Syncthing Alternatives

    In an age of increasing security concerns, privacy-focused tools like Syncthing have gained notoriety among the tech crowd. The app securely synchronizes files across computers and mobile devices.

    There are some great alternatives, most being open-source like Syncthing, which is important to many developers as the source code is always available to check for security holes. Others may prefer to put their trust in well-established commercial tools.

    Some alternatives require a decentralized server but you can easily filter for peer-to-peer tools to find the closest matches. Most tools have desktop apps for Mac, Windows and Linux. Many also provide Android or iPhone apps as well.

    This page was last updated Aug 5, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      nFreezer (for encrypted freezer) is an encrypted-at-rest backup tool, designed specifically for the case when the destination server is untrusted. With nFreezer, the data is safe on the destination server even if a malicious user gets root access to it.
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    1. O&O FileDirect makes it possible to share an unlimited number of files without having to load them in the cloud. This way your confidential files are never out of your hands. You maintain complete control over who gets to see them.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      You upload files without registration.
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    2. Remote Access to Windows File Share without VPN, syncing or migrating data in a public cloud.
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    3. A global music industry marketplace for collaboration and business opportunities. We provide time-saving tools, cloud storage, playlist curation and music representation for licensing to TV, Film, Ads and Games.
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    4. TransferNow is a sharing service to transfer large files from point A to point B. With it you can send all types of large documents of up to 20 GB (photos, videos, audio, documents...) to your friends, co-workers, or family.
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    5. CloudBerry Box provides bi-directional synchronization of data across remote computers. Synchronization between end-points is performed through your cloud storage account. No 3rd party services involved into data processing.


      This product is no longer supported, but the last version, 1.5, released in October 2015, is available for free from the official website.

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    6. With Work Folders users can store and access work files on personal computers and devices, often referred to as bring-your-own device (BYOD), in addition to corporate PCs. Users gain a convenient location to store work files, and they can access them from anywhere.
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    7. The Unlimited Cloud Storage made for Teams! Get as much storage as you want for each of your projects. With real-time communication, versioning and much more!.
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    8. Binfer is a direct device-to-device data transfer platform that includes file sharing, sync, web drop, communication and private cloud products. User data is never stored on any third-party servers.
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