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WiFi File Transfer Alternatives

WiFi File Transfer is described as '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. The free version limits the file size to 5 MB' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WiFi File Transfer for a variety of platforms, including Android, Android Tablet, Windows, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is KDE Connect, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WiFi File Transfer are ShareDrop, AirDroid, AirMore and NitroShare.

WiFi File Transfer alternatives are mainly Mobile Remote Control Tools but may also be Screen Mirroring Apps or Remote Desktop Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WiFi File Transfer.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Android

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  1. KDE Connect is a project that aims to communicate all your devices. For example, with KDE Connect you can receive your phone notifications on your computer, or just use your phone as a remote control for your desktop.

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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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  3. AirDroid is an intelligent device management platform for remote control, files transfer, managing documents, receiving and sending text, receiving notifications, and even screen mirroring on the computer.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    File transfer & management
  4. AirMore is a cross-platform tool to access mobile devices wirelessly over the web. It can transfer Android and iOS device files to PC and vice versa.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in AirMore without registration.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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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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  6. croc is a tool I built to easily and securely transfer stuff from one computer to another.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedCroc is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceCroc either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  7. LanXchange icon

    LanXchange

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

    A simple tool for spontaneous, local network file transfers.

    ⚫︎ LightweightLanXchange consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in LanXchange without registration.
    ⚫︎ PortableLanXchange can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Windows
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    TrebleShot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    Send and receive files over available connections Share your videos and songs within the application There is no limit.

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    Discontinued

    The project has been set as deprecated in September 2021. It will no longer receive feature updates or bug fixes. Future updates will only include translation related changes.

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    Warpinator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    SHAREit

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • KaiOS

    SHAREit - An inter-phone transmission tool that has zero network traffic; Works even without internet connection and 60x faster than Bluetooth.

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