Open Source Syncthing Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Syncthing is FreeFileSync. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Syncthing and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Syncthing are rsync (Free, Open Source), SyncTrayzor (Free, Open Source), Rclone (Free, Open Source) and Onionshare (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 22, 2021

    1. SparkleShare is a Free Open Source syncing tool. Its light, secure and easy to use. SparkleShare allows you to setup your own servers so you always keep control on your data.
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    2. A Dropbox-like file manager that connect to your existing storage: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Git, S3, Minio, Dropbox, Google Drive.
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    3. Librevault is an open-source peer-to-peer file synchronization program, designed with convenience and privacy in mind. Our goal is to make a better alternative to BitTorrent Sync and Syncthing.


      The project seems to be abandoned since March 2017. Latest version, v0.1.19, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    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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    5. Tracim is a collaborative software designed to allow people to share and work on various data and document types. With Tracim, you manage and share in the same place: forum-like threads, files and automatic versioning, wiki-like pages for online information.

    6. This is a fork of the Syncthing-Android wrapper for Syncthing that brings major enhancements like: * Individual sync conditions can be applied per device and per folder * Recent changes UI, click to open files. * "Battery eater" problem is fixed.
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      Syncthing alone was not working for me to transfer files from work profile to personal profile so installed each syncthing and its fork and it worked.
      Positive comment 6 months ago

      M_O_Z_G Syncthing-Fork is enhancement version of original Android app.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

    7. Syncany is an open-source cloud storage and filesharing application. It allows users to backup and share certain folders of their workstations using any kind of storage, e.g. FTP, Amazon S3 or Google Storage.


      "The core team of Syncany is on hiatus for an indefinite amount of time." See

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      s42transfer is a web site permitting to upload mulitple files in a simple way and give unique links with compressed files along with email sharing functionality. A demonstration of the latest version is available on demo.s42.


      The software hasn't been updated in more than two years, but you can still use it.

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    8. Teknik is dedicated to the advancement of technology and ideas, and we provide these services to help those who try to innovate. Each file is encrypted on upload using an AES-256-CTR cipher.
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    9. croc is a tool I built to easily and securely transfer stuff from one computer to another. The only tool that is easily installed and used on any platform, and has secure peer-to-peer transferring, and has the capability to resume broken transfers.
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