How to quickly share files between two computers?

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  • SFTPGo

    Fully featured and highly configurable SFTP server with optional HTTP/S, FTP/S and WebDAV support - S3, Google Cloud Storage, Azure Blob

    Give a try to the SFTPGo portable mode. To share the current directory read only you can use something like this:

  • aria2

    aria2 is a lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility operated in command-line. It supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink.

    https://aria2.github.io/ (torrent,etc)

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  • simple-http-server

    Simple http server in Rust (Windows/Mac/Linux)

  • magic-wormhole

    get things from one computer to another, safely

    Maybe https://github.com/magic-wormhole/magic-wormhole or https://github.com/schollz/croc?

  • croc

    Easily and securely send things from one computer to another :crocodile: :package:

    Maybe https://github.com/magic-wormhole/magic-wormhole or https://github.com/schollz/croc?

  • Caddy

    Fast, multi-platform web server with automatic HTTPS

    Apache would be rather exaggerated for this in my view. If I had to, I would use simpler and more lightweight web servers like Caddy.

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