Web Server for Chrome Alternatives

    Web Server for Chrome is described as 'A Web Server for Chrome, serves web pages from a local folder over the network, using HTTP. Runs offline' and is an app in the Development category. There are six alternatives to Web Server for Chrome for a variety of platforms, including Android, Linux, the Web, Android Tablet and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is ShareDrop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Web Server for Chrome are WiFi File Explorer Pro (Freemium), servefile (Free, Open Source), WebSharingLite File/Media Sync (Free) and WiFi File Transfer (Freemium).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Sep 22, 2020

    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • WebRTC
    • WiFi File Explorer allows you to browse, download and stream files that are on your phone, using a web browser via a WiFi connection.
      • Freemium
      • Android
      • Android Tablet


    • Quick way to serve any directory or file.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • WebSharing enables you to wirelessly transfer files to and from your phone/device using a web browser.
    • WiFi File Transfer is a light-weight web server that lets you upload and download files to/from your phone over a wireless connection. Transfer files without a USB cable.
      • Freemium
      • Android
    • Warpinator is a 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • Linux Mint