Snapdrop Alternatives

    Snapdrop is described as 'An open source alternative to Alternative to AirDrop. Activates peers by web, transfers files on LAN' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Snapdrop for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is ShareDrop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Snapdrop are Send Anywhere (Freemium), NitroShare (Free, Open Source), Instant.io (Free, Open Source) and Portal by Pushbullet (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 29, 2021

    1. 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.
      • 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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    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Download/upload files using the WebTorrent protocol (BitTorrent over WebRTC). This is a beta.
    3. Getting pictures, videos, and other files from your computer onto your phone should be quick and painless. Portal helps by making it as easy as drag and drop.

      Discontinued

      The project seems abandoned. The iPhone app is no longer available on the AppStore, the Android app was updated on February 26, 2020

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • KaiOS
      SHAREit - An inter-phone transmission tool that has zero network traffic; Works even without internet connection and 60x faster than Bluetooth.
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    4. 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Browser File Transfer Dead simple drag-and-drop files to anyone on any device. No sign-ups, no emailing, no hassle. Send files to anyone on the same WiFi or network that's on fileroom.io.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      AirDrop is the simplest way to send files wirelessly to anyone around you. To share a file, simply drag it onto a person’s contact photo. Your Mac verifies that you want to send the file, then sends a request to the recipient.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Sharik is an open-source, cross-platform solution for sharing files via Wi-Fi or Mobile Hotspot.
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