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Warpinator Alternatives

Warpinator is described as 'free, open-source tool for sending and receiving files between computers that are on the same network. All you need do is install Warpinator on the computers, choose a group code, edit your firewalls if necessary, and that’s all' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Warpinator for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Android, Mac, Windows and Android Tablet. The best alternative is ShareDrop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Warpinator are Dukto R6, NitroShare, OpenDrop and LanXchange.

Warpinator alternatives are mainly Large File Transfer Services but may also be Web Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Warpinator.
This page was last updated Jun 3, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer maintained.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



  3. 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.

  4. 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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  5. LanXchange

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    A simple tool for spontaneous, local network file transfers.



  6. 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.

  7. Warpinator for Android

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android

    Warpinator for Android is an unofficial port of Linux Mint's file sharing tool of the same name. It is fully compatible with the original protocol and allows for easy transfer of files between Android and Linux devices.

  8. ShareMe, previously Mi Drop, is an ad-free P2P file transfer tool that works without connecting to the internet

  9. 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.

  10. elapp

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

    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.

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