mounts remote file systems using SSH. Dokan SSHFS depends on Dokan Library which you can find on the application's website.

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  10. DriveMaker

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    DriveMaker Freeware mounts or maps an FTP site to your desktop or Windows Server as a drive letter, for example: D:.

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