Top 10 Open Source File Sharing Programs: Page 3

Posted September 17, 2007

James Maguire

James Maguire

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No, these program aren’t file sharing apps, but they’re closely related open source tools that you might need.

Developed by Phoenix Labs, this open source app works to protect your privacy as you use a P2P network. It blocks incoming and outgoing connections on a IP blocklist. OS: Windows.

Owl Intranet Knowledgebase
Useful for businesses of many sizes, Owl is a multi-user document repository, as well as a document management system. It allows you to easily publish documents on the Web for collaborative sharing and peer review. One major advantage: it’s highly scalable, meaning it grows as your needs grow. It's Web-based, so it’s OS-independent.

eGroupWare: Enterprise Collaboration
You didn’t think file sharing was just for people, ahem, “building their music collection,” did you? Equipped with a Web interface, eGroupware enables serious inter-office communication between far-flung workers. It helps the whole staff keep up with their contacts, appointments, and to-dos. OS: Windows, Linux, Mac.

The appropriately-named FileZilla is a veritable Godzilla of FTP and SFTP clients. It’s fast, and has all the essential tools built in: configurable speed limits, filename filters, large file capability (that one’s important). Plus it has a real cool name. You can say to friends, “Hey, let’s use FileZilla" (then let out an animal roar). That will definitely impress them. OS client: Windows, Mac, Linux. OS server: Windows only.

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