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Seafile vs Syncthing: What are the differences?

Seafile: Open source cloud storage software with advanced features. A file syncing and collaboration platform for enterprise. It provides Dropbox like file syncing. It also comes with rich collaboration features, includes file preview, discussion, wiki. The goal is to help customers to build an unified and easy-to-use file management platform behind their firewalls; Syncthing: *Open Source Continuous File Synchronization *. It is a continuous file synchronization program. It synchronizes files between two or more computers and 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, if it is shared with some third party and how it's transmitted over the internet.

Seafile and Syncthing can be categorized as "File Storage" tools.

Some of the features offered by Seafile are:

  • Cross Platform File Syncing
  • Mobile File Access
  • Seafile Drive client:a new nice way to work with your files

On the other hand, Syncthing provides the following key features:

  • Configure and monitor Syncthing via a responsive and powerful interface accessible via your browser
  • Portable
  • Synchronize as many folders as you need with different people

Seafile is an open source tool with 7.32K GitHub stars and 1.18K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Seafile's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Seafile?

    A file syncing and collaboration platform for enterprise. It provides Dropbox like file syncing. It also comes with rich collaboration features, includes file preview, discussion, wiki. The goal is to help customers to build an unified and easy-to-use file management platform behind their firewalls.

    What is Syncthing?

    It is a continuous file synchronization program. It synchronizes files between two or more computers and 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, if it is shared with some third party and how it's transmitted over the internet.

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    What are some alternatives to Seafile and Syncthing?
    Nextcloud
    A suite of client-server software for creating and using file hosting services The most deployed self-hosted file share and collaboration platform on the web. Access & collaborate across your devices.
    ownCloud
    It is an open source, self-hosted file sync and share app platform. Access & sync your files, contacts, calendars & bookmarks across your devices. You decide what happens with your data, where it is and who can access it.
    Dropbox
    Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.
    OneDrive
    Outlook.com is a free, personal email service from Microsoft. Keep your inbox clutter-free with powerful organizational tools, and collaborate easily with OneDrive and Office Online integration.
    Google Drive
    Keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos, and more. Your first 15 GB of storage are free with a Google Account. Your files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer.
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