The freedom to run the program as you wish, for any purpose
The freedom to study how the program works, and change it so it does your computing as you wish. Access to the source code is a precondition for this.
The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor.
The freedom to distribute copies of your modified versions to others. By doing this you can give the whole community a chance to benefit from your changes. Access to the source code is a precondition for this.
Nextcloud works because of Free Software and thus, today, as part of the cool campaign of the FSFE, we want to tell the wider Free Software community how much we appreciate them!
Talk by Frank Karlitschek about why we started Nextcloud: to do better for our users, contributors and customers!
Standing on huge shoulders
Nextcloud builds on dozens of other Free Software projects, from Qt for our desktop client to Sabre/DAV for WebDAV, ZendFramework and many others. Building a great application like Nextcloud without standing on the shoulders of such giants is wholly impossible, which makes us a great example of what makes Free Software work so well for both home users and of course enterprises!
So, to all contributors to the Free Software community:
Our latest release supports a healthy meeting culture, introduces the Nextcloud Assistant and emphasizes user-centric design, transparency and user control. Thank you to our community! 💙 Nextcloud would not be the same without our dedicated, encouraging community. A huge thank you to the thousands of community members for making this release the best it can […]
As the Conference is fast approaching, we would like to additionally present you with the full program for the weekend. From our keynote speakers and panelists, to lightning talks and workshops, we have a full agenda booked that we cannot wait to experience with you! Keynote speakers Nextcloud is pleased to welcome the following keynote […]
Video calls and online chats are second nature for us at this point. Taking your work call virtually or communicating with your manager online can all be done from home and this style of working is generally accepted. However, what is not universally accepted is the fact that Big Tech firms are ambiguous about what […]
Over the last year, AI has become a popular topic. Some is hype, some is substance. Some is good, some is bad. We want to give you the good, not the bad, and ignore the hype! AI has a ton of opportunity – but also risk. So we put you in control – off by […]
Nextcloud is on an international tour spreading the word of Nextcloud Hub 6 this October! Go to any of the following events to: Whether you’re in Germany, Italy, Latvia, Singapore or the UAE, we’re ready to share the latest of what Nextcloud has to offer nearest you. Open Source Week (OSW23) Oct. 3-5 – Rome, […]
Just like that, the Nextcloud Conference has come to a close. It’s been an exciting weekend and we can’t wait to share it with you! Today was the second and final day of the conference and we hope it was a great experience for all who attended. If you missed it, sit back and relax […]
After a full day of keynotes, talks and discussions, Day 1 of the Nextcloud Conference is complete! Thank you to everyone who made it here from near or far and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow for Day 2! If you missed it or want a recap, read on! The motto of the 2023 […]