Depends what you're trying to do. Are these shares mostly one off? Do they need to be retained for a long time and/or have a system of ownership/checking in an out/changes made over history? How large do the files need to go up to each?
>I need to use a service that is proprietary and has privacy concerns for one reason or another, be it GoogleDrive, Dropbox etc. Can it be safer?
Cryptomator is a simple way to use a big name service while also basically encrypting everything before uploading, without a lot of manual fucking around. Just something to keep in mind if for whatever reason you end up stuck on Google Drive .
>Files for immediate download with shared links and without account requirement
Something based on Pomf / Uguu (linked by anon above) or an instance of Send (like https://send.ephemeral.land/
,) which is end to end encrypted. Note many of these have expiration and file size limits ,or the instances can often go down if the owner runs into some issue, can't afford to pay etc. Not for long term storage of important stuff. >Account focused (if not necessarily required) hosts
ProtonDrive is almost exactly a drop in replacement for GoogleDrive, but not hosted by Google and goes along with Proton's expanding assortment of There are others; Mega is popular. Filen is up and coming and a nice alternative. There are many other end to end encrypted hosts with differing amounts of storage, costs, and features. >Self-hosting or multiple host potential, FOSS encrypted solutions
All of these you can host on your own hardware, install it on a site you own/config, rent hosting with a pre-config instance, or sometimes use an existing instance. NextCloud has a ton of features that you can enable as you wish. CryptPad can do storage or collab stuff . There are others as well. >FOSS encrypted Utility that's distributed, peer to peer, or require prearranged nodes/endpoints
Syncthing is great for syncing between known endpoints but you need to have storage, set it up etc. Can be used for collab but its not its main thing. OnionShare sends stuff through TOR among other features. RetroShare has a lot of features so long as you can invite the users you wPost too long. Click here to view the full text.