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Open Source SugarSync Alternatives

The best open source alternative to SugarSync is Nextcloud. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to SugarSync and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to SugarSync are Syncthing, Duplicati, IPFS and SyncTrayzor.

SugarSync alternatives are mainly Cloud Storage Services but may also be File Sync Tools or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SugarSync.
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  1. Nextcloud icon

    Nextcloud

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    136 alternatives to Nextcloud 

    You should have full control over your data. We help you achieve that: a safe home for all your data. Secure, under your control and developed in an open, transparent and trustworthy way. We are Nextcloud.

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    1.  Privacy focusedNextcloud is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Calendar IntegrationNextcloud lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    3.  Ad-freeNextcloud doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Two-factor AuthenticationNextcloud supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    6.  End-to-End EncryptionNextcloud has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    7.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    8.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNextcloud can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    9.  Support for ActivityPubNextcloud support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    Simple and powerful file sync & share
    Simple upload even for people who don’t have Nextcloud
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    Syncthing

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    117 alternatives to Syncthing 

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

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    1.  DecentralizedSyncthing is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionSyncthing has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  LightweightSyncthing consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeSyncthing supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Command line interfaceSyncthing either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Duplicati

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    128 alternatives to Duplicati 

    Duplicati is a backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on local storage, cloud storage services and remote file servers. The Duplicati project was inspired by Duplicity and had similar functionality until 2008.

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    1.  Incremental BackupDuplicati supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    2.  Schedule BackupDuplicati supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    3.  Encrypted BackupDuplicati uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    4.  Automatic BackupDuplicati will automatically back up your data periodically.
    5.  File VersioningDuplicati has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    7.  AES-256 EncryptionDuplicati has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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    IPFS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    75 alternatives to IPFS 

    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the HTTP web, but with permanence built in.

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    1.  DecentralizedIPFS is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    SyncTrayzor

    • Windows
    • Syncthing
    42 alternatives to SyncTrayzor 

    SyncTrayzor is a wrapper for Syncthing which allows Syncthing's window to be hidden in the tray area. SyncTrayzor has a built-in web browser to manage Syncthing without opening your browser. SyncTrayzor can be configured to automatically start at PC startup.

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    1.  PortableSyncTrayzor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Selective SynchronizationSyncTrayzor allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
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    Restic

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    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Arch Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD
    41 alternatives to Restic 

    restic is a program that does backups right. The design goals are: Easy, Fast, Verifiable, Secure, Efficient, Free.

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    1.  Encrypted BackupRestic uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    2.  Incremental BackupRestic supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
    3.  Command line interfaceRestic either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Filen

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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
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    42 alternatives to Filen 

    Everybody can claim to be the most secure cloud storage service. We at Filen like to be transparent. So how does everything really work under the hood? Well, it's quite simple. When you upload a file to Filen's cloud storage, you actually don't upload a file, you...

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionFilen has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Two-factor AuthenticationFilen supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Lufi

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    98 alternatives to Lufi 

    It stores files, encrypts them in the browser and allows you to download them.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionLufi has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    Filestash

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    260 alternatives to Filestash 

    A Dropbox-like file manager that let you manage your data anywhere it is located: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Git, S3, Minio, Dropbox, Google Drive.

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    1.  LightweightFilestash consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Git SupportFilestash supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
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    Proton Drive

    • Online
    • Tor
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    27 alternatives to Proton Drive 

    Proton Drive is an end-to-end encrypted Swiss vault for your files, ensuring that nobody except those authorized by you can access your data.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionProton Drive has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Dark ModeProton Drive supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Privacy focusedProton Drive is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Two-factor AuthenticationProton Drive supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    5.  No TrackingProton Drive will not track you or use your personal data.
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