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Snapdrop for Android

Instant file sharing - free and open source!
Snapdrop for Android is an Android™ client for the free and open source local file sharing solution https://snapdrop.net/.

Do you also sometimes have the problem that you just need to quickly transfer a file from your phone to the PC?

USB? - Old fashioned!
Bluetooth? - Much too cumbersome and slow!
E-mail? - Please not another email I write to myself!

Snapdrop!

Snapdrop is a local file sharing solution which completely works in your browser. A bit like Apple's Airdrop, but not only for Apple devices. Windows, Linux, Android, IPhone, Mac - no problem at all!

However, even if it theoretically would fully work in your browser, you will love this app if you want to use Snapdrop more often in your daily life. Thanks to perfect integration into the Android operating system, files are sent even faster. Directly from within other apps you can select Snapdrop to share with.

Thanks to its radical simplicity, "Snapdrop for Android" makes the everyday life of hundreds of users easier. As an open source project we have don't have any commercial interests but want to make the world a little bit better. Join and convince yourself!

SOURCE CODE:
https://github.com/fm-sys/snapdrop-android

PRIVACY:
This app interacts with https://snapdrop.net/ to be able to discover other devices running Snapdrop in your local network. However, none of your files is ever sent to any server but are transferred directly peer-to-peer between your devices.

CREDIT:
The app and its icon are based on the Snapdrop Open Source project, which is hosted and maintained by RobinLinus. See also https://www.github.com/robinlinus/snapdrop

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.7.1 (13) suggested Added on 2021-07-22

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 4.1 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.7.0 (12) - Added on 2021-07-22

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • request install packages
      Allows an application to request installation of packages.
    • android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 4.3 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log