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:
The File Drop feature in Nextcloud Files enables customers, patients, clients or partners to upload files for you in a secure cloud folder you shared through a link. Easy and personal Send files and folders with just a few clicks to one or multiple customers. Create personal links for them to upload data to you. […]
At Nextcloud, we are dedicated to sharing our mission, values and products with you. That’s why this year, we’re headed to the biggest IT, digital technology and open source events all over Europe! If you have the opportunity to attend an event, you’ll: We hope to see you this month at the following events! ESUP […]
EsLibre Conference The EsLibre conference is a free software conference centered around libre technologies and open source projects. This year, Nextcloud will give a talk and workshop: “nc-env: a tool to mount Nextcloud environments on your computer!” Senior Sales Engineer, Pietro Marini will lead the workshop from 12-2pm, and there are only 15 spots available, […]