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Snapdrop Alternatives

Snapdrop is described as 'An open source alternative to AirDrop. Activates peers by web, transfers files on LAN' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Snapdrop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is ShareDrop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Snapdrop are Send Anywhere, Wormhole, NitroShare and SwissTransfer.

Snapdrop alternatives are mainly Large File Transfer Services but may also be Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Snapdrop.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Android
  • Self-Hosted
  • F-Droid

An open source alternative to AirDrop. Activates peers by web, transfers files on LAN.

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  1. ShareDrop icon

    ShareDrop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • WebRTC

    ShareDrop is an HTML5 clone of the Apple AirDrop service. It allows you to transfer files directly between devices, without having to upload them to any server first. It uses WebRTC for secure peer-to-peer file transfer and Firebase for presence management and WebRTC signaling.

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  2. Send Anywhere icon

    Send Anywhere

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Kindle Fire

    A cross-platform file sharing service which allows users to easily share digital content peer-to-peer, in real-time, without cloud storage.

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    Web (https://send-anywhere.com)


  3. Wormhole icon

    Wormhole

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Simple, private file sharing

    Wormhole lets you share files up to 10GB with end-to-end encryption and a link that automatically expires. So you can keep what you share private and make sure your stuff doesn't stay online forever.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionWormhole has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedWormhole is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Wormhole without registration.
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  4. NitroShare icon

    NitroShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    A network file-sharing application that makes sending a file to another machine on the local network as easy as dragging-and-dropping.

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    Discontinued

    Last update in June 2019 and last desktop release in October 2017. Android version has last release in February 2018.

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  5. SwissTransfer is a popular data transfer service that lets you send up to 50 GB. It’s free of charge, free of ads and it respects your privacy.

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    SwissTransfer Mobile


  6. Instant.io icon

    Instant.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Download/upload files using the WebTorrent protocol (BitTorrent over WebRTC). This is a beta.

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  7. croc is a tool I built to easily and securely transfer stuff from one computer to another.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedCroc is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceCroc either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  8. AnonFiles.com icon

    AnonFiles.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Upload your files anonymously and free on AnonFiles.com. It offer you hotlinking, 20 GB filesize limit and unlimited bandwidth.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedAnonFiles.com is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in AnonFiles.com without registration.
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  9. Bitwarden Send icon

    Bitwarden Send

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Brave
    • Firefox

    Bitwarden Send is a lightweight utility used to share information with another person for a limited period of time. Bitwarden users can easily transmit a file or text, and rest easy knowing the sent information is protected with end-to-end encryption, and will not live forever.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionBitwarden Send has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  10. Magic Wormhole icon

    Magic Wormhole

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Python

    This package provides a library and a command-line tool named wormhole, which makes it possible to get arbitrary-sized files and directories (or short pieces of text) from one computer to another.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceMagic Wormhole either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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