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 an app 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 IPFS (Free, Open Source), Resilio Sync (Freemium), Seafile (Freemium, Open Source) and Yandex.Disk (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2020

    1. 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.
    2. IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines good 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.
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    3. Resilio Sync allows you to automatically sync files between computers via secure, distributed technology (P2P bittorrent protocol). Fast, intelligent file transfers.
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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.
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    5. 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.
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    6. Pydio is the mature alternative to Dropbox and Box.com, to build your own box, on your own servers.
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    7. 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.
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      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.
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    8. 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.

      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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    9. 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.
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