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Transfer on LAN Alternatives

Transfer on LAN is described as 'software that allows multiple users to transfer files (or folders) on a local network. It is cross-platform and requires no configuration' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Transfer on LAN for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Transfer on LAN are ShareDrop, NitroShare, Dukto R6 and OpenDrop.

Transfer on LAN alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Large File Transfer Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Transfer on LAN.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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    Syncthing

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron

    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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedSyncthing is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionSyncthing has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ LightweightSyncthing consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSyncthing supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceSyncthing either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  2. 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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    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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    Dukto R6

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • Symbian S60
    • Android Tablet

    Dukto is an easy file transfer tool designed for LAN use.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Dukto R6 without registration.
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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer maintained. Last version, released in 2013 can be still downloaded on the official website

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    OpenDrop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    OpenDrop is a command-line tool that allows sharing files between devices directly over Wi-Fi. Its unique feature is that it is protocol-compatible with Apple AirDrop which allows to share files with Apple devices running iOS and macOS.

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    AirDrop

    • 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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    Feem

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Share files offline. No servers. No cloud. No limits.

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    LAN-Share

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LAN Share is a cross platform local area network file transfer application, built using Qt GUI framework. It can be used to transfer a whole folder, one or more files, large or small immediately without any additional configuration.

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    elapp

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Elapp let's you send files to mobile and desktop devices near you. Send photos and videos to friends nearby super fast without losing quality.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End Encryptionelapp has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in elapp without registration.
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    WiFi File Explorer Pro

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    WiFi File Explorer allows you to browse, download and stream files that are on your phone, using a web browser via a WiFi connection. No more taking your phone apart to get the SD card out to access your camera pics ;)

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