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European file hosting services

With a file hosting service, users can upload files to back them up or share them with others. Usually, such services offer apps that, for example, sync folders on a computer or automatically upload all pictures from a smartphone.

This category contains services from companies based in a member state of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
You can read more about the listing criteria here.

European services

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Slovenia EU EU hosted Free plan

Koofr is a file hosting service from Slovenia. They offer a web application and apps for iOS, Android and macOS.

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Uses renewable energy
EEA EU hosted Free plan

Jottacloud is a Norwegian file hosting service that offers their service for personal and business use. Office documents can be viewed and edited directly in the application. Jottacloud provides apps for most major platforms like Windows, macOS, Android, iOS and a CLI tool.

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Germany EU EU hosted Free plan

Filen is an German file hosting service with afforable prices and end-to-end encryption.

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Switzerland EFTA EU hosted

pCloud is a file hosting service from Switzerland with good prices and with apps for many platforms. Apps are offered for Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS and Android. Additionally, browser add-ons are offered with which, for example, images can be quickly stored in pCloud's storage.

In the basic plan, the data is not encrypted on the client, but there is an extra that can be purchased to activate zero-knowledge encryption.

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France EU EU hosted Open source Free plan

Cozy Cloud is a file hosting service from France, which allows you to store and access your documents, photos, etc. from any device, either through the browser or their mobile and desktop apps for all major platforms. In addition to storage, users have access to a multitude of applications to automatically manage and organize their data.

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Switzerland EFTA

tresorit is a file hosting service focused on data security. All data is automatically end-to-end encrypted, so it is not possible for the provider to read the data even if someone gets access to the server.

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Proton Drive

Switzerland EFTA Free plan
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Proton Drive is an end-to-end encrypted file hosting service with a strong focus on privacy. It is a product from the Swiss company Proton, which is also the maker of Proton Mail, Proton Calendar and Proton VPN. The product is new, so it does not have client apps just yet, but we hope they will follow soon.

Self-hosted & Open Source

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Germany EU Open source

Nextcloud is an open source file hosting service for self-hosting. The German company behind Nextcloud sells enterprise support for safe and compliant usage in companies or other organizations. In addition to file hosting services, which is marketed as Nextcloud Files, there is also Nextcloud Talk and Nextcloud Groupware. Nextcloud Talk offers audio and video calls and Nextcloud Groupware a calendar, contacts and email management. All products together are called Nextcloud Hub.

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