Sync and Share Your Data, with Ease

ownCloud is the most straightforward way to file sync and share data. You don’t need to worry about where or how to access your files. With ownCloud all your data is where ever you are; accessible on all devices, any time.


ownCloud - file sharing at its finest

A Safe Home for All Your Data

ownCloud is hosted exclusively on your own private server/cloud so you can rest assured that your data is under your control. ownCloud is all about your privacy and works to protect your files. It ensures that access is controlled only by the one who should have control: You.

ownCloud - a safe home for your data

Your Data is Where You Are

When traveling, access ownCloud through your Android or iOS devices. Automatically upload pictures after taking them. Sync files at home or work with the desktop client keeping one or more local folders synchronized between devices. And wherever you are, the web interface lets you view, share and edit your files alone or with others. Want to integrate third-party storage providers? With its open and flexible architecture, ownCloud offers implementations of Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive and many more. Wherever you are, your data is with you.

ownCoud - your files are where you are

Community Driven

With over 50 million users and a very active developing community of over 1,100 contributors, ownCloud is one of the biggest open source projects worldwide. Start reaping in the benefits by joining the ownCloud community: Get help, contribute to our development team or sign up for exclusive beta versions.

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The last file sharing platform you'll ever need.

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Access Everything You Care About

ownCloud Server Web UI

ownCloud provides easy access to all your data – whenever you want, wherever you want. Search through content, setup favorites for frequently used files and browse through revisions. With the ability to implement an Elasticsearch server, you can power up the file search even more.

File access made easy. Focused on you.

Share With anybody on Your Terms

ownCloud file sharing dialog

Collaborate! With ownCloud you can invite your colleagues to work on or share files. Send password protected public links so others can upload files to you. Get notified on your phone when you get a share from your own or another ownCloud server. Share with anybody via email using the guests feature. ownCloud provides powerful permission management tools to control exactly who can access your files.

Collaboration made easy. Focused on you.

Mobile and Desktop Syncing

ownCloud feature overview

ownCloud offers rich Android and iOS mobile clients (see here), as well as Windows, Mac and Linux desktop sync clients (see here). Automatically upload your pictures and videos and synchronize selected files and folders. Trace activities on your server and get notified of new shares and other important events. All data transfers are highly secured by SSL encryption, chunked uploads, checksum verifications, WebDAV optimizations and much more.

Syncing made easy.

Extensible Through an Agile App Framework

Easily extend the functionalities of your new file sync and sharing software by installing community driven apps. Within our marketplace you‘ll find a variety of easy-to-install apps that customizes your ownCloud specific to your needs.

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If you want to develop an extension on your own, we encourage you to join our expansive, worldwide community. With our comprehensive documentation and our well-frequented forum, we offer an easy way to contribute.

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Still not convinced? There are more features waiting for you!

ownCloud feature external storage

External Storage

With ownCloud, you can also leverage pre-existing storage: FTP, Swift, S3, Dropbox and more. Administrators are able to decide whether to store the most sensitive data on-premises and less sensitive data in the cloud while making all of your files available through a single interface and enabling compliance with your chosen security and governance policies.

ownCloud feature file encryption

Encryption & Security

ownCloud is all about securing your data. Encrypt your data and make sure that no one, other than yourself, has access. With credential or master key based encryption, ownCloud adds an additional layer of security to your files.

ownCloud feature end-to-end-encryption

End-to-end Encryption

The new end-to-end encryption, or E2EE, plugin completely encrypts your data and neither an administrator nor third parties who have access to the infrastructure can read the data. The new E2EE plugin is the safest and easiest way to send encrypted files between two or more people.

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Did you know there‘s an ownCloud enterprise edition?
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Please see our support page. Many of recurring questions are already solved and you’ll find the answers there.

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