When comparing Syncthing vs pCloud, the Slant community recommends Syncthing for most people. In the question“What are the best personal file-syncing solutions?” Syncthing is ranked 1st while pCloud is ranked 11th. The most important reason people chose Syncthing is:
Licensed under [MIT](https://github.com/calmh/syncthing/blob/master/LICENSE).
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Pro Free and open-source
Licensed under MIT.
Available for Linux, OS X and Windows and web.
Pro Reasonably active community forum
Pro Works out of the box
Requires no configuration to protect your privacy; it just works.
Pro Unofficial Android client available
An Android app was created by a third-party.
Pro No file size limits
Allows you to store your HD videos, FLAC music files, and large documents.
Pro Desktop app doesn't take space on hard disk
Computers see it as a network drive.
Pro Lifetime options for storage space
Pro Other users can upload files to your storage
Have others upload files directly to your account from any browser using "Upload links".
Pro Very reliable
Pro No synchronization speed limits
Sync files as fast as your internet plan allows you to.
Backup and use your files from any device with Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, or iOS.
Pro Free 20gb of storage
Higher than all the other cloud services except Mega.
Pro 2tb storage and 2tb bandwidth
Unlike all the other clouds this makes it great for sharing large files. To lots of people.
Pro Free bandwidth with ads
This is nice if you don't care about what is people see on the page when you share the file and you have large files to send.
Con In beta
Although mostly stable, such stability is not guaranteed, and support is only community driven. Caution advised.