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Work Folders Alternatives

Work Folders is described as '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' and is a File Sync tool in the backup & sync category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Work Folders for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Work Folders are Resilio Sync , IPFS, Seafile and Yandex.Disk.

Work Folders alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Cloud Storage Services or Online Backup Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Work Folders.
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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. Resilio Sync  icon

    Resilio Sync

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    Resilio Sync allows you to automatically sync files between computers via secure, distributed technology (P2P bittorrent protocol).

    ⚫︎ Selective SynchronizationResilio Sync allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    ⚫︎ DecentralizedResilio Sync is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    IPFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the HTTP web, but with permanence built in.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedIPFS is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  4. Seafile is a professional open source cloud storage platform for organizations. It has complete file syncing and sharing features, reliable file storage and advanced privacy protection feature.

    ⚫︎ File VersioningSeafile has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    Yandex.Disk

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

    Yandex.Disk is a free cloud storage service that gives you access to your photos, videos and documents from any internet-enabled device. Download the app to your phone or tablet and you'll literally be able to carry your files with you everywhere.

    ⚫︎ Unlimited storageYandex.Disk offers a solution with unlimited cloud storage.
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    Pydio

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted

    Pydio is the mature alternative to Dropbox and Box.com, to build your own box, on your own servers.

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    Koofr

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Firefox

    Koofr is a safe, secure and simple way to store, backup and share your documents, photos, videos and more. It offers up to 10GB of free safe storage for your files with affordable upgrades and options to connect multiple cloud accounts.

    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationKoofr supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Koofr simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Selective SynchronizationKoofr allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportKoofr support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    ⚫︎ Built-in viewerKoofr shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    SugarSync

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    • Kindle Fire

    SugarSync is the best way to backup, access, sync, and share all your files and folders including documents, photos, videos, and music — from any computer or mobile device.

    ⚫︎ Selective SynchronizationSugarSync allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineSugarSync can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Sync files  between your computer and phone
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    Syncany

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Syncany is an open-source cloud storage and filesharing application. It allows users to backup and share certain folders of their workstations using any kind of storage, e.g. FTP, Amazon S3 or Google Storage.

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    Discontinued

    "The core team of Syncany is on hiatus for an indefinite amount of time." See https://github.com/syncany/syncany

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    Syncplicity

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    The only automated sync, back-up, collaboration and file management service powerful enough for a business user and easy enough for a novice. Secure, anywhere access to your files.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Syncplicity simultaneously.
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