LANDrop is a cross-platform tool that you can use to conveniently transfer photos, videos, and other types of files to other devices on the same local network.

Overview

Package

Drop any files to any devices on your LAN. No need to use instant messaging for that anymore.

LANDrop is a cross-platform tool that you can use to conveniently transfer photos, videos, and other types of files to other devices on the same local network.

You can download prebuilts of LANDrop from the official website.

Features

  • Cross platform: when we say it, we mean it. iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, Linux, name yours.
  • Ultra fast: uses your local network for transferring. Internet speed is not a limit.
  • Easy to use: intuitive UI. You know how to use it when you see it.
  • Secure: uses state-of-the-art cryptography algorithm. No one else can see your files.
  • No celluar data: outside? No problem. LANDrop can work on your personal hotspot, without consuming celluar data.
  • No compression: doesn't compress your photos and videos when sending.

Building

The AppImage we provide as the prebuilt for Linux might not work on your machine. You can build LANDrop by yourself if the prebuilt doesn't work for you.

To build LANDrop:

  1. Download and install the dependencies: Qt and libsodium
    If you are using a Debian-based distro, such as Ubuntu, you can install libsodium via
    sudo apt install libsodium-dev
    
  2. Clone this repository
    git clone https://github.com/LANDrop/LANDrop
    
  3. Run the following commands
    mkdir -p LANDrop/build
    cd LANDrop/build
    qmake ../LANDrop
    make -j$(nproc)
    sudo make install
    
  4. You can now run LANDrop via
    landrop
    
Comments
  • Error in Ubuntu (Could not load the Qt platform plugin

    Error in Ubuntu (Could not load the Qt platform plugin "xcb")

    • platform: Ubuntu18.04
    • error

    When executing the AppImage, I encountered the following error:

    qt.qpa.plugin: Could not load the Qt platform plugin "xcb" in "" even though it was found.
    This application failed to start because no Qt platform plugin could be initialized. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.
    
    Available platform plugins are: xcb.
    
    Aborted (core dumped)
    

    Thanks for your great work and looking forward to your suggestions!

    bug documentation 
    opened by hibetterheyj 5
  • Can't find recvive file in FileExplorer on Android11

    Can't find recvive file in FileExplorer on Android11

    LanDrop On Android11(xiaomi/10s/MIUI12.5),Can't find recvive file in FileExplorer。 Send a word file(docx) to mobile phone,and receive success, but can't find it in my fileExporer。 Where is the file?

    thank you.

    opened by nefusmzj 4
  • "Your system needs to support tray icon." error on startup

    Just installed LANDrop through AUR and getting the above error on launch.

    I am on Manjaro Linux with Gnome DE (3.38).

    Any pointers on how to fix this?

    bug invalid wontfix 
    opened by thomaseizinger 4
  • Open source iOS & Android Apps?

    Open source iOS & Android Apps?

    I saw this in the README:

    Cross platform: when we say it, we mean it. iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, Linux, name yours.

    I was looking to contribute to this since I have some ideas I would like to see in LANDrop, (great project btw), so I had a look in the repo but I don't see iOS and Android in there, but I do see them in the app stores.

    Are there any plans to open source the iOS & Android apps?

    enhancement invalid wontfix 
    opened by pateljoel 3
  • AppImage could not be start

    AppImage could not be start

    version: 0.4.0

    $ ./LANDrop-latest-linux.AppImage 
    qt.qpa.plugin: Could not load the Qt platform plugin "xcb" in "" even though it was found.
    This application failed to start because no Qt platform plugin could be initialized. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.
    
    Available platform plugins are: xcb.
    
    Aborted
    

    os version:

    $ cat /etc/os-release 
    NAME="elementary OS"
    VERSION="5.1.7 Hera"
    ID=elementary
    ID_LIKE=ubuntu
    PRETTY_NAME="elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera"
    LOGO=distributor-logo
    VERSION_ID="5.1.7"
    HOME_URL="https://elementary.io/"
    SUPPORT_URL="https://elementary.io/support"
    BUG_REPORT_URL="https://github.com/elementary/os/issues/new"
    PRIVACY_POLICY_URL="https://elementary.io/privacy-policy"
    VERSION_CODENAME=hera
    UBUNTU_CODENAME=bionic
    

    kernel

    $ uname -a
    Linux element 5.4.0-75-generic #84~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jun 4 01:43:49 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
    
    bug invalid wontfix 
    opened by 0x9394 2
  • Clarify build packages

    Clarify build packages

    Just a minor update to README to include packages required for building

    Have also tested again Debian, Ubuntu and Raspbian, all of which seem to build

    opened by kylegordon 2
  • Connection timed out couldn't be fixed

    Connection timed out couldn't be fixed

    Couldn't fix the "Connection timed out" error. On the same web in school intranet (not secured network)... Only succeed once in file transfer when the iPadOS client also showed some error (didn't screenshot :-( ) image

    opened by gingerbreap 1
  • Bluetooth?

    Bluetooth?

    I know this is called 'LANdrop' but what if your phones are not on the same LAN, but are close to each other. Could you add the ability to use bluetooth to do the filetransfer?

    My use case is ... I'm at a b-day party or other group event, and everyone has been taking photos/videos. Would love to have an easy way to share (full-size) photos/videos which each other. Whatsapp/Messenger etc all reduce quality of the photos when they sent them.

    Bonus if you could somehow create a p2p bucket --where everyone can dump their files into, and everyone sync's to each other, as long as one client has a copy of all the files. Almost like an instant torrent, but whose contents can change dynamically.

    Just my crazy ideas....

    enhancement invalid wontfix 
    opened by midzelis 1
  • Feature suggestion: add to share sheet on iOS

    Feature suggestion: add to share sheet on iOS

    As a user, I would like to be able to send files by using the standard iOS share sheet. For example, if I am in the photos app:

    1. Select photo
    2. Click the share icon
    3. Select LANDrop app
    4. A window would appear allowing me to select the destination device

    The next time I do this, the last device selected would be default.

    Please see example from Discord

    image

    enhancement invalid wontfix 
    opened by shanejs 1
  • Extra attributes

    Extra attributes

    Transferred files losing their extra attributes (like +x flag on executables). This is much more painful on Haiku, where the files can have tons of extra attributes. Any way to support to transfer them too?

    enhancement invalid wontfix 
    opened by extrowerk 1
  • Running the AppImage on Linux doesn't display any UI window

    Running the AppImage on Linux doesn't display any UI window

    I downloaded the latest AppImage (as of 06/12/2021) to ~/.local/bin, provided executable permission, and then added the desktop entry in ~/.local/share/applications.

    When I try to open the application using the icon from launcher, nothing happens. I just get a notification saying "LANDrop is launched here". When I try to open it once again, I get an error message saying port 52637 is already in use.

    Checked running process and killed both instances of AppRun.wrapped.

    Tried starting the application using the AppImage directly. Same result.

    OS: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa)

    enhancement invalid wontfix 
    opened by subsr97 1
  • Non valid characters in filename crashes the Windows app

    Non valid characters in filename crashes the Windows app

    When sending an image from iPhone to Windows 10, the Windows application crashes if the filename contains invalid characters in Windows (such as “,”).

    Teknofilo - 001

    Teknofilo - 002

    opened by luisaguilarmateo 0
  • Feature Request: Custom Downloads Folder

    Feature Request: Custom Downloads Folder

    The current version of LANDrop does not support customizing the download receiving directory, especially in the Android version where the downloaded files are placed in the Android/data directory, which is very worrying whether Google will restrict the permissions of this folder in the future and make us impossible to take out our files .

    opened by Radium-bit 0
  • build LANDrop on msys2 error

    build LANDrop on msys2 error

    build LANDrop on msys2 error:

    : release/crypto.o:crypto.cpp:(.text+0xae): undefined reference to crypto_scalarmult' C:/msys64/mingw64/bin/../lib/gcc/x86_64-w64-mingw32/12.2.0/../../../../x86_64-w64-mingw32/bin/ld.exe: release/crypto.o:crypto.cpp:(.text+0x285): undefined reference tocrypto_generichash' C:/msys64/mingw64/bin/../lib/gcc/x86_64-w64-mingw32/12.2.0/../../../../x86_64-w64-mingw32/bin/ld.exe: release/crypto.o:crypto.cpp:(.text+0x4c2): undefined reference to randombytes_buf' C:/msys64/mingw64/bin/../lib/gcc/x86_64-w64-mingw32/12.2.0/../../../../x86_64-w64-mingw32/bin/ld.exe: release/crypto.o:crypto.cpp:(.text+0x5a0): undefined reference tocrypto_aead_chacha20poly1305_ietf_encrypt' C:/msys64/mingw64/bin/../lib/gcc/x86_64-w64-mingw32/12.2.0/../../../../x86_64-w64-mingw32/bin/ld.exe: release/crypto.o:crypto.cpp:(.text+0x94a): undefined reference to crypto_aead_chacha20poly1305_ietf_decrypt' C:/msys64/mingw64/bin/../lib/gcc/x86_64-w64-mingw32/12.2.0/../../../../x86_64-w64-mingw32/bin/ld.exe: release/crypto.o:crypto.cpp:(.text+0xce1): undefined reference tosodium_init' C:/msys64/mingw64/bin/../lib/gcc/x86_64-w64-mingw32/12.2.0/../../../../x86_64-w64-mingw32/bin/ld.exe: release/crypto.o:crypto.cpp:(.text+0xe5d): undefined reference to randombytes_buf' C:/msys64/mingw64/bin/../lib/gcc/x86_64-w64-mingw32/12.2.0/../../../../x86_64-w64-mingw32/bin/ld.exe: release/crypto.o:crypto.cpp:(.text+0xec3): undefined reference tocrypto_scalarmult_base' collect2.exe: error: ld returned 1 exit status make[1]: *** [Makefile.Release:145: release/LANDrop.exe] Error 1 make[1]: Leaving directory 'C:/msys64/home/HDC/landrop.github/LANDrop/build' make: *** [Makefile:45: release] Error 2

    opened by uvery9 0
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