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Nextcloud - File Hosting

Nextcloud – File Hosting

Nextcloud is a free and open source file hosting software application. It can replace proprietary services like Google Docs/Sheets/Calendar/etc, Dropbox, Skype, and more. You install Nextcloud on your own server. You, therefore, have control over your data, unlike proprietary services. Nextcloud does not offer file storage hosting options. Nextcloud is a fork of ownCloud. Frank Karlitschek the original ownCloud developer forked ownCloud to create Nextcloud. It is licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License, and the initial release was in 2010.

Nextcloud – Protecting your data

The self-hosted productivity platform that keeps you in control.


  • Nextcloud Files – Enterprise File Sync and Share – Nextcloud Files offers an on-premise Universal File Access and sync platform with powerful collaboration capabilities and desktop, mobile and web interfaces.
  • Nextcloud Talk – Calls, chat and web meetings – Nextcloud Talk delivers on-premises, private audio/video conferencing and text chat through browser and mobile interfaces with integrated screen sharing and SIP integration.
  • Nextcloud Groupware – Calendar, Contacts & Mail – Nextcloud Groupware integrates Calendar, Contacts, Mail and other productivity features to help teams get their work done faster, easier and on your terms.

Source: Nextcloud’s home page

Nextcloud Dashboard

Nextcloud Dashboard


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